Forearm Tendonitis

Overview Forearm tendonitis is aggravation of the tendons of the lower arm. The lower arm is the piece of your arm between the wrist and the elbow. Tendons are delicate groups of connective tissue that append muscles to bones and …

Comminuted Fracture

Overview Bones are the most resilient body part of humans. But still, they are not invincible. Too much force can break them into pieces. A comminuted fracture is a breakage of the bone into more than two fragments. It takes …

Patella Fracture

Overview The patella is a small bone located to the front of the knee joint. You may know it as the kneecap. It is where the thighbone (femur) and shinbone (tibia) meet. The patella protects the knee and connects the …

Hamstring Tendonitis

Overview The hamstring tendon connects the hamstring muscle to the outer part of the knee. Hamstring tendonitis occurs when this tendon becomes damaged or inflamed because of excessive strain or force. The usual cause is overuse over time, especially among …

Displaced Fracture

Overview A displaced fracture is when a bone breaks into two or more pieces and moves in such a way that the two ends are no longer lined up straight. If the bone is in many pieces, it is called …