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Achilles Tendon Tear
Achilles Tendon Tear
Tendons are bands of fibrous tissue that connect muscle to bone.The Achilles tendon is located where the calf muscle, or gastrocnemius, attaches to the heel...
Anatomy of the Shoulder
Anatomy of the Shoulder
The shoulder comprises bones, ligaments, tendons, and muscles that connect the arm to the torso. The three bones that make up the shoulder joint include...
Anatomy of the Spine
Anatomy of the Spine
The spine is a column of bones that forms the axial skeleton; this framework provides strong, yet flexible support for the trunk of the body...
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis is a condition that affects the joints and ligaments of the spine. The first sign of AS is usually inflammation of the sacroiliac...
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair
The Anterior Cruciate Ligament, or ACL, is located in the center of the knee along with the Posterior Cruciate Ligament, or PCL. These ligaments wrap...
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear
The anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, is located in the center of the knee along with the posterior cruciate ligament, or PCL. These ligaments wrap...
Back and Neck Braces
Back and Neck Braces
The spine is a column of bones, discs, connective tissue, and muscles designed to provide support for the head and neck while offering protection to...
Bone Scans
Bone Scans
The spine consists of 33 vertebrae that protect the spinal cord and provide stability to the torso. The lower section of the spine is called...
Bunions
Bunions
In your foot, the bones, tendons, and ligaments located at the base of the great toe, called the medial first metatarsal phalangeal joint, work together...
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
The carpal tunnel is a tight, narrow, C-shaped passageway in the wrist that is made up of tiny bones and ligaments.Some of the tendons and...
CAT Scans
CAT Scans
A CAT scan is used to detect both bone and soft tissue damage. During the procedure, three-dimensional anatomical imagery is created by utilizing x-ray technology.X-rays...
Cervical Spine Anatomy
Cervical Spine Anatomy
The cervical spine is the first seven bones of the vertebral column and extends from the base of the skull to the top of the...
Cervical Surgery
Cervical Surgery
The cervical vertebrae are the first seven vertebrae of the spinal column. Separating any two vertebrae is a soft elastic material called a disc which...
Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
The spinal column consists of 33 vertebrae that protect the spinal cord and provide stability to the torso. Between each vertebra is a fibrous bundle...
Degenerative Disc Replacement
Degenerative Disc Replacement
Everything you do during the day, once you stand upright, begins to test the spine's ability to support your body weight. Over time these...
Discography
Discography
The spinal column consists of 33 vertebrae that protect the spinal cord and provide stability to the torso. Between each vertebra is a fibrous bundle...
Facet Joints
Facet Joints
The facet joints are the moveable joints of the spine that connect one vertebra to another vertebra. Without the facet joints, you would not have...
Fractures
Fractures
The skeletal system is made up of 206 bones and provides support, allows for movement, and protects the internal organs of the body.Sometimes, too much...
Fractures II
Fractures II
The skeletal system is made up of 206 bones and provides support, allows for movement, and protects the internal organs of the body.Sometimes, too much...
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement
The skeletal system provides the framework for the body and protects the internal organs. The hip joint supports most of the upper body weight. As...
Knee Replacement
Knee Replacement
The skeletal system is made up of more than 200 bones that support the body’s weight and protect the internal organs. The knee joint supports...
Low Back Pain
Low Back Pain
The spine consists of 33 vertebrae that protect the spinal cord and provide stability to the torso. The lower section of the spine is called...
Lumbar Fusion
Lumbar Fusion
The intervertebral discs make up one-fourth of your spinal column and act as the spine's shock absorbing system, protecting the vertebrae, spinal cord, and other...
Lumbar Laminectomy
Lumbar Laminectomy
A person's spinal column consists of 33 vertebrae that house and protect the spinal cord. These vertebrae are separated and cushioned by intervertebral discs.When a...
Lumbar Surgery
Lumbar Surgery
The spine consists of 33 vertebrae that protect the spinal cord and provide stability to the torso. The lower section of the spine is called...
