Anatomy, Surgery

Digestive System

Anatomy and Function of the Digestive System

The digestive system is an essential to the human body. It helps break down the foods we eat into smaller components that can be absorbed by the cells … [Read More...]

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...]

A to Z


Foot Care for People with Diabetes

Why Does Diabetes Cause Foot Problems? Over time, diabetes can damage nerves and blood vessels. When the nerves in the feet are damaged, you may not … [Read More...]

Bottom of the foot

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis (PLAN-ter fash-ee-EYE-tus) is one of the most common types of heel pain. Plantar fasciitis name comes from the irritation or … [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...]



Overweight, Obesity, and Weight Loss

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