Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears are some of the most common forms of injuries encountered by athletes. They occur when one of the four main ligaments in the knee, called the ACL, tears, leaving the knee less stable...


An Achilles tendon injury is an injury that happens to the largest tendon in the human body: the fibrous tissue that connects the two large muscles in the back of your calf with your heel bone...


Arthritis of the knee is a condition that causes inflammation, pain, swelling and limited movement of the knee joint and connective tissues around the knee...


Shoulder arthritis is inflammation of one or both of the joints in your shoulder that facilitate movement. Arthritis of the shoulder can affect the AC (acromioclavicular) joint or the glenohumeral joint or both...


Bursitis of the knee occurs when fluid fills up the knee, causing the kneecap to become reddened, painful and swollen. In the body, small sacks of fluid called bursae are found around joints to protect and stabilize these important areas...


A clavicle fracture is a broken collarbone. The clavicle is the bone that secures the arm to the body and connects the breastbone (sternum) to the shoulder blade (scapula)...


A dislocated shoulder is the most frequently occurring dislocation to any joint in the body. It is a painful injury that happens when a fall or accident causes the top of your upper arm bone (humerus) to pop out of your shoulder joint’s cup-shaped socket (glenoid ?" part of your shoulder blade), also known as a glenohumeral dislocation...


Flexor tendon injury is damage to the tendons, elastic cord-like structures that connect the muscles to the bones in your fingers. Flexor muscles allow your fingers to bend and flex...


A fracture of the shoulder blade (scapula) is not a common injury, as the scapula is shielded from trauma by muscles which ensure that the shoulder joint moves fluidly...


Golfer’s elbow, known medically as medial epicondylitis, is inflammation of the tendons (tough cords of tissue) that attach your forearm muscles to the inside of the bone at your elbow...