Quadriceps muscle mild strain

Quadriceps muscle mild strain

WHAT IS IT? The quadriceps muscle group, located at the front of the thigh, is the largest muscle in the human body. It is composed of four distinct muscles: the rectus femoris muscle, the vastus lateralis muscle, the vastus medialis
Biceps brachii muscle mild strain

Biceps brachii muscle mild strain

WHAT IS IT? The biceps brachii, commonly known as the biceps, is a two-headed muscle located on the upper arm between the shoulder and the elbow, and is responsible for the movements of flexion (i.e.  bending) and supination (i.e. rotating
Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS)

Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS)

 WHAT IS IT? The iliotibial (IT) band is a strong and thick band of fibrous tissue which runs from the outside of the thigh, where it extends from the tensor fascia lata muscle, down to the external part of the
Patellar Tendinitis

Patellar Tendinitis

WHAT IS IT? A tendon is a fibrous tissue whose role is to connect muscle to bone. The patellar tendon is a thick and extremely strong fibrous structure which extends from the lower tip of the kneecap (patella bone) to
Biceps brachii muscle tear

Biceps brachii muscle tear

WHAT IS IT? The biceps brachii, commonly known as the biceps, is a two-headed muscle located on the upper arm between the shoulder and the elbow, and is responsible for the movements of flexion (i.e.  bending) and supination (i.e. rotating
Calf muscle tear

Calf muscle tear

WHAT IS IT? The calf muscle group, named the triceps surae, is a group of muscles located at the back of the lower leg (see image on the right). The triceps surae muscle group is composed of two superficial muscles,
Patellofemoral Syndrome

Patellofemoral Syndrome

WHAT IS IT? Patellofemoral syndrome is mainly characterized by pain at the front of the knee, and is caused by friction between the kneecap (also called the patella bone) and the surface of the femur underneath it. Thepatellaisa small flat
Triceps brachii muscle tear

Triceps brachii muscle tear

WHAT IS IT? The triceps brachii is divided into three heads and is located on the posterior aspect of the upper arm between the shoulder and the elbow, and is responsible for the movements of extending (i.e. of straightening) the