Dr. Alex Godall Arteaga
• More than 15 years of experience• Member of the Trauma Unit of Surgery and Traumatology Corachan LENOX (TLC), Barcelona (today)
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The anterior cruciate ligament is one of the major ligaments of the knee, which passes between the femur and tibia obliquely. Its function is to provi The anterior cruciate ligament is one of the major ligaments of the knee, which passes between the femur and tibia obliquely. Its function is to provide stability to the knee, keeping the leg is moved forward with respect to the thigh. Of the four major ligaments of the knee, the anterior cruciate ligament is the one most commonly injured, especially when a sudden change occurs in the direction of the knee. The most common injuries are torn anterior cruciate ligament and partial tear of the anterior cruciate ligament. Symptoms include pain, inability to walk or stand for long periods, or up and down stairs. For the treatment of both lesions can opt for surgery by arthroscopy or conservative treatment based on rehabilitation to strengthen the muscles. ...
Cellulite is characterized by the appearance of dimples around the thighs, buttocks and other areas of the body where there are areas close to the ski Cellulite is characterized by the appearance of dimples around the thighs, buttocks and other areas of the body where there are areas close to the skin fat. People who develop without necessarily being overweight. The treatment is based on the use of a technique that produces subdermal change in texture and appearance of skin. The most common are the Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Mesotherapy and Radiofrequency. All cellulite treatment should be combined with a healthy diet and exercise. ...
Chondromalacia, also known as chondromalacia patella and patellar chondromalacia, is degeneration of the cartilage surface constituting the posterior Chondromalacia, also known as chondromalacia patella and patellar chondromalacia, is degeneration of the cartilage surface constituting the posterior capsule of the patella. This disease causes discomfort or dull pain around or behind the kneecap, to a greater or lesser degree, depending on the patient. Chondromalacia is common among young adults, especially those who practice certain sports (especially basketball players, volleyball, football, cycling, tennis players, ballet dancers and brokers). Chondromalacia causes are varied, but can be generated from an acute patella injury or by chronic friction between the patella and femur joint to move the knee. Therefore, treatment depends on the cause giving rise to the injury. ...
Growth factors are proteins of multiple types, as cells that manufacture, which empelan by its regenerative and anti-inflammatory capacity. In practic Growth factors are proteins of multiple types, as cells that manufacture, which empelan by its regenerative and anti-inflammatory capacity. In practice trauma Growth Factors platelet derived for preventing and treating injuries its wide action in cells of various tissues are applied. ...
Angina is a medical pathology manifested clinically by intense thoracic pain, because of insufficient blood flow that supplies the heart through the coronary arteries usually appears abruptly and lasts a short time. Also characteristic is the feeling of constriction in chest level, often radiating to the left arm or jaw. Also, the anginal attack can cause symptoms to generalized level, as paleness, cold sweats, anxiety and strong sense of immediate death, but usually lasts a couple of minutes. Always it is a medical emergency and the medical performance in the first time is critical. Myocardial infarction would be the ultimate expression of angina. ...
Myocardial infarction occurs when a coronary artery is blocked, dying a portion of the heart muscle. The clogged artery, blood supply to the heart is suppressed. If prolonged, the tissue dies and does not regenerate....
Stroke means the sudden cessation of cerebral circulation after injury of cerebral vessels, which starts unexpectedly and can develop within minutes in major neurological syndromes. Three basic ways of mechanisms of action are known: haemorrhagic (atherosclerosis and hypertension are usually most frequent causes them); cerebral thrombosis, arteriosclerosis again being the most common cause; and, thirdly, strokes. Clinically, depending on the location of the lesion some specific neurological signs, which may be in the form of motor, sensory impairment, and, in severe cases, coma and death will manifest. In the overall treatment of stroke it is essential to control risk factors such as hypertension, heart disease, snuff, diabetes mellitus ... ...
The diagnosis of injury tests are carried out to detect all kinds of muscle injuries, tendons, joints and bones, among others.
Ischemic heart disease is a disease caused by narrowing of the coronary arteries, atherosclerosis. Al narrowed arteries less oxygen reaches the heart and seriously affects your balance. Can produce a mild angina pectoris or acute myocardial infarction. ...
Arthroscopic knee surgery is a minimally invasive surgical technique for accessing the interior of the joint through small holes in the skin. Through a small caliber lens inside the knee is observed and treat various injuries without opening. Arthroscopic knee surgery is used to remove or repair torn meniscus cartilage to anterior cruciate ligament injuries broken, cut broken pieces of articular cartilage, remove loose fragments of bone or cartilage or remove inflamed synovial tissue. Recovery from knee arthroscopy is much faster than traditional surgery. Then the patient must regularly exercise his knee for several weeks. ...
