Posterior tibial tendinopathy

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(Posterior Tibial Tendonitis; Posterior Tibial Tendinosis)

Posterior tibial tendinopathy – Definition

Tendinopathy is an injury to the tendon. It can cause pain, swelling, and limit movement. The injuries can include:

  • Tendonitis — an inflammation of the tendon (Although this term is used often, most cases of tendinopathy are not associated with significant inflammation.)
  • Tendinosis — microtears (tiny breaks) in the tendon tissue with no significant inflammation.

Femoral fracture

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(Femur Fracture; Thigh Bone Fracture; Broken Leg)

Femoral fracture – Definition

A femoral fracture is a break in the thigh bone, which is called the femur. The femur bone is also known as the thigh bone. It runs from the hip to the knee and is the longest and strongest bone in the body. It usually requires a great deal of force to break the femur.