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Above-Knee Amputation

Physical Therapist’s Guide to Above-Knee Amputation Lower-limb amputation is a surgical procedure performed to remove a limb that has been damaged due to trauma or disease. Above-knee amputation comprises approximately 27% of lower-limb amputations. Amputation is possible in any age group, but the prevalence is highest among people aged 65 …

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Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint Injuries

Physical Therapist’s Guide to Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint Injuries Acromioclavicular (AC) joint injury is a term used to describe an injury to the top of the shoulder, where the front of the shoulder blade (acromion) attaches to the collarbone (clavicle). It can be caused by a traumatic event, such as a …

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Achilles Tendon Injuries (Tendinopathy)

Physical Therapist’s Guide to Achilles Tendon Injuries (Tendinopathy) An Achilles tendon injury (tendinopathy) is one of the most common causes of pain felt behind the heel and up the back of the ankle when walking or running. While Achilles tendinopathy affects both active and inactive individuals, it is most common …

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