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Patellar Tendonitis (Jumper's Knee)

Jumper's knee is caused by overuse of your knee joint, such as frequent jumping on hard surfaces. It's usually a sports-related injury, linked to leg muscle contraction and the force of hitting the ground.

Pilon Fracture of the Ankle

A pilon fracture is a type of break of the shinbone (tibia) that happens near the ankle. Most of the time, it involves breaks in both the tibia and fibula of the lower leg. The lower ends of these bones make up part of the ankle.

Possible Occult Fracture

A fracture is a broken bone. Occult means hidden. An occult fracture is one that does not appear on an X-ray. A possible occult fracture is a suspected fracture that needs to be confirmed with other imaging tests.

Pelvic Fracture

Fractures of the pelvis are uncommon and usually happen during high-speed accidents (such as car or motorcycle crashes) or falls from great heights. Severe fractures can be life-threatening. A minor fracture is usually treated with bed ...

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of pain in the bottom of the heel, the arch or both areas. The condition comes on with inflammation of the plantar fascia, a ligamentlike band on the bottom of the foot.

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