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Contusions occur when a direct blow or repeated blows from a blunt object strike part of the body, crushing underlying muscle fibers and connective tissue without breaking the skin. A contusion can re...
Fractured means broken. Whether you have a complete or a partial fracture, you have a broken bone.A bone may be completely fractured or partially fractured in any number of ways (cross-wise, lengthwis...
Low Back Pain
In the US, lower back pain is one of the most common conditions and one of the leading causes of physician visits. In fact, at least four out of five adults will experience it at some point in their l...
Osteoarthritis, also known as "wear and tear" arthritis, is a progressive disease of the joints.CauseWith osteoarthritis, the articular cartilage that covers the ends of bones in the joints ...
Scoliosis: Ideopathic, Neuromuscular, Paralytic
Scoliosis describes an abnormal, side to side curvature of the spine. To view a video that provides an overview of how scoliosis affects the spine and the body, please click HERE.
Vertebral Compression Fractures
It is important to accurately diagnose vertebral compression fractures due to osteoporosis, as there are a number of potential adverse effects if a diagnosis is missed and there is no treatment.To rea...
Casting / Splinting
Doctors use casts, splints, pins, or other devices to hold a fracture in the correct position while the bone is healing.External fixation methods include plaster and fiberglass casts, cast-braces, spl...