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Can Athletes Return to Baseball After ACL Tears Without Surgery? Read the Expert Opinion
Which factors may contribute to lumbar disc degeneration in young adults? This study investigates.
Polymyositis is a rare connective tissue disease characterized by chronic muscle inflammation. Typical symptoms of polymyositis include muscle weakness and fatigue, which can develop gradually over weeks or months. Some sufferers do not exhibit symptoms, and the condition often goes undetected until
If you have a thickened, yellow or brown discoloured toenail, you may be suffering from a toenail fungal infection. Known medically as onychomycosis or tinea unguium, this fungal infection can do considerable damage to the nail plate and underlying structure which may lead to the loss of part or who
Wrist exercises for improving grip strength, range of motion and flexibility can be used by those looking for rehabilitation after fractures or sprains, as well as for those suffering from other ailments such as arthritis. Rubber balls are an inexpensive and simple way to exercise your wrist and fin
Fibromyalgia is a condition in which excruciating pain is felt in sufferers' muscles and joints. This condition remains a medical mystery, and a cure has yet to be discovered. In the medical community, this condition is quite controversial, as many practitioners believe that fibromyalgia overlaps wi
Osteoporosis weakens bones by decreasing bone density. As bones become more porous, they weaken and grow brittle, often resulting in fractures. According to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), osteoporosis is the cause of more than 1.5 million bone fra
Heel elevator supports are small, foam lifts that keep the legs straight while the ankle is elevated. While the most common heel elevator support is rectangular in shape, there are others that simply wrap around the ankle. While heel elevator supports keep your ankle elevated in a comfortable manner
The cervical spine is composed of muscles, bones, ligaments, joints and nerve endings. An anterior cervical discectomy with fusion is a surgical procedure that relieves the pressure caused when a herniated disc or bone spur places presses against nerve roots and/or the cervical (neck) spine. This co
If someone has a rare disease, one may find it alarming if that person comes near you. You might feel like you will have that disease as soon as he sits beside you. You may pose prejudice against the other person. You can prevent this from happening by being aware of the origin of an infection just
A bone spur is a bony projection that occurs along the edges of bones in the body. The bone spurs themselves are not painful, but they can cause pain by rubbing against nerves and bones. Most bone spurs cause no symptoms and may remain hidden for years. Bone spurs seem to occur naturally without any
Orthopedic surgeons perform operations to correct deformities of the skeletal and muscular systems. Neurosurgeons perform surgery on the nervous system, which sometimes involves operations on the spine. Both orthopedic and spine surgery have several purposes, but they also have risks.
Precious and semi-precious gemstones have been used for centuries in healing, energy production and spiritual growth. The stones can be used to heal the mind, body and spirit in a variety of ways. Whatever the need, there is a stone that resonates with the energy to overcome almost any obstacle.
Medical professionals in Russia and Ukraine have been treating patients with stem cells for over 20 years. Ukraine's Institute for Cryobiology and Cryomedicine recorded data on 1,740 patients treated with fetal stem cells for a variety of illnesses. Diabetes, a disease that continues to increase wor