Muscles & Bones & Joints Diseases : Health & Medical
NSAIDs are anti-inflammatory drugs (e.g. Ibuprofen, Motrin, Aleve), that help treat pain and reduce inflammation.
This review takes a look at the recent advances and emerging technologies in total knee arthroplasty.
Which patients are more likely to experience poor outcomes after TKA? A new preliminary prediction tool may help identify those at risk.
Morning leg pains can be a common problem for some people. They are intense pains that radiate into various parts of the leg. Though morning leg pains are generally muscle cramps, they can also come from a variety of causes, some requiring medical treatment. It's important to have a general idea of
A tongue infection is a condition technically referred to as glossitis. According to the United States National Library of Medicine, an infected tongue will swell and become discolored. The condition can range from mild to severe and occurs when the tongue becomes inflamed due to bacteria, injury or
As the aging process continues, some people experience problems with their joints, often caused by the onset of arthritis. Knee replacement surgery is one option that is often chosen to relieve chronic knee pain. For those looking to avoid having to replace the knee joint, there are other...
Fibromyalgia has many victims. It is estimated that between six and eight million people suffer from this condition, which is a chronic and widespread musculoskeletal disorder, according to Caringmedical.com. Fibromyalgia sufferers experience pain and fatigue, are unable to sleep, have numerous tend
At present, there is conflicting data on the benefits of using progesterone for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis, according to Guideline.gov.
Injuries to bones, ligaments and tendons require a period of immobilization to heal. In the doctor's office, fiberglass or plaster casting material is moistened and wrapped around the injured body part and hardens as it dries. Casts are frequently used on children because of their high level of acti
The flu or influenza is a seasonal infectious disease. Some of the more common symptoms are fevers and a hacking cough. It can be spread through the air or by bodily contact. One of the first symptoms associated with the flu are muscle aches that are caused by a loss of fluids. Every year, a few hun
According to the American Society for Surgery to the Hand, tendon transfer surgery is a surgical procedure to restore mobility in individuals who are exhibiting impaired functionality due to injury, accident or deformity. During the operation, the actual tendon is removed from the hand or foot and
Oversupination, known as "hyper-supination," causes many kinds of foot and hand and bone joint problems. Oversupination can also cause damages to the muscles and tendons connected to the joint bone structures. Oversupination problems and injuries mostly result from over-use factors generally common
A knee sprain occurs when ligaments are torn or unexpectedly extended too far. Ligaments are important because they actually hold the knee together. The knee has four ligaments.They can be sprained in sports, through exercise, or even slipping and falling. Several exercises can prevent future sprai