Also known as patellar tendinitis, jumper’s knee is inflammation of the patellar tendon. It usually presents with pain just above or below the kneecap. (This answer provided for NATA by the Weber State University Athletic Training Education Program.)
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- What is jumper’s knee?
How can I know if I have a kidney injury?
Signs and symptoms of a kidney injury include throwing up or feeling like throwing up, rigid or tight back muscles, and blood in the urine. Usually a patient with a kidney injury will have sustained a known force or trauma to the lower back. A patient who has blood in their urine after experiencing trauma or force should be taken to a physician immediately. (This answer provided for NATA by the University of Montana Athletic Training Education Program.)
What leads to a chronic wound?
Intermountain Healthcare answeredChronic wounds can result from:
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- Surgical wounds that reopen
- Skin that breaks down when there’s too much pressure over a bony area (pressure ulcers)
- Injury to the feet or legs from poor circulation (arterial or venous ulcers)
- Loss of circulation and feeling due to diabetes (diabetic ulcers)