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Knee Fractures in Singapore

The knee is the joint between the femur (thigh bone) and the tibial (lower leg). In front of the knee joint is the patella (kneecap), a bone set in the tendon of the big quadriceps muscle which straightens the leg. Knee fractures are injuries to one or more of these bones close to the knee […]

Acute Injuries: Shoulder Fractures and Acromioclavicular and Sternoclavicular Joint Injuries

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The most common cause of a proximal humerus fracture is a fall on outstretched hands from a standing position. Another mechanism of injury is excessive rotation while the arm is abducted. Although fracture of the proximal humerus significantly limits function of the upper extremity, careful neurovas cular examination of the entire upper extremity […]