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Doctor insights on: Tendon Separation From Bone

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Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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I'm curious as to what takes longer to heal: tendons or bones ?

I'm curious as to what takes longer to heal: tendons or bones ?

Usually tendons: Bones usually may heal quicker because they tend to have a better blood supply. ...Read more

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When your tendon slides over your ankle bone, what is that called?

When your tendon slides over your ankle bone, what is that called?

Perineal tendon: It sounds like your peroneal tendon is subluxing over yor lateral malleolus due to a tear in the retinaculum (fibrous tissue band) that would normally hold it in place see your podiatric surgeon and it can be repaired. ...Read more

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My tendon is popped over my wrist bone and causing pain and numbness. Is this something serious?

My tendon is popped over my wrist bone and causing pain and numbness. Is this something serious?

It can be: Sometimes the prominence of the tendon over the wrist is normal and is not dangerous. Other times if the tendon is snapping over the bone especially after an injury on someone with arthritis this can lead to tendon problems. Evaluation by hand surgeon will help make a diagnosis and determine the treatment. ...Read more

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Why could injury or illness to a tendon affect the ability of the attached muscle to move a bone?

Why could injury or illness to a tendon affect the ability of the attached muscle to move a bone?

Attachment to bone: The muscle which is the engine of joint movement can only function through its attachment to the bone by way of the tendon. While there are many distinct types of tendons, some broad and others narrow, they are always the interface between muscle and bone. ...Read more

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I have pain under my ankle on the side closest to my body. It hurts most when I push down. Is this a ligament, tendon, or bone?

I have pain under my ankle on the side closest to my body. It hurts most when I push down. Is this a ligament, tendon, or bone?

Tendon: how does it feel when stand on both feet and then lean forward lifting both heels off the ground ?... If it hurts then u may have tendinitis of the posterior tibial tendon... ...Read more

Tendon (Definition)

Tendons are made up of collagen and are the functional tissue that interfaces between muscles and bone. Muscles generate force that is transmitted through its tendon that inserts on a specific bone that is moved in the plane of the connecting joint made ...Read more