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Heel Pain Treatment

Heel Pain Treatment

Thursday, March 10, 2011 1:48

Heel Pain Treatments can sometimes be confusing since causes of heel pain can occur as a result of many different factors. There are also a number of treatment options available so it important to look at the benefits and main functions before choosing one that may fail to ...

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Heel Pain in Foot

Heel Pain in Foot

Thursday, March 10, 2011 1:43

Feet are the best natural transportation provided by God. Funny but true! They help in walking, running, jumping, playing, etc. But most of us might have experienced heel pain in foot. The reason behind this are many, but the most common reason for heel pain is the plantar ...

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Osteomyelitis

Osteomyelitis

Thursday, March 10, 2011 1:32

Osteomyelitis refers to a condition where the bone gets infected. Since bones are made of living cells, they can get infected through external agents. The infecting agents can reach the bone through the blood or through direct means, especially if there's an injury where the bone is exposed. ...

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Foot and Ankle Anatomy

Foot and Ankle Anatomy

Friday, January 14, 2011 3:11

Anatomy of the Foot and Ankle The human foot combines mechanical complexity and structural strength. The ankle serves as foundation, shock absorber, and propulsion engine. The foot can sustain enormous pressure (several tons over the course of a one-mile run) and provides flexibility and resiliency. The foot and ...

Foot Pain

Foot Pain

Tuesday, October 5, 2010 1:14

Foot Pain: If you consider that each stride an adult takes places 900 lbs. per square inch of pressure on the bottom of the feet it is almost a certain fact that everyone at some time in their life will suffer from ...

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Fractures Treatment

Fractures Treatment

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 0:26

About fractures Bone is the strong tissue that forms the basis of your skeleton. It is a living tissue, made up of bone-forming cells, which produce the mineral compound (matrix) that makes your bones strong and hard....

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Types of Bone Fractures

Types of Bone Fractures

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 0:03

Types of Bone Fractures A broken bone or bone fracture occurs when a force exerted against a bone is stronger than it can structurally withstand. Bones are a form of connective tissue, reinforced with calcium and bone cells. Bones have a softer centre, ...

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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

Tuesday, September 14, 2010 23:22

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Systemic lupus erythematosus (disseminated lupus erythematosus, lupus) is a chronic inflammatory connective tissue disorder ...

Foot swelling

Foot swelling

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 2:22

Painless swelling may affect both legs and may include the calves or even the thighs. Because of the effect of gravity, swelling is particularly noticeable in the lower part of the body. Alternative Names Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs; Ankle swelling; Foot swelling; Leg swelling; Edema - peripheral; Peripheral ...

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