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Salter-Harris Fracture

What is a Salter-Harris fracture? This is a break nearby or in the bone’s growth plate. The growth plate is also referred to as the…

Costochondral Separation

What is costochondral separation? The costochondral separation is a medical condition, in which one of the ribs becomes separated from the sternum. This condition usually…

Extensor Tendonitis

Extensor tendonitis is a medical condition, in which the extensor tendons of the foot become inflamed. The extensor tendons are the ones that cross the…

Turbinate Reduction

What is Turbinate Reduction? This is a procedure that shrinks the turbinates to help alleviate chronic nasal obstruction and nasal congestion. It is a surgery…

Gastric Volvulus

What is Gastric Volvulus? This medical condition happens when all or part of your stomach twists around by more than 180 degrees and causes a…

Tonsillectomy

Tonsillectomy is a surgical procedure in which the tonsils are removed from their fossa. This is one of the most common surgical procedures performed in…

Laminectomy

Laminectomy is a surgical procedure in which the lamina of the vertebra is removed. The lamina is actually the dorsal part of the vertebra and…

High Ankle Sprain

The high ankle sprain occurs when the high ankle ligaments are torn or damaged and the lower leg and foot rotate externally. It is also…

Subscapularis Tear

What is Subscapularis Tear? The subscapularis muscle is one of the four rotator cuff muscles, being the largest and strongest one of the group. Situated…

Carpal Tunnel Surgery

What is carpal tunnel surgery? The carpal tunnel surgery is performed in patients diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome. This is actually a neuropathy in which…

Dislocated Shoulder

What is a dislocated shoulder? Anatomically speaking, the shoulder joint is the most mobile joint in the body, having the possibility to move the arm…

Bunion Surgery

Bunion surgery is a medical procedure in which the surgeon cuts into the inner side of the foot, close to the big toe joint and…

Rotator Cuff Surgery

Rotator cuff surgery is a medical procedure that has as main purpose the repair of a torn tendon in the shoulder. There are two main…

Microdiscectomy

What is Microdiscectomy? Microdiscectomy also known as microdecompression represents a surgical procedure in which either a portion of a bone or vertebral disc is removed….

Laparoscopy

What is a laparoscopy? Laparoscopy is one of the modern-generation surgical techniques considered to be minimally invasive. For this type of surgery, a laparoscope is…

Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery is a medical procedure in which the crystalline (the eye’s natural lens) is removed, after having developed opacity. In time, the crystalline is…

Appendectomy

What is Appendectomy? Appendectomy is a surgical procedure used for the removal of the appendix. This is commonly a procedure performed in emergency situations, the…