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‘Musculoskeletal’ Diseases

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Knee Problems Pain And Disorder

Knee Problems Pain And Disorder

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 2:24

Mechanical knee problems can be caused by: A direct blow or sudden movements that strain the knee Osteoarthritis in the knee, resulting from wear and tear on its parts. Inflammatory knee problems can be caused by certain rheumatic diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus). These diseases cause ...

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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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Hearing Problems And Diseases

Hearing Problems And Diseases

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 2:15

It's frustrating to be unable to hear well enough to enjoy talking with friends or family. Hearing disorders make it hard, but not impossible, to hear. They can often be helped. Deafness can keep you from hearing sound at all. [caption id="attachment_116" align="alignright" width="460" caption="Hearing Problems And Loss"]...

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Inner Ear Diseases and Disorders

Inner Ear Diseases and Disorders

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 1:15

Inner Ear Diseases and Disorders Problems of the Inner Ear, Cochlea, and Balance Canals Tinnitus Vertigo Menieres Disease (Ménière's Disease) Vestibulopathy Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo or BPPV Labrynthitis Vestibular Neuronitis Introduction:...

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Finger Fractures And Problems

Finger Fractures And Problems

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 1:04

A fracture is a break, usually in a bone. If the broken bone punctures the skin, it is called an open or compound fracture. Fractures commonly happen because of car accidents, falls or sports injuries. Another cause is osteoporosis, which causes weakening of the bones. Overuse can cause stress fractures, ...

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Diseases of the Middle Ear

Diseases of the Middle Ear

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 1:00

Diseases of the Middle Ear: Otitis Media (Middle Ear Infections) Otitis media is an infection or inflammation of the middle ear usually caused by a viral or bacterial infection....

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Eye Twitching

Eye Twitching

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 0:56

You are sitting down minding your own business when suddenly your eye starts to twitch. This perplexing phenomena is common and affects millions of people every year. For most people, eye twitching is not a serious condition and typically results from excessive fatigue or stress. For others, eye ...

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Ear Diseases

Ear Diseases

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 0:52

Outer Ear and Eardrum Object Penetrating The Eardrum Just about any object devised by man or nature has been pushed into the ear and caused damage to the eardrum. Depending on the size of the object, its sharpness, and depth of penetration, the trauma can range ...

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Elbow Problems Pain And Elbow Diseases

Elbow Problems Pain And Elbow Diseases

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 0:51

The elbow is the joint where three long bones meet in the middle portion of the arm. The bone of the upper arm (humerus) meets the inner bone of the forearm (ulna) and [caption id="attachment_75" align="alignright" width="334" caption="Elbow Problem Pains And Diseases"]...

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DEGENERATIVE SPINE DISEASE

DEGENERATIVE SPINE DISEASE

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 0:38

Degenerative spine disease is a major cause of chronic disability in the adult working population and a common reason for referral to an MR imaging center. Spinal degeneration is a normal part of aging, and neck and back pain are one of life's most common infirmities. There are many potential ...

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