Ligaments Archives - Orthopaedics

Acidic Foods and Arthritis

There are certain foods that are not to be consumed by people suffering from arthritis and acidic foods are one among these. Ironically, many foods […]

The Deltoid Ligament

The deltoid ligament or the medial ligament   is a complex structure of ligaments in the ankle joint. The other ligaments within the deltoid are […]

What is Madelung’s Deformity?

Madelung’s deformity is an abnormality of the wrist. In this condition, the wrist bones are not formed properly causing a malformation of wrists. This malformation […]

Pectoral Muscle Strain

A pectoral muscle strain or a chest muscle strain is the resultant of a tear in the chest muscles. The pectoral muscles constitute of two […]

What is Plantar Fibromatosis?

Plantar fibromatosis is a benign tumor that occurs in the plantar fascia (a thick layer of fibrous tissue supporting the arch of the foot). The […]

What is Crepitus?

Crepitus, which is more commonly known as cracking joints is a phenomenon where people experience a popping, grating or cracking sound under the skin. While […]

Chest Muscle Strain

A chest muscle strain is usually not a sudden onset, unless and until it is caused by a direct injury. It is the resultant of […]

What is Ankle Synovitis?

Firstly, ankle joint is a synovial joint because it contains the soft tissue synovium. Ankle synovitis is the inflammation of the synovium. The synovium is […]

Ankle Dislocation

Ankle dislocation is a traumatic injury that results in the dislocation (moving out of the original place) of an ankle joint’s bones (tibia, fibula and […]

What is an ACL Fracture?

An ACL ( Anterior Cruciate Ligament     ) fracture is an avulsion fracture   (tearing away of a bone fragment from the main bone) […]