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Joint Motion and the Adult with EDS by stipeygirl75 Posted Fri 10 Dec 2010 12:00am I thought this article was really insightful, and explains why my "capsules" and "menisci" are not holding my joints together! Interesting! http://www.ednf.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1323&Itemid=88889208 The capsule is a very important feature in constraining motion. It has been estimated that about 40% to 50% of jo ... Read on »
Osteoarthritis Basics: The Joint and Its Parts by PowerofShea Posted Thu 12 Nov 2009 2:20pm A joint is the point where two or more bones are connected. With a few exceptions (in the skull and pelvis, for example), joints are designed to allow movement between the bones and to absorb shock from movements like walking or repetitive motions. These movable joints are made up of the following parts: Cartilage: a hard but slippery coat ... Read on »
Anatomy of knee joint by stipeygirl75 Posted Tue 19 Oct 2010 12:00am Time to get to know the knee joint so I can take better care of it. 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 ... Read on »
The Function of Hip Joint by FrisArvz Posted Wed 01 Jul 2009 8:50pm In the healthy hip joint the femoral head is continually in close and stabile contact with the socket during all movements. The stability of the healthy hip joint is provided by by numerous supporting structures around the hip joint, including a thick joint capsule, a system of joint ligaments built in the joint capsule, and a ligament inside the h ... Read on »
Neck Pain| Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Pain by Dr. Jennifer C. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 18 Sep 2008 10:16am The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is in front of the ear and the joint movements can be felt if you place your finger at that level.   To examine the movements of this joint, the rhythm of the closing and opening of the jaw must be noted.   The jaw should open and close easy and the teeth come together and separate easily.   If there is jaw pa ... Read on »
Joint Examination by Physiotherapists by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 3:41pm Our joints are extremely important for our functional activities, from the temporomandibular joint for eating and talking to the major weight bearing joints such as the hips and knees. Our joints are designed to allow us to move about, to accomplish tasks and to bear weight, a job they do superbly well. However, with injury, illness or disease ou ... Read on »
A Cervical Sprain or Cervical Strain in the Neck ? by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Wed 31 Mar 2010 12:00am A cervical strain/sprain injury can happen many ways- a fall, whiplash from an accident, a quick turn, even sleeping in an awkward position. You often here that someone suffered a sprain/strain type of injury- what does that mean exactly and what is the ? Cervical Strain A strain mostly refers to the muscle and tendon ... Read on »
HIP DYSPLASIA IN DOGS by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Fri 07 Aug 2009 12:12pm Wow, what an Independence Day celebration! Desperado and Helpful Buckeye had a little bit of everything for our 4th of July sampler. First, we took a long walk through our neighborhood, enjoying all of the American flags and bunting being displayed. Then, we were treated to one of nature's special thunder and lightning shows during the afternoon.. ... Read on »
Strengthen and Stabilize Your Shoulder Girdle by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 09 May 2008 11:33am When it comes to any injury, prevention is critical. A typical injury I see in clients and others is many times related to soft tissues (i.e., tendons, ligaments, muscles, etc.). Treatment of any soft tissue injury during the first 24-72 hours is important to offset any further injury and inflammation. The general rule of thumb is to use the R.I ... Read on »
Strengthen and Stabilize Your Shoulder Girdle by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:39pm When it comes to any injury, prevention is critical. A typical injury I see in clients and others is many times related to soft tissues (i.e., tendons, ligaments, muscles, etc.). Treatment of any soft tissue injury during the first 24-72 hours is important to offset any further injury and inflammation. The general rule of thumb is to use th ... Read on »