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  • Abduction


    Abduction is the movement of a limb away from the midline of the body.

  • Acetabulum


    The word acetabulum literally means "little vinegar cup". It is the "socket" of the "ball-and-socket" hip .....

  • Acute pain


    Pain that comes on quickly, can be severe but lasts a relatively short time usually doesn't .....

  • Adaptive Equipment


    Adaptive equipment can be defined as any piece of equipment that can be adapted to suit .....

  • Addiction


    Addiction is defined as not having control over doing, taking, or using something to the point .....

  • Adduction


    Adduction is the movement of a joint toward the midline of the body.

  • Analgesics


    Medications used to prevent or treat pain.

  • Ankle-foot Orthosis


    Ankle-foot orthosis, or AFO, is a support intended to control the position and motion of the .....

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)


     The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a ligament that connects the thigh bone to the shinbone, .....

  • Anterior Spinal Fusion


    Spinal fusion is a surgical procedure used to correct problems with the small bones in the .....

  • Arthritis


    Arthritis is derived from the Greek term “disease of the joints.” It is defined as joint .....

  • Arthrogram


    Arthrogram is a test done to look inside a joint for injuries or other problems. It .....

  • Arthroscopy


    An arthroscopy is a type of surgery for checking or repairing joints. It can help find .....

  • Articular Cartilage


    Articular cartilage is the smooth, white tissue that covers the ends of bones where they come .....

  • Atrophy


    Atrophy can be defined as a decrease in size or wasting away of a body part .....

  • Avascular Necrosis (AVN)


    AVN is a condition in which there is a loss of blood flow to bone tissue, .....

  • B

  • Baker’s Cyst


    A Baker's cyst, also called a popliteal cyst, is a fluid-filled swelling that develops at the .....

  • Benzodiazepines


    Benzodiazepines are a type of sedative medication. This means they slow down the body and brain’s .....

  • Bone Age


    Bone age indicates the skeletal and biological maturity of an individual. The bone age is important .....

  • Bone Graft


    Bone grafting is a surgical process used to replace missing bone in order to repair bone .....

  • Brachial Plexus


    Brachial plexus is a network of nerves that sends signals from the spine to the arm .....

  • Bunion


    Bunions are bony lumps that form on the side of the feet. Surgery is the only .....

  • Bursa


    A bursa is a fluid-filled structure that is present between the skin and tendon or tendon .....

  • Bursitis


    Bursitis happens when the fluid-filled sacs (bursa) that cushion your joints become inflamed.

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  • Cannabinoid Use Disorder (CUD)


    Cannabis use disorder (CUD) is defined as the continued use of cannabis despite clinically significant impairment.

  • Cannabis/Marijuana


    Cannabis is a generic term used to denote the several psychoactive preparations of the plant Cannabis .....

  • Capsulorrhaphy


    Capsulorrhaphy is a surgical process that repairs and tightens the connective tissue around the shoulder to .....

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome


    Carpal tunnel syndrome is pressure on a nerve in the wrist. It causes tingling, numbness and .....

  • Cartilage


    Cartilage is defined as a type of connective tissue that provides structural support and protection for .....

  • Cast


     A cast holds a broken bone in place as it heals. Casts also help prevent or .....

  • Cervical Spine


    Cervical spine is the neck region of the spinal column or backbone. It consists of your .....

  • Chronic Pain


    Chronic pain (sometimes known as long-term or persistent pain) lasts for more than 3 months and .....

  • Clavicle (Collarbone)


    The collarbones connect the breastbone (sternum) to the shoulder blades.

  • Clinodactyly


    Clinodactyly is used for an abnormally bent or curved finger. The affected finger abnormally curves to .....

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)


    Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a talking therapy that can help you manage your problems by .....

  • Congenital Scoliosis


    Congenital Scoliosis occurs when the vertebrae do not form normally before a baby is born and .....

  • Contracture


    Contracture is a permanent tightening of the muscles, tendons, skin, and nearby tissues that causes the .....

  • Contusion


    Contusion is the term for a bruise. They affect the bones, muscles, skin, eyes, mouth, and .....

  • Cortisone


    Cortisone is a man-made version of the hormone cortisol. Cortisone is used to treat inflammation and .....

