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Anatomy, Surgery

Shoulder Structure, Function and Common Problems

The shoulder has a wider and more varied range of motion than any other joint in the body. Our shoulder allows us to do everything from paint to play … [Read More...]

Skeletal System: Bones, Joints, Cartilage, Ligaments, Bursae

Our musculoskeletal system is made up of muscles, tendons, ligaments, bones, cartilage, joints and bursae. Our muscles work with the nervous system to … [Read More...]

A to Z

Common extensor tendon; high-grade tear

February 20, 2012, I injured my common extensor tendon playing squash. After 2 cortisone shots, and 3 weeks of physical therapy, my surgeon … [Read More...]

Kidney Failure

What is kidney failure? 75% of all kidney failure is caused by the destruction of the tubules.A sudden loss of kidney function (acute renal failure) … [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...]

Nutrition

A full mouth is a quiet mouth was my mom’s nutrition philosophy in a nutshell. To be fair, she didn’t have a big budget, the Internet, or Rachel Ray’s … [Read More...]