Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injury

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury

The anterior cruciate ligament originates at the medial wall of the lateral femoral condyle and inserts into the middle of the intercondylar area. Together with the Posterior cruciate ligament constitute a significant structure for the stabilization and kinematics of the knee joint. They provide firstly stability during flexion/extension of the knee but as well during […]

Shoulder pain and MRI findings. How do they correlate?

Nowadays we are getting more and more evidence that there is a poor correlation between imaging and pain, therefore is a strong message to use a biopsychosocial model when assessing a pain condition. This is true above all talking about chronic pain. This means that a detected “abnormality” in the Instrumental imaging(MRI, CT-scan, ultrasound scan […]

Non obstructive meniscal tear of the knee

Non obstructive meniscal tear of the knee

What is a meniscus? Meniscus is a fibrocartilaginous tissue(cartilage) present in several joints in the human body, its main function is to connect bones together. Meniscus is C-shaped pieces of cartilage that act like a cushion, it’s basically a shock absorber. Are present two menisci in each knee, they  disperse the weight of the body […]