: Bone, ligament and joint diseases

  • November 20, 2013 10:58 AM

    Learning more about ingrown toenail post surgery care

    Compared to the majority of surgeries out there that usually require a very high degree of attentiveness, the ingrown toenail post surgery care instructions are very basic and that is due to the fact that toes can heal really quickly without too much help.

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  • June 8, 2013 7:19 AM

    7 Natural Osteoporosis Treatment Options

    Knowing the natural osteoporosis treatmentcan enable you to deal with this condition or even help a loved one who might be suffering from it. Osteoporosis is a disease that makes bones brittle and fragile. It is characterized by gradual loss of bone density. It makes bones porous and susceptible to fractures. This condition is considered to be a silent disease because it does not have visible symptoms and it reveals itself gradually causing fractures in the spine, wrist and hip. It is common among women but men can also develop it. Nevertheless, if you or your loved ones have this condition, there are natural treatments that you can try.

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  • June 5, 2013 8:14 AM

    A look At Brittle Bone Disease Treatment Options

    Brittle bone disease also known as osteogenesis imperfecta or Lobstein's syndrome, is a disease that is usually caused by a defect in production of a proteins that is known as collagen. Collagen is a vital protein which assists in supporting the body. Since the production of collagen will have been interfered with, the bones will end up being weak, brittle and have stunted growth.

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  • June 5, 2013 5:35 AM

    Carpenter's Syndrome: causes, symptoms and treatment

    Carpenter's Syndrome is a genetic birth defect syndrome that involves the toes, fingers, skull and sometimes even the heart. It is a form of acrocephalopolysyndactyly (ACPS) which is a group of genetic disorders that are rare and they include Apert syndrome.

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  • June 4, 2013 5:13 AM

    Paget's Disease Treatment Options

    Affecting 1 out every 33 thousand people in the USA, the Paget's disease is listed among the rare diseases by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD). However, rare or not, Paget's disease is a cause of pain and discomfort for quite a number of people. Mainly affecting the pelvis or spine, Paget's disease causes your bones to become deformed and weaker by disrupting the normal cycle of bone repair and renewal.

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  • April 28, 2013 1:20 AM

    Various Options for Treatment of Baker's Cyst

    What is a Baker’s cyst? It is a cyst behind the knee that is filled with fluid and creates a bulge. Often, the pain worsens when a sufferer extends their knee fully or when very active. This type of cyst is also known as a popliteal cyst and the formation of the cyst often follows a knee joint problem, such as a torn cartilage or arthritis flare-up. Either of those conditions might cause the production of excess synovial fluid by the knee, leading to a Baker’s or popliteal cyst.

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  • November 8, 2012 8:07 AM

    What You Should Know About Knee Arthroscopy

    Knee arthroscopy is a procedure where the doctor, usually an orthopedist, visually examines the knee with an arthroscope, which is a fiber optic instrument with a lighted tip. The images of the joint will be projected on a video screen. Knee arthroscopy is one of the most common joint surgeries performed.

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  • November 8, 2012 5:16 AM

    Knee Arthroscopy Recovery

    If you have an appointment for a knee arthroscopy you might be worried about knee arthroscopy recovery This is often a pretty simple procedure, but you should still know what to expect during the process and how your recovery options. It can take about 2 months to recover from this type of procedure and you want to make sure that you are not rushing your recovery.

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  • November 8, 2012 12:38 AM

    Tennis Elbow: causes, symptoms and treatment options

    The human body consists of about 600 skeletal muscles. Typically, a skeletal muscle consists of the beginning, which attaches the muscle to the bone, the belly consisting mainly of bundle of fibers and the tendon (muscle insertion), which connects the muscle to the bone. Due to the fact that the muscle is fixed to the bone on both ends, a contraction results in a movement such as bending of a joint (e.g. flexion ) or straightening of a joint (e.g. extension).

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