Anatomy, Surgery

Spinal Cord Anatomy

Labeled Cross Section of Spinal CordAnterior Fissure Deep groove along the front of the spinal cord Arachnoid This membrane is the … [Read More...]

Brain Anatomy and Function

The central nervous system (CNS) includes the brain and the spinal cord. The CNS is protected by bones and the meninges (the dura mater, arachnoid and … [Read More...]

A to Z

Knee Pain: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Problems in the Knee The knee doesn't have much protection from trauma or stress (pressure or force). In addition to wear and tear on the knee, … [Read More...]

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Anatomy Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) is a condition affecting the shoulder, arm, and hand. Nerves and blood vessels supplying the arm and hand … [Read More...]

Healthy Living

101 Activities You Can Do When the TV is OFF!

Did you know that kids spend about 4-6 hours everyday sitting in front of a screen? Considering kids get home from school about 3 o'clock and go to … [Read More...]

Healthy Living

Ahh, the stress-free life. We all want it. But it takes a little work and planning so our health doesn't add stress to our everyday living. Preventive … [Read More...]

Nutrition

How to Use Metabolic Rates to Lose Weight

From my post on metabolism testing I know my resting metabolic rate is 1127 calories. My lifestyle calories burned (based on a light lifestyle) is 451 … [Read More...]

Overweight, Obesity, and Weight Loss

Overweight, Obesity, and Weight LossHow many women in the United States are overweight or obese? How do I know if I’m overweight or … [Read More...]