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Common Causes of Knee Swelling

Knee swelling is a common presenting condition in both primary care and the emergency department. Knee swelling can be due to trauma, overuse or systemic disease. However, it is particularly common in sporting populations due to the high risk of traumatic injury….
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The Posterior Chain: Clinical Importance & Exercises

The posterior chain describes the muscles of the posterior (i.e., back) lower torso and extremities (i.e., arms and legs). These are large, long-chain muscles that are supportive for the posterior aspect of the body, and provide much of the “powerhouse” movements to…
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Subacromial Impingement

Subacromial impingement (also known as shoulder impingement syndrome or subacromial pain syndrome) is defined as a clinical syndrome that occurs when the tendons of the rotator cuff muscles, which pass through the subacromial space, become irritated and inflamed. The subacromial…
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Ankle Osteochondral Lesions

Ankle osteochondral lesions are defined as the separation of a fragment of articular cartilage (i.e., cartilage lining the bone), with or without subchondral bone (i.e., bone underneath the cartilage) of the talus. Ankle osteochrondral lesion of the talus is an…
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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) is a common musculoskeletal condition in young athletic populations, accounting for 25% of knee injuries seen in clinical practise. Indeed, the incidence of PFPS is around 22/1,000 person-years, and is 2.23 times more common in females…
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Temporomandibular Disorders

Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) is an umbrella term that includes disorders of the temporomandibular joint (i.e., jaw joints) and its associated anatomical structures. TMDs can be intra-articular (i.e., within the joint) or extra-articular (i.e., outside the joint). There is also a strong correlation…
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