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Bones, Joints And Muscles

Arthritis Physical And Occupational Therapy
If you feel pain and stiffness in your body or have trouble moving around, you might have arthritis. Most kinds of arthritis cause pain and swelling in...
Biopsy, Breast (Breast Biopsy)
Cancer that starts in a bone is uncommon. Cancer that has spread to the bone from another part of the body is more common. There are three types of bone cancer:...
Chemotherapy Treatment For Breast Cancer
the cancer. Surgery is often the main treatment for bone cancer. Other treatments may include amputation, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. Because bone cancer can come...
Bone Density Scan
Strong bones are important for your health. A bone mineral density (BMD) test is the best way to measure your bone health. It can show Whether you have osteoporosis,...
Breast Cancer Genetic Testing (Genetic Testing For Breast Cancer)
Strong bones are important for your health. A bone mineral density (BMD) test is the best way to measure your bone health. It can show Whether you have osteoporosis,...
Bone Density Scan
Your bones help you move, give you shape and support your body. They are living tissues that rebuild constantly throughout your life. During childhood and...
Arthrocentesis (Joint Aspiration)
A bursa is a small, fluid-filled sac that acts as a cushion between a bone and other moving parts, such as muscles, tendons, or skin. Bursitis occurs when...
Arthroscopy
Cartilage is the tough but flexible tissue that covers the ends of your bones at a joint. It also gives shape and support to other parts of your body, such as...
Ana (Antinuclear Antibody)
Connective tissue is the material inside your body that supports many of its parts. It is the "cellular glue" that gives your tissues their shape and helps keep...
Abnormal Liver Enzymes (Liver Blood Tests)
your body's tissues and in foods, such as liver, dried beans and peas, and anchovies. Normally, uric...
Back Surgery (Minimally Invasive Lumbar Spinal Fusion)
Your backbone, or spine, is made up of 26 bones called vertebrae. In between them are soft disks filled with a jelly-like substance. These disks cushion the...
Arthrocentesis (Joint Aspiration)
A joint is where two or more bones come together, like the knee, hip, elbow, or shoulder. Joints can be damaged by many types of injuries or diseases,...
Arthritis Physical And Occupational Therapy
feeling of pain in the missing limb. Other physical problems include surgical complications and skin problems, if limb. Learning how to use it takes time. Physical therapy can help you adapt. Recovery from the...
Arthritis Physical And Occupational Therapy
Your muscles help you move and help your body work. Different types of muscles have different jobs. There are many problems that can affect muscles. Muscle...
Ana (Antinuclear Antibody)
Myositis means inflammation of the muscles that you use to move your body. An injury, infection, or autoimmune disease can cause it. Two specific kinds are polymyositis...
Arthritis Physical And Occupational Therapy
Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. It causes pain, swelling, and reduced motion in your joints. It can occur in any joint, but usually it affects...
Arthroplasty (Joint Replacement Surgery Of The Hand)
Osteonecrosis is a disease caused by reduced blood flow to bones in the joints. In people with healthy bones, new bone is always replacing old bone. In osteonecrosis,...
Adenosine (Exercise Stress Test)
Osteoporosis makes your bones weak and more likely to break. Anyone can develop osteoporosis, but it is common in older women. As many as half of all women and a...
Pre-Op Questions (Surgery Questions)
from getting worse. Treatments include medicines and sometimes surgery. A good diet and exercise might also help....
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri Scan)
Scoliosis causes a sideways curve of your backbone, or spine. These curves are often S- or C-shaped. Scoliosis is most common in late childhood and the early teens,...
Arthritis Physical And Occupational Therapy
Your spine, or backbone, protects your spinal cord and allows you to stand and bend. Spinal stenosis causes narrowing in your spine. The narrowing puts pressure...
Arthritis Physical And Occupational Therapy
Your backbone, or spine, is made up of 26 bone discs called vertebrae. The vertebrae protect your spinal cord and allow you to stand and bend. A number of...
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri Scan)
The tailbone is the small bone at the bottom of your backbone, or spine. Tailbone disorders include tailbone injuries, pain, infections, cysts and tumors....
Arthrocentesis (Joint Aspiration)
Tendons are flexible bands of tissue that connect muscles to bones. They help your muscles move your bones. Tendinitis is the severe swelling of a tendon. Tendinitis...