  • CT Scan


    A computerised tomography (CT) scan uses X-rays and a computer to create detailed images of the .....

  • D

  • Depression


     Depression is the downward movement of the scapula (shoulder blade) and shoulder.

  • DeQuervain’s Syndrome


    De Quervain syndrome is a condition affecting the tendon(tissue that attaches a muscle to a bone) .....

  • Diagnosis


    Diagnosis is the process of identifying a disease, condition, or injury from its signs and symptoms.

  • Disc


    A disc is the soft pad cushion located in between each of the vertebrae of the .....

  • Dislocation


    A dislocation happens when a bone slips out of a joint.

  • Drug Addiction


    Drug addiction is a relapsing disorder characterized by compulsive drug seeking and use despite adverse consequences.

  • Drug Dependence


    Drug dependence is a condition that is seen in an individual who takes a drug over .....

  • Drug misuse


    Drug misuse is when one takes illegal drugs or medicines in a way not recommended by .....

  • Dupuytren’s Contracture


    Dupuytren contracture is a condition that causes fingers to bend toward the palm of the hand. .....

  • Dysplasia


    Dysplasia is a condition when there is the presence of abnormal cells within a tissue or .....

  • Dystonia


    Dystonia is a movement disorder that causes the muscles to contract involuntarily.

  • F

  • Femur


    Femur also known as the thigh bone is a bone in the human leg extending from .....

  • Fentanyl


    Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid narcotic analgesic with pharmacological action similar to morphine used to treat .....

  • Flexion Deformity


     A flexion deformity of the knee is the inability to fully straighten or extend the knee.

  • Fracture


    A fracture is a slight crack or break in something like a bone.

  • G

  • Ganglion Cyst


    A ganglion cyst is a fluid-filled swelling that usually develops near a joint or tendon.

  • Gout


    Gout is a type of arthritis that causes sudden, severe joint pain.

  • H

  • Hammertoe


    A hammertoe is a type of deformity that causes the toe to bend downward instead of .....

  • Heel Spur


    A heel spur is a bone growth on the bottom or back of the heel.

  • Herniated Disc


    herniated disc occurs when the jelly-like center of the spinal disk protrudes through the disk's outer .....

  • Heroin


    Heroin is an opiate drug.

  • High Muscle Tone


    High muscle tone or hypertonia is a condition where the arms or legs become very stiff .....

  • Hip Impingement


    Hip impingement is a condition in which there is an abnormal alignment between the bones that .....

  • Humerus


    Humerus is a bone located in the upper arm, between the shoulder and elbow joint.

  • J

  • Joint


    Joint is a part of the body where two or more bones meet, allowing movement.

  • L

  • Labrum


    Labrum is a type of cartilage found in the shoulder joint, surrounding the socket of a .....

  • Lateral Epicondylitis


    Lateral Epicondylitis, also called tennis elbow is a condition where the muscles of the forearm become .....

  • Ligament


    A ligament is a tissue in the body that connects two bones to form a joint.

  • Ligamentous Laxity


    Ligamentous Laxity occurs when one has hypermobile joints that are too flexible and have a wider .....

  • M

  • Macrodactyly


    Macrodactyly is a condition in which fingers, hands, or limb growth is unregulated, which results in .....

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)


    MRI is a significant procedure that uses radio waves, a powerful magnet, and a computer to .....

  • Mal-union


    Mal-union occurs when a broken bone heals in an abnormal position and looks like a bent.

  • Marijuana


    Marijuana, also known as weed, dope, or pot is a mix of dried flowers, stems, seeds, .....

  • Medial Epicondylitis


    Medial Epicondylitis is a painful condition from the elbow to the wrist on the inside of .....

  • Medication For Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD)


     MOUD is an approach to opioid use treatment combining the use of drugs along with counseling .....

  • Methamphetamine


    Methamphetamine is a very powerful, addictive chemical substance that directly affects the body's central nervous system.

  • Microtrauma


    Microtrauma is any repetitive injury over a long period of time.

  • Mindfulness


    Mindfulness is the state of being completely conscious or aware of something in the present moment.

  • Morphine Milligram Equivalents (MME)


    MME is the value that indicates the potency of an opioid dose in relation to morphine. 

