Nothing is more helpful than a comprehensive physical examination by an expert and the clinical course of the disease, for ruling out the ACL rupture. Evidence supports that
The accuracy of the clinical examination and MRI evaluation was equal
for diagnosing meniscal tears and ACL ruptures
the Lachman test has great efficacy ...
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To orient ourselves first trace the Ulnar Nerve distally to the hand from the Brachial Plexus (BP) and then review how Cubital Tunnel Syndrome ties in (it's neurological relation).
Let me know if you have a more specific question (this is most commonly what is seen -- can go into other areas. Sorry for so many abbreviations - these ...
Graham Chiu put it very well: "Where would you get a ligament from that isn't going to make you worse off?"
We rely on our ligaments for the structural stability of our skeleton. This supersedes the integrity of our muscular attachments, although there are a few exceptions. Since they're attached to muscles, tendons are going to be more superficial (easier ...