Bones, Joints And Muscles

Palatine Bone

Palatine Bone

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The Palatine Bone The palatine bones are two small bones of the skull which together form the rearmost section of the hard palate (roof of the mouth within the oral cavity). They also form part of the floor and sides of the nasal cavity and extend to the orbit of the eye forming a small […]

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Retrolisthesis

Retrolisthesis

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Retrolisthesis, also more accurately named retrospondylolisthesis is a spinal condition in which a vertebral body (i.e. the main part of the vertebra rather than a peripheral part such as one of the vertebral processes) is displaced rearwards in relation to the vertebra immediately below it and in some cases, the vertebral body may also be […]

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Myalgia

Myalgia

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Myalgia Definition Myalgia is a medical term for muscle pain. The word is also widely used, often erroneously, by the non-medical community to describe general aches and pains but myalgia refers exclusively to muscles whereas pain in joints, for example, is more correctly described as arthralgia and generalised pain affecting muscles, joints and fibrous connective […]

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Buckle Fracture

Buckle Fracture

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What is Buckle Fracture Buckle fracture is also known as a torus fracture wherein it affects a side of the bone however it does not fully break although the side of the bone bends outward. The word “torus” comes from the Latin word “tori” which means swelling or what is called protuberance. This is a […]

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Skeletal Dysplasia

Skeletal Dysplasia

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What is Skeletal Dysplasia? Skeletal dysplasia literally means “bad skeletal growth”. The condition is also known as dwarfism or in layman’s terms; little people or short stature. A person is suffering from skeletal dysplasia when your height is below the 2.5th percentile of what your mean age group and sex normally have. A height drop […]

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Swollen Knee

Swollen Knee

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What is Swollen Knee Swollen knee is a medical condition that is basically common to those with a medical history of knee problem (such as arthritis and injury). The condition is also related to aging but does not leave children and pregnant women unaffected. Medically, this condition is identified as knee effusion which is known […]

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Biceps Tenodesis

Biceps Tenodesis

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What is Biceps Tenodesis? Biceps Tenodesis is medical procedure that involves correction of biceps tendon tears, severe biceps tendonapathy, and instability. A shoulder injury is also an indication for biceps tenodesis. Biceps tendonitis (or bicipital tendonitis is an inflammation of the tendon that connects the biceps and the shoulder) is the corresponding shoulder injury that […]

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Metatarsal Stress Fracture

Metatarsal Stress Fracture

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What is Metatarsal Stress Fracture? Metatarsal stress fracture is a medical condition that seems only a few knows. Unfortunately, this condition has been pestering us since the olden times. The metatarsal bones are a group of long bones of our feet. This can develop as a person has undergone a strenuous exercise or activity of […]

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Facet Arthropathy

Facet Arthropathy

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What is Facet arthropathy? Facet joints are found in the posterior of the spine. Human spine has 24 vertebrae and there are two facet joints between each spinal segment of vertebrae. A facet joint has two bony surfaces having cartilage and a capsule of ligaments between them. These facet joints can also become painful and […]

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Discitis

Discitis

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What is Discitis Discitis can be described as an inflammatory condition of intervertebral disc which is the disc space. Such a condition may also cause erosion as well as damages of the disc. To your information the vertebrate are bony region of the spine that serves to be the building block of the segment. There […]

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Osteoarthritis vs Rheumatoid arthritis

Osteoarthritis vs Rheumatoid arthritis

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A joint disorder that involves damaging of the joint (area of the human body wherein two bones meet), thus inflammation of one or more joints is called arthritis. A lot of people are confused as to the type of arthritis that they are experiencing. Basically, there are two common types of arthritis that many are […]

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Torn Muscle or Muscle Strain

Torn Muscle or Muscle Strain

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What is a Muscle Strain? Also known as torn or pulled muscle, a muscle strain is a condition wherein muscle fibers rip or tear [1]. This injury results when there is overstretching of the muscle or it has been forcefully and quickly contracted [2]. Its occurrences differ from case to case; some may develop either […]

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Teriparatide – Osteoporosis Treatment for Bone Formation

Teriparatide – Osteoporosis Treatment for Bone Formation

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Osteoporosis is a condition in which the bone tissues are thinning and over time its density is decreased. This kind of bone illness is one of the most common forms of bone problem in recent times. In fact, researchers estimate that for every 5 women, 1 of them is developing this kind of condition when […]

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Osteoporosis Treatment and Osteoporosis Prevention

Osteoporosis Treatment and Osteoporosis Prevention

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Osteoporosis is a condition distinguished by a decrease in bone density, resulting in weak strength and fragile bones.  The condition turns to be in the form of an abnormally porous type bone which is sponge like and compressible. This disorder of the skeleton renders the bone weak and results in recurrent fractures in the bones. […]

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Pilates Exercises for Arthritis

Pilates Exercises for Arthritis

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Arthritis is a common condition often suffered by people aging above 50. This has something to do about the joints. When arthritis strikes, the joint are inflamed; joint is where two bones meet. There are more than 100 types of arthritis. This condition occurs when the cartilage that support the two connecting bones are thinned. […]

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Arthritis Exercises to Prevent Joint Problems

Arthritis Exercises to Prevent Joint Problems

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It is wrong to assume that you should not do exercises during arthritis, thinking that you could create more problems for painful joints and knees. In fact, exercises strengthen your knees and joints and reduce the pain significantly. You should do regular, moderate level exercises; such forms of workout will make joints more mobile and […]

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Arthritis – Symptoms, Diagnosis, Exercises, Diet & Treatment

Arthritis – Symptoms, Diagnosis, Exercises, Diet & Treatment

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Osteoarthritis is not meant to strike people in their 30s. But the unfortunate thing is that it does happen. When she was 33 years old, Caren Williams was diagnosed with Osteoarthritis of the spine, knee and the ankle. Now she is 48 and she has had surgery done on her ankle and left knee. She […]

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