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Blood Vessel

Principles of Microsurgery

The specialized surgical technique of using a compound microscope when operating on small and intricate structures of the human body is called microsurgery.

The procedure is also defined as the sewing together of tendons, nerves, or blood vessels to correct a disease, injury, or congenital defect.

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Runner

Prevention and Treatment of the Most Common Sports Injuries

Nowadays, more and more people are heeding the advice of their health professionals—get active so you can enjoy all the health benefits it offers.

Unfortunately, for some people—especially those who don’t train properly or overdo their training routines—these benefits can sometimes come with a painful and troublesome price: sports injuries.

Thankfully, many musculoskeletal sports injuries can be effectively treated and many people can often continue enjoying a satisfying level of physical activity post injury. Even more reassuring, many sports injuries can be easily prevented given proper precautions are observed. In the broadest sense, the term “sports injury” refers to injuries that commonly occur while engaged in exercise or sports.

Some sports injuries can result from lack of proper conditioning, while others can be attributed to accidents, improper equipment, and insufficient stretching and warm up, among other things.

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Joint Pain

Joint Pain: What are Your Relief Options?

Essentially, your joints form the connection between your bones. Aside from providing support, they also help make movement possible.

That being said, it would be safe to assume that any damage to your joint, regardless if it’s from injury or disease, will not only cause a lot of pain but will also likely to interfere with movement. Painful joints can be attributed to several conditions — osteoarthritis, gout, sprains, rheumatoid arthritis, injuries, strains, and bursitis, to name a few.

Joint pain is very common, so common that a national survey conducted revealed that at least one-third of the respondents reported experiencing joint pain within the past 30 days. Knee pain was ranked as the most prevalent complaint, followed by hip and shoulder pain.

However, joint pain can affect any parts of the body, from the shoulders and the hands down to the ankles and the feet. While it is unfortunate to note, joint pain can occur more often as one gets older. Pain in the joint can range from irritating to debilitating. It can linger for several weeks or months (chronic) or it can disappear after three weeks (acute).

Unfortunately, even joint pain that is short-term can often already affect the quality of your life.

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Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Neuromuscular Disorders

Neuromuscular disorder is a broad term but it encompasses several syndromes and diseases. These syndromes and diseases impairs the function of the skeletal muscles directly or indirectly. The problem can be with the muscle structure itself (muscle disease) or it can be with the signal sent to the muscle (motor neuron disease).

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Kids' Feet

Pediatric Heel Pain: Causes and Treatment Options

Heel pain is common among children. While the condition is typically not serious, proper diagnosis and prompt attention is important.

Children that limp, walk on their toes, experience tenderness in the back of the ankle or foot, or complain of heel pain might have calcaneal apophysitis or Sever’s disease or might be suffering from an injury like Achilles tendinitis.

Injuries to the heel and foot usually develop gradually and are often attributed to overuse and possibly inappropriate shoewear. This is especially true among children who are engaged in competitive sports and have rigorous training regimens. Fortunately, overuse injuries often respond to rest and noninvasive treatment measures.

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Hands on Keyboard

Osteoarthritis: Understanding the Most Common Form of Arthritis

Osteoarthritis Fast Facts

  • While some joint changes are irreversible, joint replacement surgery is not often required.
  • Symptoms of osteoarthritis (OA) can differ from one person to another.
  • The primary goals of OA treatment include improving function and reducing pain.
  • Exercise is a vital part of osteoarthritis treatment as it can help improve joint function and minimize pain.
  • At present, no known treatment is available to reverse osteoarthritis damage.
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Common Running Injuries

Getting injured stinks.  It doesn’t matter if you’re a serious athlete or you just started training for your first marathon, being side-lined is not only physically but mentally frustrating. As mindful runners, we can take all the proper precautions to prevent ourselves from getting hurt, but no one is immune to injury. Let’s take a look how to avoid and recover from some common running injuries.

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Bjios Knee Replacement Surgery

Understanding Knee Replacement Surgery

Why do My Knees Hurt?

Your knees are made up of 3 bones, the femur (thigh), the tibia (leg) and the knee cap (patella). In healthy knees, the bone surfaces come together at the joint and the cartilage, a thick layer of gliding cushion, prevents the end of the bones from creating friction. However when this layer of cushion wears out, the bones rub together creating friction and pain, and eventually deteriorate the bone surfaces –osteoarthritis.

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