February 2017 - Page 2 of 4 - Toronto First Aid

23 February 2017
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Acute patella injury

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An acute patella injury involves damage to the patella or kneecap from a fall onto the knee or sustaining a direct strike. In some […]


17 February 2017
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Flexor tendonitis of the foot

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Flexor tendonitis involves soreness of the flexor tendons found inside the foot which are responsible for flexing the big toe. These tendons travel through […]


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Peroneus brevis tendon injury

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The peroneus brevis tendon inserts in the 5th metatarsal bone on the exterior of the foot. Any strain or rupture of the tendon can […]


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Gout

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Gout is a type of arthritis triggered by the accumulation of uric acid inside the body which is a waste product of metabolism. The […]


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Peroneal tendon dislocation

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The peroneal tendon travels behind the bony prominence on the outer ankle. Recurrent slipping or dislocation simply means that the tendon is rubbing against […]