Daveion Brown Musculoskeletal injuries

TURF TOE: definition Is a sprain of the ligaments around the big toe joint called sesamoids these bones work like a pulley for the tendon and provide leverage / How can this injury be prevented? wear shoes with better support to help keep the toe joint from excessive bending and force with pushing off.

Causes: If the toe for some reason stays flat on the ground and doesn't lift to push off, you run the risk of suddenly injuring the area around the joint.

Signs and Symptoms: pain swelling and limited joint movement

Why is this important for people to know? If the injury goes untreated; you will not be able walk properly.

Diagnosis: examine your foot and get a xray of the area

Treatment Methods: combination of rest ice compression and elevation

Definition/description: a torn or cut tendon that makes it impossible to bend one or more joints in the finger

Signs and Symptoms inability to bend one or more joints pain when finger is bent

Causes : when a finger gets caught and pulled; the tendon gets pulled of the bone

How can this injury be prevented? There are no protective devices to help avoid this injury

Why is this important for people to know? Stiffness in finger uncomfortable feeling when moving

Diagnosis: physical examination to test finger strength

Treatment Methods: place hand in a splint then a surgical procedure occurs

Definition/description: when the spine curves to far inward

Signs and Symptoms: curvature of the spine

Causes : can affect anybody

How can this injury be prevented? To avoid reinjury the doctor will give you a brace to make sure it does not worsen.

Why is this important for people to know? If lordosis goes untreated it will affect your ability to walk, or move; cause pain in your lower back.

Diagnosis : take medical history from patient and perform physical examination

Treatment Methods: drugs , physical therapy, and braces

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