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HYPEREXTENSION in Medical News

Shelbourne Releases New Information on Knee Replacement

...extension. This device can be used independently by the patient to provide a constant, prolonged stretch to the knee to improve extension and achieve hyperextension equal to the normal knee. The Elite Seat is also useful for treating any knee condition associated with extension loss including osteoarthritis, post...

Foot Injuries Plague Athletes During Fall Sports Season

...mplete fractures in bones are typically caused by overuse. Turf Toe - Named for the playing field on which it is common, turf toe is a painful hyperextension of the big toe joint. While competing on artificial turf is the leading cause of this condition, it can also occur on natural surfaces such as grass. ...

Sania Mirza Admitted for Treatment of Knee Injury

...owever, said she need not undergo surgery and would be discharged from hospital in a couple of days. Sania, ranked 46th on WTA tour, sustained a hyperextension injury to her right knee during her match against Italy's Romina Oprandi in the first round match at the Qatar Open Feb 26. She won the match. T...
HYPEREXTENSION in Medical Products

MODEL B.O.S.S. L25A HYPEREXTENSION TLSO WITH SWIVEL STERNAL PAD

Description: Description: B.O.S.S. L-25A consists of an anterior thoracic and pelvic assembly, each of which is attached to serrated discs on the superior and inferior margins of the lateral uprights. The lateral uprights are padded and adjustable in length. A swivel sternal pad is attached to thoracic extensio...
Company:Becker Orthopedic

Active Neoprene Knee Brace

Description:...mfort while the bilateral metal hinges provide stability and protect the knee from medial/lateral forces. The brace allows full range of motion with a hyperextension stop set at 0° and has flexion stop settings in 15° increments. The front wrap closure makes the brace easy to apply while providing a precise...
Company:Restorative Care of America

McDavid® Pro Knee Stabilizer

Description:...s of sports and activities. Geared polycentric hinges and contoured rubber pads to support medial and lateral condyles. Features patellar buttress and hyperextension stop. 3/16" thick, long sleeve thermal neoprene. Fits left or right knee. Black....
Company:AliMed, Inc.

QualCraft™ Knee w/MultiLock Polyamide Hinge

Description:... Knee w/MultiLock Polyamide Hinge Wraparound design can be adjusted for an individualized fit. Multilock polyamide hinge prevents hyperextension of knee. Flexion and extension can be set for user's personal comfort and support level. Provides medial/lateral support during everyday use or athlet...
Company:AliMed, Inc.

DonJoy® Elbow Guard

Description:...th rigid elbow protection. Designed by medical professionals with your needs in mind. Provides elbow stability for mild to moderate medial/lateral and hyperextension injuries....
Company:DJO Incorporated
HYPEREXTENSION in Medical Dictionary

Spinal injury

... Immediately after an acute spinal cord injury major reduction in blood flow ... most frequently seen after spinal injury with acute hyperextension of neck in ... How to administer first aid for a spinal injury . ... If you suspect a back or neck ( spinal ) injury , do not move the affec...

Opisthotonos

... Opisthotonus or opisthotonos , from Greek roots, opistho meaning "behind" and tonos meaning "tension", is a state of a severe hyperextension and spasticity in which an individual's head, neck and spinal column enter into a complete "bridging" or "arching" position....
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