Muscles & Bones & Joints Diseases : Health & Medical
A new study takes a look at the occurrence of adverse events after manual treatment for neck or back pain. Which are the most common?
A bulging neck disc occurs when the cushions separating your spinal joints bulge due to old age, injury and sometimes even arthritic neck spurs. Arthritic neck spurs are an enlargement of your normal bone structure formed over time due to muscle spasms or the inability of your muscles, tendons and l
Most people go home the same day they have their rotator cuff repaired. Full recovery from rotator cuff repair takes about four to six months. Patients who have rotator cuff repairs take with them a list of dos and don'ts when they are discharged from the hospital.
A lumbar disc protrusion can cause discomfort that can reach from the low back to the toes. Lumbar discs provide cushioning between the vertebrae in the back. These discs have a soft center with a tough exterior. When a protrusion occurs, some of the center has pushed through the exterior. If the pr
The human knee is a joint where the bones of the lower leg and upper leg meet. It is almost like a flexible hinge that has to support the weight of the body during movement. The knee is subject to many problems; some of which can cause great pain and difficulty in walking, running and even standing.
This study compares short-segment fixation with percutaneous kyphoplasty for vertebral compression fractures. Which is the superior approach?
The lumbar spine is the area of the spine located in the lower back. A lumbar spinal fusion surgery is performed to alleviate pain, weakness, tingling and numbness. This type of spinal surgery may also be performed to prevent or stop abnormal spinal movements and to restore normal nerve function. A
Macular degenerative disease, also known as macular degeneration, is a disease of the eye causing vision loss. There are two types of macular degeneration, wet and dry, but both types cause degeneration of the macula, the center portion of the retina. This disease primarily affects people over the a
The whole surface of the body is covered by epithelial tissue, which is made up of closely packed cell layers. The layers are so closely packed that there are virtually no intercellular spaces and minimal intercellular substances. The epithelial tissue is specialized to the lining of both internal a
Diastasis recti, also known as "mommy belly," is a common medical condition in which the tissues of the abdomen, particularly the abdominal muscles, are stretched apart and separate. It occurs most often as a result of pregnancy. This condition does not need to be permanent, as it can be treated.
People are constantly looking for an edge in the gym to improve their performance, lift heavier weights and ultimately improve their body. A lot of companies selling supplements claim to be able to help you with this by adding pounds of muscle and skyrocketing your strength. But most of their ingred
Learn more on the potential role emerging CT technology can play in evaluating bone changes at these three commonly affected sites in rheumatoid arthritis.
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