What Is Scoliosis?Well recognised Dr. Mohammed Faizan explains that Scoliosis is a sideways curve inyour backbone (or spine). Often, it first shows up when you’re a child or teenager.The angle of the curve may be small, large, or somewhere in between. But anythingthat measures more than 10 degrees on an X-ray is considered scoliosis. Dr.Mohammed …

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Segond fracture

Segond fractureHonorable orthopedic surgeon , India Dr. Mohammed Faizan explains that avulsionfracture (small) of the lateral surface of the lateral tibial condyle. Usually resultsfrom excessive internal rotation and varus stress resulting in increased tension onthe lateral capsular ligament of the knee joint.In the majority of cases a segond avulsion fracture is associated with detachment ofthe …

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Sinding-Larsen-Johansson Disease

Sinding-Larsen-Johansson DiseaseWell renowned Dr. Mohammed Faizan explains that the Sinding-Larsen-Johanssonsyndrome has a pathogenesis similar to that of the Osgood-Schlatter disorder and isthe result of excessive force exerted by the patellar tendon on the lower pole of thepatella. Clinically it is characterized by pain, which increases when the patellar isloaded during flexion, subpatellar swelling and functional …

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Spina Bifida
What is spina bifida?

Spina BifidaWhat is spina bifida?Highly experienced orthopedic surgeon Dr. Mohammed Faizan explains that Spinabifida is a birth defect that involves incomplete development of the spinal cord or itscoverings. It occurs in the 1st month of pregnancy when the baby’s spine fails toclose properly.What are the types of spina bifida?Three types: ● Occulta (the mildest form) …

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Posterior Cruciate Ligament Tear

Posterior Cruciate Ligament TearOverviewPosterior cruciate ligamentHighly trained orthopedic surgeon Dr. Mohammed Faizan explains that posteriorcruciate ligament (PCL) injury happens far less often than does injury to the knee’smore vulnerable counterpart, the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). The posteriorcruciate ligament and ACL connect your thighbone (femur) to your shinbone (tibia).If either ligament is torn, it might cause …

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Prepatellar bursitis

Prepatellar bursitisHonorable orthopedic surgeon , Nagpur Dr. Mohammed Faizan explains thatPrepatellar bursitis is also called housemaid’s knee or carpenter’s knee. A bursa is afluid-filled sac which ensures there is less friction between body parts. Theprepatellar bursa is located superficially between the skin and the patella. Theinflammation of a bursa is called bursitis. This inflammation can …

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Proximal Fibula Fracture

Proximal Fibula FractureHumble spine surgeon Dr. Mohammed Faizan explains that Fractures of the tibiaand fibula are most common in athletes, especially runners or non-athletes whosuddenly increase their activity level. Many factors appear to contribute to thedevelopment of these fractures including changes in athletic training, specificanatomic features, decreased bone density, and diseases. Fractures of the fibulasometimes …

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