Anatomy, Surgery

Bones of the hip joint

Hip Anatomy, Function and Common Problems

A joint forms where two or more bones meet. The hip joint is a ball-and-socket type joint and is formed where the thigh bone (femur) meets the three … [Read More...]

Muscles Around the Knee Medial View

The Knee Muscles

Muscles Around the Knee Quadriceps femoris muscles—a large muscle group on the front of the thigh. Vastus lateralis—part of the quadriceps … [Read More...]

A to Z

Baby latched on to mother's breast.

Breastfeeding Positions

Breast milk is very important in the health, growth and development of your baby. Finding the best position for breastfeeding plays an important role … [Read More...]


Screening Test and Immunizations for Women

Screening tests, such as checking blood pressure, can find diseases early when they are easier to treat. Some women need certain screening tests … [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...]



Metabolism Test for Basal and Resting Metabolic Rate

After weeks of frustration trying to lose weight I decided to get a metabolic assessment at my club. The goal of the test is to find two points in my … [Read More...]


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...]