Essays Tagged: "Tendon"

Achilles Tendon Rupture: The Diagnosis

Achilles Tendon RuptureBeing the largest tendon in the body, the Achilles tendon connects the gastrocnemius ( ... dy, the Achilles tendon connects the gastrocnemius (calf muscle) to the calcaneus bone of the foot. Tendons are rather strong, but not very flexible. Now since its the largest tendon, you can imagine ... an be easily injured and can be very painful.When your gastrocnemius muscle contracts, the Achilles tendon is stretched upwards, forcing your toes down. This process is critical in some every day acti ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Repetetive Strain Injury (RSI)

e. When the soft tissue is strained, after a while, the can become tiny tears in in the muscles and tendons, which can escalade and cause permanant tissue damage and disability. Repetitive strain inju ... have RSI as trying to ignore the problem may result in serious injury to your muscles, nerves, and tendons.Correct keyboarding and posture have everything to do with RSI. By being able to correctly k ...

(2 pages) 24 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Tendinitis Report

TENDINITISTendonitis is an inflammation or irritation of a tendon. A tendon is any of the thick fibrous cords ... tach the muscles to the bones. A sheath of tissue similar to the lining of joints usually surrounds tendons. The condition that causes pain and tenderness outside the joint is most common around the s ... causes pain and tenderness outside the joint is most common around the shoulders, elbows and knees. Tendonitis can also occur in the hips and the wrists.The most common cause of tendonitis is injury o ...

(4 pages) 30 1 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Ultrasound Physical Medical Treatment

a safe and effective method for treatment of muscular injuries, soft tissue damage and ligament and tendon ailments. Therapeutic ultrasounds uses low frequency, long wavelength energy to impact the su ... overed.The ultrasound is the best form of heat treatment for joint and muscle sprains, bursitis and tendonitis because of the natures of the waves which create the heat. Ultrasound treatment is specif ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.2 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

A Look at Arthrogryposis.

ich causes the joint to stay in one position. If there is a lack of joint movement, this means that tendons connecting to the joint are not stretched to their normal length. These short tendons make n ... hem. Once the cast is taken off, the joints that were in the cast are very hard to move because the tendons have not been stretched for a long time.There are four main causes for limitation of joint m ...

(3 pages) 18 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Osgood Schlatter's disease

f the knee. As with the other joints of the body, the knee consists of bones, cartilage, ligaments, tendons, and muscles. There are 4 main bones of the knee. These bones are the femur, fibula, tibia, ... ch run lateral and medial as well as anterior and posterior in the knee. There is also the patellar tendon which connects the patella to the tibial tuberosity. This is the location in which Osgood-Sch ...

(11 pages) 26 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

This book is about a girl that plays diffrent charactors

s mom's palm fron side to side. mostly trough that rubbery pad you have there and only chipping one tendon rather badly.Some of the people were witnesses but they don't know who they'll choose. One of ...

(2 pages) 397 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Microscopic Structure of the mammalian gaseous exchange system

ig's trotter as to investigate deep in the bone the skin must be first cut off without damaging the tendons and the cartilage beneath. Also, I would expect the trotter might be damaged when it is slic ... en the fluid in the surrounding the soft tissue builds up and eventually would lead to joint pains. Tendons are tough as they are less susceptible to damage. They are composed of special cells called ...

(1 pages) 1048 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This essay is about the patella tendon or patella ligament and the injury to it called Patellar Tendonitis.

Patellar TendonitisThe patellar ligament is a strong, flat, ligamentous band, about 8 cm in length. It is ver ... at, ligamentous band, about 8 cm in length. It is very odd because it can be called a ligament or a tendon. It can be a ligament because it connects the femur with the patella and the tibia and a tend ... uperficial fibers of the ligament are continuous over the front of the patella that starts from the tendon of the quadriceps femoris and ends at the tibia. The medial and lateral parts of the tendon o ...

(3 pages) 1574 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

MRI of Soft Tissues

p;……………………13Differentiation of Rotator Cuff Tendon Pathology..…………………...146. Elbow …&hel ... tion. Different kinds of oblique planes and projections provide MR images of the muscles, bones and tendons of the glenohumeral joints of the shoulder. MRI also provides images of the rotator cuff tea ...

(16 pages) 16 1 5.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Science Essays

muscular system

de up of voluntary and involuntary muscles, skeletal, visceral, and cardiac muscles, blood vessels, tendons and nerves.Http:// muscles are muscles that you h ... act to move parts of the body closer to the bone most skeletal muscles are attached to two bones by tendons muscles move by shortening their length, pulling on tendons, and moving bones closer to each ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology