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What is the difference between a hamstring and ischial tuberosity?

What is the difference between a hamstring and ischial tuberosity?

Muscle vs bone: There are three muscles on the back of the femur (thigh bone) that run from your hip to your knee and are collectively called the "hamstrings". The ischial tuberosity is the name of the bony area where the top of the hamstrings attach. ...Read more

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Pain in ischial tuberosity when sitting. Radiates down leg at times. Not too bad. 6 week wait for diagnosis/treatment. Is any exercise safe? Swimming?

Pain in ischial tuberosity when sitting. Radiates down leg at times. Not too bad. 6 week wait for diagnosis/treatment. Is any exercise safe? Swimming?

Yes: Two most common causes are an inflmation of the bursae over the is cholla tiberosity or a variation of a "sciatica" from the back. Swimming and exercise are ok as long as they don't aggravate your pain. If they do, you may need to cut back. ...Read more

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What is a mild degenerative changes in the occipital tuberosity ?

What is a mild degenerative changes in the occipital tuberosity
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Mild calcification: The inion, occipital tuberosity or external protuberance, is the most prominent projection of the occipital bone at the posterioinferior (lower rear) part of the skull. The ligamentum nuchae and trapezius muscle attach to it. Mild degenerative changes may represent more exaggeration or spur or increased soft tissue calcification in the area. ...Read more

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What does tibial tuberosity bilaterally signify?

That you are normal: The tibial tuberosity is the bump of bone on the upper part of your shin to which the tendon from the kneecap attaches. If you are asking a question about an x-ray interpretation, i think you may have left something out of your description. ...Read more

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Help me please? Im getting tibial tuberosity transfer and i was wondering what the procedure was?

Help me please? Im getting tibial tuberosity transfer and i was wondering what the procedure was?

Tibial transfer: this procedure is usually done to change the angle of your kneecap as it tracks in the groove of your knee. This helps prevent further dislocations. The small bump (tibial tuberosity) on the front of your knee is released, moved inward and then screwed in place ...Read more

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Is there a surgery to remove bump on tibial tuberosity?

Is there a surgery to remove bump on tibial tuberosity?

Knobby knees: Usually occurs in teenage years, associated with overuse, growth spurts and injury. The front of the knee, tibial tuberosity and patellar tendon, enlarge forming a lump. Best to check with an experienced orthopedic surgeon in your local area for advise. Surgery is not the first option. Take friend/family with you. (osgood-schlatter disease/osteotomy). ...Read more