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Shoulder instability

Shoulder instability is a problem that occurs when the structures that surround the shoulder joint do not work to keep the „ball” (humeral head) tightly …

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Rotator Cuff Tears

The rotator cuff is the network of four muscles and several tendons that form a covering around the top of the upper arm bone (humerus). These muscles …

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Platelet Rich Plasma

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) treatment is becoming a more popular option for giving a biological boost to the healing process. PRP treatment has received …

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Plantar fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain. The plantar fascia is the flat band of tissue that connects the heel bone to toes. It supports …

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ACL Injury: Does It Require Surgery?

The bone structure of the knee joint is formed by the femur, the tibia, and the patella. The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (“ACL”)  is one of the four …

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Achilles tendon

The Achilles tendon connects the calf muscle to the heel bone. It lets you rise up on your toes and push off when you walk or run.   Problems with …

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Tennis elbow Golfer’s elbow

“Tennis elbow” is a common term for a condition caused by overuse of arm, forearm, and hand muscles that results in elbow pain. You don’t have …

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Meniscal Tear

One of the most commonly injured parts of the knee, the meniscus, is a wedge-like rubbery cushion located where the major bones of the leg connect. Meniscal …

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Knee Arthroscopy

Sports,   work   injuries,   arthritis,   or   weakening   of   the   tissues   with   age   can   cause   wear   and inflammation, …

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Hamstring Muscle Strain

The hamstrings are the muscles at the back of your thigh. These muscles help to straighten (extend) the leg at the hip and bend (flex) the leg at the knee. …

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Knee Arthroscopy

If you have persistent pain, catching, or swelling in your knee, a procedure known as arthroscopy may help relieve these problems. Arthroscopy allows an …

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Chondromalacia

The joints formed by the ends of bones are covered with a tissue called articular cartilage. The cartilage helps to cushion the bones and allows them to …

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Ankle sprain

Ankle sprain is a common sports injury but also happen during everyday activities. An unnatural twisting motion of the ankle joint can happen when the …

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(Русский) Ахиллово сухожилие

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Insomnia in Athletes

Dr. Khalaf Moussa, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Total Joints Replacement and Sports Medicine Specialist at Dubai Bone and Joint, centre of musculoskeletal excellence, …

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