Orthopedic Surgery

Fractures at risk for nonunion includes the scaphoid, proximal femur (femoral neck fracture), fifth metatarsal (Jones Fracture
Cutting Cone Mechanism Osteoclasts at the front of the lines of the cells eat up and remove the dead bone that results from
Principles of Surgical Treatment for Osteomyelitis Adequate debridement of all infected tissue, include bone is critical
Rotator Cuff Examination Inspect the shoulder area first! Infraspinatus muscle atrophy may be present and may be a sign of
Symptoms and Signs There will be sharp, shooting pain down the buttock, thigh, leg and down the foot. These symptoms of shooting
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Acute ankle sprains are usually treated by immobilization, ice, physical therapy and rarely surgery. Sometimes these ligaments
Stress Views Examination Local anesthesia should be given when doing the stress views. Ulnar collateral ligament stress test
The distance of the fracture from the end of the bone is also considered when evaluating the remodeling ability of the bone
Surgical exploration may be needed and the use of ultrasound is helpful in detecting the barb fragment (Figure 5). The patient
Fracture of the proximal clavicle occurs in children with an open physeal growth plate (Figure 5). Most of these injuries
The proximal ends of the hamstring muscles originate from the ischial tuberosity in the rear of the pelvis. The muscles of
Axonotmesis (Figure 4) Axonotmesis occurs in crush injuries or displaced bone fractures causing disruption of the nerve cell
Symptoms The symptoms of trigger finger (flexor tendonitis) are pain that may be located in the palm at the base of the finger
The shoulder blade serves as an anchor for the subscapularis and serratus anterior muscles (Figure 3). These muscles as well
Pain from Morton's Neuroma is primarily located on the bottom of the ball of the foot (Figure 5). The pain is made worse
The serratus anterior muscle attaches to the medial anterior aspect of the scapula and anchors the scapula against the rib
There is every reason to believe that surgery is especially prone to placebo effects. The more dramatic the procedure, the more likely it raises hope of cure. "Quick, operate before the patient gets better" is one of those jokes that orthopedic surgeons tell among themselves, barely covering a hard truth: that a lot of elective surgery might be unnecessary or even harmful.
The evening after knee replacement surgery, I was startled to see the size of my right leg. Having been sliced and diced, stitched and stapled, it was seemed as if I had gained ten pounds, all in that leg.