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Knees Pain

Knees Pain

Monday, April 4, 2011 6:46

When was the last time you skinned your knee? It's probably been a while since you experienced this commonplace ailment of rough and tumble youthful times. But even if your grown-up ways have made frequent knee scrapes a thing of the past, your habits in adulthood could still ...

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Knee Anatomy and Joint Pain

Knee Anatomy and Joint Pain

Monday, March 28, 2011 4:37

Introduction to knee joint anatomy The knee joint is the largest joint in the body, consisting of 4 bones and an extensive network of ligaments and muscles. Injuries to the knee joint are amongst the most common in sporting activities and understanding the anatomy of the joint ...

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Signs of Kidney Stones

Signs of Kidney Stones

Saturday, March 12, 2011 6:36

Kidney stones are hard deposits that are formed as a result of the crystallization of minerals and acid salts in urine. Since small kidney stones can be flushed out through the urinary tract, these are not a cause of serious concern, the large ones often give rise to ...

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Pain in Kidney

Pain in Kidney

Tuesday, March 8, 2011 4:47

Kidney Pain Pain caused by the kidneys is typically felt in the flank area, which is in the back, just at the lower edge of the ribs on either side of the spine. Pain caused by the kidneys tends to be sharp and severe, to and occur ...

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Kidney Stones in Men

Kidney Stones in Men

Tuesday, March 1, 2011 6:41

You normally have two kidneys which clean your blood, and filter out water and waste products to make urine.Small, solid crystals can form from the salts or minerals found in your urine. These crystals are often too small to notice, and pass harmlessly out of your body. However, ...

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Kidney Stones in Women

Kidney Stones in Women

Tuesday, March 1, 2011 6:39

The kidney acts as a filter for blood, removing waste products from the body and making urine. It also helps regulate electrolyte levels that are important for body function. Urine drains from the kidney through a narrow tube called the ureter into the bladder. When the bladder fills ...

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Ketosis Breath

Ketosis Breath

Monday, January 31, 2011 5:44

Ketosis is a condition associated with the elevated levels of ketones in the blood. Ketone bodies or ketones are water soluble chemical compounds which are produced as a by-product of fat metabolism. Ketosis is nothing but a phase of metabolism where the body breaks down fat for energy. ...

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Arthritis Symptoms

Arthritis Symptoms

Friday, January 28, 2011 6:23

Knee arthritis: Arthritis is problem where the cartilage between the bones of a joint wears away and bones come in direct contact with each other. From the two types of arthritis of the fingers are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis involves rapid degeneration of joint cartilage and mostly ...

Knee Anatomy

Knee Anatomy

Friday, January 14, 2011 3:01

The knee joint is one of the largest joints in the body. It is comprised of two bones, the femur and tibia that are connected by four strong ligaments. These ligaments serve to stabilize and control the motion of the knee joint. The bones are cushioned by ...

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Knee Anatomy

Knee Anatomy

Tuesday, October 5, 2010 0:55

The knee joint is one of the largest joints in the body. It is comprised of two bones, the femur and tibia that are connected by four strong ligaments. These ligaments serve to stabilize and control the motion of the knee joint. The bones are ...

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