Muscle Archives - Orthopaedics

Calf Muscle Swelling

Calf muscle swelling is actually a self-induced problem, and it can be treated without the need of a doctor’s help usually. A swollen calf muscle […]

Pulled Muscles from Coughing

Pulled muscles or strains is a muscle injury which causes the muscle fibers to overstretch and tear. Most of us conceive that strains are mostly […]

Rectus Femoris Strain

The rectus femoris   belongs to the group of quadriceps muscles   and a rectus femoris strain is the resultant of compression forces on the […]

What is a Muscle Contusion?

One of the most common, in fact the second most common sports injury is a muscle contusion , most commonly known as a bruise as […]

Rib cartilage Injury

The rib cage is a collection of a dozen pair of ribs, cartilages, a dozen vertebrae and the sternum bone. Seven pairs of the ribs […]

What is Little League Shoulder?

Little league shoulder is a growth plate injury that occurs in the upper arm in child athletes. The result of this injury is severe pain […]

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 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 […]

What is Pronator Teres Syndrome?

Pronator teres syndrome or pronator teres compression syndrome (PTS) is a nerve entrapment at the elbow. Although not as common as carpal tunnel syndrome, the […]

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 an Adductor Strain?

An adductor strain results in a groin strain. The adductor muscles are a group of five, viz. adductor longus   , adductor brevis   , […]

Biceps Strain – A Common Sports Injury

The biceps muscle or the biceps brachia can get strained due to an hyper-extension of the muscle. Biceps strain is a very common sports injury […]

Myalgia Symptoms

Myalgia refers to muscle pain. This is a common symptom for a variety of diseases. However, this condition is mainly caused due to an injury, […]