The menisci are cartilage located within the knee, both on the inside (medial meniscus) and outer (lateral meniscus), which dampen the shock between the femur and the tibia. The menisci of the knee are the most damaged structures to be hit in that area, especially in sports like soccer. In fact, the medial meniscus is more prone to injury than the lateral meniscus, and which is connected to medial collateral ligament and the joint capsule, so that it is less mobile. Treatment of a meniscus injury as broken medial meniscus may involve surgery, depending on the patient. In case of surgery, only the damaged part of the meniscus is cut by arthroscopy. ...
Facial Mesotherapy is a treatment that seeks rejuvenation and stimulation of cell regeneration by infiltration of different active ingredients. These can be hyaluronic acid, vitamins or platelet rich plasma are injected with very fine needles into the skin area to be treated, previously relaxed with topical anesthesia. The technique of mesotherapy causes cell stimulation through this double process:first, the slight sting activates cells and, therefore, are more receptive to or injected vitamins to nourish and hydrate substances. This treatment is painless and provides highly satisfactory results and getting the rejuvenation of the cells of the affected skin. ...
Obesity is a disease characterized by the presence of an excess of fat mass (fat) in the body and for weight gain, usually due to a disproportionate food intake. This condition is easily diagnosed by assessing the body mass index and overall constitution of the person. The sum of factors that cause this disease, typical of the XXI century, include a sedentary lifestyle, a poor dietary patterns, and genetic and environmental factors. On the other hand, obesity is often aggravated by a number of other associated diseases, such as diabetes, cholesterol, triglycerides and hypertension, in addition to incur certain social rejection and lead to psychological problems. Also among the population suffering from this disease, there is increased risk of cardiovascular events, particularly in patients with abdominal obesity (an indicator of insulin resistance). The treatment of obesity through the monitoring of the recommendations of endocrine and nutritionists, based on a good individualized dietary plan, and changes in daily routines, especially when it comes to exercise. It is also important to establish these guidelines from childhood to avoid the appearance of so-called childhood obesity. ...
The ozone treatment is indicated for various uses, especially to oxygenate tissues, activate the metabolism of fats, removing cellulite, combat skin conditions ( acne, psoriasis, dermatitis... ), etc. Currently, also stands as one of the most natural anti-aging and therapeutic methods for other pathologies such as migraines, fibromyalgia, joint problems, intestinal diseases, etc. Basically, it consists in applying doses of ozone ( O3 ) controlled by different techniques, to choose according to the patient and aim to achieve: injections or injections;mesotherapy;hematic or intravenous application ( through a special treatment in which an amount of blood drawn from the patient is mixed with ozone );using gels or emulsions... The number of sessions and the amount of ozone applied in the treatment depends on the individual and also the medical indications. ...
The skin fungus produce infectious diseases denomindas cutaneous mycoses. Symptoms include redness, itching and burning in the affected area. Two types of fungi, yeast or yeast that cause candidiasis and type of mold and dermatophytes which cause ringworm or tinea. ...
Sports nutrition is a specialized branch of applied nutrition to people who practice intense sports such as weightlifting, bodybuilding or fitness, or those requeiren prolonged efforts (endurance sports), such as marathon runners, cyclists and triathletes. Sports nutrition covers all levels of sport: rest, active phase and recovery. ...
Sports traumatology deals with the study and treatment of injuries sustained in sports. These can occur violently, overuse or defects training, technical deficiencies, misuse of clothing, lack of fitness, among other causes. It addresses a sports orthopedic lesions characteristic of certain sports for its predisposing factors and typical forms of presentation. The correct treatment in sports traumatology is based on the preparation of a history of each player that includes both family history and personal health, and history of injury or surgery and orthopedic aspects. These data must be added those obtained by conducting a review of admission that values sport postural aspects, skeletal muscle, joints, ligamentous, fitness, etc. and risk factors for the appearance of lesions depending on the sport. ...
Sport surgery is a specialty that is generated after injuries sports.
It is known as stress test or treadmill test electrocardiographic medical examination which is generally used for diagnosis and assessment of heart failure or angina. Over the years, its use has expanded the use of this test but can not be performed on all patients suffering from heart diseases because it can pose some risks for the efforts involved in their implementation. To realize this, a static or ergonometric bicycle is used, following a methodology of progression overload thereof as a strong official protocol. The patient is monitored to control the test pulse rate, blood pressure, oxygen consumption and electrocardiographic changes and clinical response to stress (pain, fatigue ...). ...
Skin wrinkles are formed by the passage of time and aging. The skin is deteriorating by gravity and external factors that are detrimental as too much sun, snuff, no rest or some diseases. It is very important to keep the skin clean and moisturized and avoid long exposure to the sun to prevent the process accelerates. To remove wrinkles there are different beauty treatments. ...
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