  • Morton’s Neuroma


    Morton's neuroma, is the thickening of tissue in the toe that causes pain.

  • Multiple Sclerosis


    Multiple sclerosis is a condition that can affect the brain and spinal cord, causing symptoms like .....

  • Musculoskeletal System


    The musculoskeletal system consists of bones, muscles, joints, tendons, and ligaments that work together to provide .....

  • Myelogram


    Myelography is an imaging examination that helps to show the passage in the space around the .....

  • N

  • Naloxone


    Naloxone is a medication that rapidly reverses the effects of opioid overdose.

  • Naltrexone


    Naltrexone is an opioid antagonist medication to treat both alcohol use disorder (AUD) and opioid use .....

  • Narcotic Drugs


    Narcotic drugs are a class of substances that produces analgesia (pain relief), narcosis (state of stupor .....

  • Non-opioid Therapy


    Non-opioid therapy is a treatment for pain by using a drug that is not an opioid.

  • Non-pharmacologic Therapy


    non-pharmacological pain therapy refers to interventions that do not involve the use of medications to treat .....

  • Nonmedical Use


    Nonmedical use is using the medications that were not prescribed by a medical provider.

  • O

  • Opiates


    Opiates are chemical compounds that are extracted from natural plant matter(poppy). E.g. Opium, morphine, heroin, etc

  • Opioid Use Disorder (OUD)


    Opioid use disorder is the chronic use of opioids, causing clinically significant distress or impairment

  • Opioids


    Opioids are derived from or mimic the chemical compounds found in the natural opium poppy plant .....

  • Orthopaedic Surgeon


    Orthopaedic surgeon is a doctor who specializes in surgery of the musculoskeletal system- bones, joints, and .....

  • Orthopaedic Surgery


    Orthopaedic surgery is an operative procedure to treat musculoskeletal problems affecting the bones, joints, muscles, tendons, .....

  • Osteoarthritis


    Osteoarthritis is a condition that causes joints to become painful and stiff.

  • Osteolysis


    Osteolysis is the wearing down or dissolution of bones

  • Osteopenia


    Osteopenia is a condition when bone mineral density is low, depicting weaker bones.

  • Osteophytes


    Osteophytes are bony lumps that grow on the bones, in the spine, or around joints, when .....

  • Osteoporosis


    Osteoporosis is a health condition that weakens bones, making them fragile and more likely to break.

  • Osteotomy


    An osteotomy is any surgery that cuts and reshapes the bones.

  • Overdose


    An overdose is when one takes more than the normal or recommended amount of something,

  • Overuse Injuries


    Overuse injuries are injuries that occur due to tissue damage because of repetitive demand over a .....

  • P

  • Patella


    The patella is a bone located in front of the knee joint, where the thigh bone .....

  • Phalanx


    Phalanx is any bone in a finger or toe

  • Physical Dependency


    Physical dependency is a condition in which a person takes a drug over time, and unpleasant .....

  • Physical Therapy


    Physical therapy includes various exercises, massages, and treatments to relieve pain, help one move better, or .....

  • Plantar Fasciitis


    Plantar fasciitis is pain on the bottom of the foot, around the heel and arch.

  • Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP)


    PRP is a concentration of human platelets that is 3 to 5 times greater than the .....

  • Post-operative


    The post-operative period is the period following a surgical operation.

  • Pre-operative


    Pre-operative period is the period before a surgical operation.

  • Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs)


    PDMP is a tool that is used to address prescription drug diversion and abuse.

  • Prosthesis


    A prosthesis is a device made to replace a missing part of the body or to .....

  • Psychiatry


    Psychiatry is a medical field concerned with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental health conditions.

  • Psychology


    Psychology is the study of mind and behavior in relation to a particular field of knowledge .....

  • R

  • R.I.C.E


    RICE (rest, ice, compression, and elevation) is a way to care for an injury to relieve .....

  • Radius


    The radius is one of two forearm bones and is located on the thumb side.

  • Range Of Motion


    Range of motion means how far and in what direction one can move a joint or .....

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis


    Rheumatoid arthritis is a long-term condition that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints, usually .....

  • Rotator Cuff


    The rotator cuff consists of muscles and tendons that hold your shoulder in place.

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