Hyperextension cervical injuries are not uncommon and extremely serious: avulsion fractures of the anterior arch of the atlas (C1) vertical fracture through the posterior arch of the atlas as a result of compression fractures of the dens of C2
Hyperextension of the finger usually occurs at the knuckle joint (MCP) or at the tip of the finger (mallet finger). This often occurs from catching a fast paced ball and is therefore common in cricketers, goalkeepers and basketball players. It can also be caused by landing on an outstretched hand from a heavy fall.
A hyperextension injury can affect any joint but is more often experienced at the wrist and particularly the fingers. This is due to the comparatively long yet delicate structures of the fingers, with their multiple points of articulation and heavy use in daily activities and sports participation. In the case of fingers, hyperextension injuries occur when excessive force is applied to the …
Elbow hyperextension happens when your elbow joint is bent beyond its normal range of motion. This type of injury can damage the ligaments and bones of your elbow. It can also cause your elbow to…
Hyperextension of the knee, also known as “genu recurvatum” occurs when the leg excessively straightens at the knee joint, putting stress on the knee structures and the back of the knee joint.
Hyperextension refers to both a cause of and treatment for lower back pain. Back pain may be a common affliction these days, but living with it does not necessarily have to be a common reaction. Back pain results from myriad causes, from sports injuries to poor posture to the compounded stress of walking long distances.
Hyperextension occurs when the knee joint is forced to extend beyond its normal range of motion. In these instances, a large amount of stress is put upon one or more of the four major ligaments of the knee joint: The medial collateral ligament (MCL) The lateral collateral ligament (LCL)
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If these ligaments are lax, the knee can extend beyond a straight line. The child stands with the knees in hyperextension. Children who stand with the knees in hyperextension will have a hollow back with the pelvis titled forwards. Here you see the very many small ligaments that support the ankle joint and help to maintain the arches of the foot.
Joint hypermobility syndrome is when you have very flexible joints and it causes you pain (you may think of yourself as being double-jointed). It usually affects children and young people and often gets better as you get older. See a GP if you: often get tired, even after rest
Originally posted 2020-03-03 17:45:54.