Muscles & Bones & Joints Diseases : Health & Medical

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Causes of Bone Mass Loss

Causes of Bone Mass Loss

Your bone mass is constantly remodeled throughout your life.bones and bones image by JASON WINTER from Fotolia.comThroughout your life your bones are constantly dissolving and growing back in a process called remodeling, by which you replace most of your skeleton every 10 years. Bone mass.........[Read More]
What Causes Foot Fungus Condition and How to Treat It

What Causes Foot Fungus Condition and How to Treat It

Athletes are more susceptible to a toenail and foot fungus. With the proper treatment, the infections can be handled without spreading.......[Read More]
Pedicle Screw Augmentations in Scoliosis with Osteoporosis

Pedicle Screw Augmentations in Scoliosis with Osteoporosis

This study explores two types of pedicle screw augmentation in the treatment of degenerative lumbar scoliosis combined with osteoporosis -- is one more effective than the other?......[Read More]
Leg Swelling Relief

Leg Swelling Relief

Swelling of the leg, or edema, occurs in the tissues of the leg, caused by excessive fluid. Legs often swell during PMS or when a person stands or sits for too long and eats too many salty foods. Sometimes swelling of the legs can be a sign of a serious health problem such as heart disease.......[Read More]
Distal Radius Fracture Outcome Factors in Younger Patients

Distal Radius Fracture Outcome Factors in Younger Patients

Which factors are associated with a worse outcome in non-osteoporotic patients with distal radius fracture?......[Read More]
Choice of Surgical Treatments for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Choice of Surgical Treatments for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

This review examines the main points for or against various surgical treatment modalities for lumbar spinal stenosis.......[Read More]
Spa Quality Foot Baths - How To Get Soft Feet At Home

Spa Quality Foot Baths - How To Get Soft Feet At Home

The idea of soft, touchable feet is highly appealing, especially during the foot-baring summertime months. Lack of attention all those months can do an absolute number on your feet! Reversing the damage is definitely possible and can be achieved with a little bit of TLC. Real results can be achieved......[Read More]
How Is Intramedullary Nailing Done?

How Is Intramedullary Nailing Done?

Intramedullary nailing is an operation performed by an orthopedic surgeon to stabilize fractures of the long bones, such as the hip, tibia (shin), femur (thigh) and humerus (upper arm), and even some smaller bones, such as the metacarpals (hand) and metatarsals (foot). It involves placing a rigid ro......[Read More]
Home Remedies for Pulled Muscles

Home Remedies for Pulled Muscles

A pulled muscle is a common athletic injury. It is caused by overworking a muscle or not sufficiently warming your muscles prior to a workout causing them to stretch or tear. Though this a very painful condition, it is easily treated at home with common household items. If you promptly begin treatme......[Read More]
How to Correct a Torn Ligament

How to Correct a Torn Ligament

Torn ligaments are common in people who are active or participate in athletics. Although severe ligament tears require invasive surgery, minor or partial tears are easily corrected at home. Below are the effective ways to correct both minor and major ligament tears.......[Read More]
Facts About Hip Replacement

Facts About Hip Replacement

If painful, stiff hips have limited your ability to walk or perform everyday activities, your doctor may recommend medication, exercise or even physical therapy. But if the pain doesn't improve, hip replacement surgery may be your only option for relief. According to the National Institute of Arthri......[Read More]
Herniated Lumbar Disc Symptoms

Herniated Lumbar Disc Symptoms

A herniated lumbar disc occurs when the central portion of a spinal disc in the lower back protrudes through a tear in the disc's fibrous outer covering. This causes general symptoms common to all herniated discs as well as symptoms specific to the lumbar region.......[Read More]
Sever's Disease

Sever's Disease

Children with Server's disease experience pain in one or both of their heels when walking. Sever's disease occurs just before the closing of the heel bone growth plate.......[Read More]
Osteoporosis Health Center News and Features Page

Osteoporosis Health Center News and Features Page

Find special feature stories and news on Osteoporosis Health at WebMD......[Read More]
US of Rotator Cuff and Biceps Pulley In Tennis Players

US of Rotator Cuff and Biceps Pulley In Tennis Players

A new study takes a look at the anatomy of the rotator cuff and coraco-humeral ligament in asymptomatic non-elite junior tennis players.......[Read More]
Bunion Treatments - Correcting the Problem

Bunion Treatments - Correcting the Problem

If you suffer from bunions, here are some great options to get you back on your feet again. Act now! because the problems will only get worse without treatment.......[Read More]
Osteoporosis: Ankle Fracture Repair

Osteoporosis: Ankle Fracture Repair

WebMD looks at the options for repairing your broken ankle when you have osteoporosis.......[Read More]
Exercises for Foot Tendonitis

Exercises for Foot Tendonitis

Foot tendonitis is an inflammation of the Achilles tendon. This affliction can cause serious pain, tenderness to the touch and stiffness of the foot if not treated properly. The pain can be particularly bad during and after exercise. Fortunately, performing some daily exercises and stretches can hel......[Read More]
How to Diagnose Elbow Pain

How to Diagnose Elbow Pain

Elbow pain may be caused by overuse, arthritis, bursitis, tendinitis, nerve damage, injury, infection or tumor. Pain may be severe, and you may experience limitation in movement. Your pain may also radiate into the shoulder, arm, wrist or hand. Elbow pain is commonly worse upon movement. Your pai......[Read More]
How to Dissolve Gout Crystals

How to Dissolve Gout Crystals

Excess uric acid that develops into sharp-edged crystals around joints causes gout. The rush of fluid and white blood cells to the affected area leads to inflammation and pain. The pain of gout can be managed, as there are several ways to dissolve gout crystals and prevent future attacks.......[Read More]