Muscles & Bones & Joints Diseases : Health & Medical

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Building Stronger Bones

Building Stronger Bones

Low bone mineral density? Worried about osteoporosis? Here's how to build stronger bones.......[Read More]
Bulging Disk Treatment

Bulging Disk Treatment

Treatment for patients with painful bulging disks is far from standardized. There are many options at a physician's disposal, but he must individualize treatment for each case. Patients generally begin with the most conservative of treatments.......[Read More]
Techniques for Knee Replacement

Techniques for Knee Replacement

Knee-replacement surgery is one of the most dramatic surgeries that can be performed on a human. It involves the removal of the joint and the placement of a prosthetic device. The trauma, while substantial, usually heals without issue, and the patient often is much improved once healing is complete.......[Read More]
Bulging Disc Treatments

Bulging Disc Treatments

Back injuries are common, especially as individuals get older. Bulging discs can occur after automobile accidents, as a result of sports injuries, household falls and the aging process. Though they can be painful and debilitating, there are several strategies for relief.......[Read More]
Hazards in the Printing Industry

Hazards in the Printing Industry

Be wary of the hazards of printing press work.printing house image by Izaokas Sapiro from Fotolia.comThe printing industry can be a dangerous place to work. The chemicals used in forming letters can be harmful, causing injuries or even death. The repetitive tasks undertaken in the.........[Read More]
What Happens When Your Knee Locks?

What Happens When Your Knee Locks?

Locking is a symptom of some common knee problems. When your doctor asks if your knee locks, he or she is trying to determine the cause of your knee pain symptoms.......[Read More]
Bone-Building Drugs May Also Beef Up Cartilage

Bone-Building Drugs May Also Beef Up Cartilage

Finding Suggests Possible Therapies for Arthritis......[Read More]
ACL Injuries in Children and Adolescents

ACL Injuries in Children and Adolescents

In this review, the assessment and operative treatment methods for ACL tears in young patients are discussed.......[Read More]
How to Handle Muscle Spasms in the Calf & Thigh

How to Handle Muscle Spasms in the Calf & Thigh

Muscle spasms, also known as cramps, can range from bothersome to very painful. If you are swimming in deep water, cramps can even be life-threatening. Muscle cramps that occur in the thighs and calves keep your body from responding the way it should, causing you to lose control over your legs tempo......[Read More]
The Relation Between BMI and Musculoskeletal Symptoms

The Relation Between BMI and Musculoskeletal Symptoms

Is there a relationship between BMI and musculoskeletal symptoms? This study investigates the association in the working population.......[Read More]
Knee Replacement Joint Movement Techniques

Knee Replacement Joint Movement Techniques

After knee replacement, it is imperative to start mobilizing the joint so you can regain full mobility. While you may never be able to participate in high-impact sports again, you can utilize movement techniques and exercise programs that promote bending at the knee and having the knee support other......[Read More]
How to Recognize Hip Pain

How to Recognize Hip Pain

Hip pain can turn daily tasks, such as walking up a stairway or getting into your car, into an ordeal. Hip pain can affect people of all ages. It's usually caused by injuries to the hip muscles or joints, or by conditions such as bursitis, osteoarthritis or tendinitis. These injuries or conditions l......[Read More]
Ways In Which To Take Care Of Our Feet

Ways In Which To Take Care Of Our Feet

This is a fact for many people and that is, although they may be dressed warmly from their head to their knees, but their feet are not comfortable or dressed warmly, their entire body would be cold. Yes, it is quite something. Therefore, it is a given that we should take care of our feet and some of......[Read More]
Why Runner's Knee Can Take So Long To Get Better

Why Runner's Knee Can Take So Long To Get Better

Some athletes find treatment of runner's knee a frustrating and difficult problem. Why does it take so long to recover from PFPS?......[Read More]
The Six-Minute Walk Test Predicts Ambulation After TKA

The Six-Minute Walk Test Predicts Ambulation After TKA

Is the six-minute walk test a reliable measure of functional mobility after TKA?......[Read More]
Determinants of Satisfaction 1 Year After THA

Determinants of Satisfaction 1 Year After THA

Are patients satisfied with the surgical outcome after THA? A new study investigates the factors that may influence patient dissatisfaction.......[Read More]
Problems with Partial Knee Replacements

Problems with Partial Knee Replacements

Partial knee replacement surgery is a common procedure designed to replace damaged portions of a knee joint with artificial implant materials. Although a highly effective form of treatment for a variety of knee joint problems, there are certain problems that can occur with a partial knee replacement......[Read More]
Cell Towers & Schools

Cell Towers & Schools

Cell towers are essentially huge microwave antennas, and the type of radiation they emit, radio frequency, or RF, has not been officially determined to be safe, even after many worldwide studies. In fact, exposure to low-intensity radio-frequency radiation is linked to increased stress response in c......[Read More]
Birkenstocks Are Great Shoes for Healthy Feet

Birkenstocks Are Great Shoes for Healthy Feet

A Birkenstock sale is a very welcome shopping event for all those people who care for their feet because it allows you to geta hold on these wonderful shoes without spending too much. First of all, let's have a look at what Birkenstock shoes actually are. Birkenstocks are shoes made out of natu......[Read More]
What Is Kyphoplasty?

What Is Kyphoplasty?

People who have osteoporosis or cancer of the spine may develop Vertebral Compression Fractures (VCF) that can become very painful. VCF occurs when the weakened vertebrae collapses, compressing the portion of the spinal cord that is above the affected disk. Kyphoplasty is a type of surgery that re-i......[Read More]