Medial Meniscus Injury
Medial Meniscus Injury
The knee joint is comprised of three main bones: the femur, or thigh bone; the tibia, or shin; and the patella, or knee cap. All...
Myelography
Myelography
The spinal cord is protected by the spine as it carries messages to and from the brain. However, even though the spinal cord is protected...
Neck Pain
Neck Pain
The spine consists of 33 vertebrae that protect the spinal cord and provide stability to the torso. The first seven vertebrae comprise the cervical spine.
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis
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Osteoarthritis of the Hip
Osteoarthritis of the Hip
The skeletal system protects the internal organs and provides the framework for the body. The hip joints are located in the pelvis. They connect the...
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis occurs when the body fails to form enough new bone, or when too much old bone is reabsorbed by the body, or both. In...
Osteosarcoma
Osteosarcoma
The skeletal system serves as the framework for the body and also protects the internal organs. Bones grow by a process called remodeling. During remodeling...
Periarthritis of the Shoulder
Periarthritis of the Shoulder
The shoulder comprises bones, ligaments, tendons, and muscles that connect the arm to the torso. The glenohumeral joint, or shoulder joint, is a ball-and-socket type...
Rheumatoid Arthritis - Hand
Rheumatoid Arthritis - Hand
The skeletal system provides the framework for the body and protects the internal organs. Joints exist where two bones meet to allow movement and flexibility...
Rheumatoid Arthritis - Knee
Rheumatoid Arthritis - Knee
The skeletal system provides the framework for the body and protects the internal organs. Joints exist where two bones meet to allow movement and flexibility...
Rotator Cuff Injury
Rotator Cuff Injury
The rotator cuff is located in the shoulder. It comprises muscles and tendons that connect the bone of the upper arm, or humerus, to the...
Ruptured Disc
Ruptured Disc
The backbone, or spinal column, consists of a series of bones called vertebrae, that connect the skull to the pelvis. The vertebrae are separated and...
Sacroiliac Joint
Sacroiliac Joint
The sacrum of your spine is attached to each ilium of the pelvis. These joints are called the sacroiliac joints or "SI joints".Each joint is...
Scoliosis
Scoliosis
The spine is one of the most important parts of the body. Not only does it serve to protect your spinal cord, but it is...
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Fusion
The intervertebral discs function as shock absorbers for the spine. Sometimes these discs can degenerate, thin, or herniate. When this occurs, pressure from the two...
Spinal Injections
Spinal Injections
When patients experience chronic and severe back pain, certain types of medications can be injected into the painful area of the spine in order to...
Spinal Problem Tests
Spinal Problem Tests
Accurate diagnosis of a spinal problem is imperative for proper medical care. A physician will analyze the patient’s medical history and conduct a thorough physical...
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis
A person's spinal column consists of 33 vertebrae. These stacked vertebrae form a canal that protects the delicate spinal cord.Sometimes, the canal, which holds the...
Spinal Surgery Complications
Spinal Surgery Complications
There are risks of complications associated with any surgery. A surgery performed near the spine is a delicate procedure in which both mechanical and biological...
Spinal Tap
Spinal Tap
The spinal cord is a bundle of nerves that run from the base of the brain all the way down the back. They are responsible...
Tennis Elbow
Tennis Elbow
The skeletal system is the framework for the body. It gives the body shape, protects internal organs, and allows movement.Movement is accomplished by an interaction...
Vertebral Fusion
Vertebral Fusion
The spine contains 33 bones, or vertebrae, which support and protect the upper body and spinal cord. Injury to the spine, such as a herniated...
Whiplash
Whiplash
The spinal column consists of 33 vertebrae that are stacked together; they can be divided into five sections: there are 4 coccygeal, 5 sacral, 5...
X-Rays
X-Rays
X-ray technology utilizes high-energy rays that can pass through certain body tissue and create imagery vital to diagnosis and treatment.The x-ray machine is composed of...