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Hip Pain Symptoms and Treatment

Hip Pain Causes There are many reasons that people of all ages may experience hip pain. If you’ve been experiencing hip pain you may wonder just what’s causing it. Many factors from arthritis to fractures may cause soreness around the groin, pelvis, or the hip joint specifically. You may also be experiencing muscle strains or […]

Legg-Perthes disease

Legg-Perthes Disease Causes Legg-Perthes disease is a rare disorder with very few cases diagnosed each year worldwide. Most researchers and physicians alike agree that there is no known cause for Legg-Perthes disease. It is thought that this disease may have genetic origins and may run in families. This can also be a congenital anomaly like […]

Bursitis Facts and Treatment

Bursitis Causes Bursitis facts and treatment information is provided her to assist you in preparing good questions to ask your healthcare provider. Bursitis of the hip can be caused by many factors including Rheumatoid Arthritis, overuse of the hip joint, surgeries, an injury to the hip or pelvis, and having one leg shorter than the other. These […]

Hip Fracture in Older Adults

Hip Fracture in Older Adults Causes Hip fracture in older adults can be caused or sustained from a variety of causes. It is quite common for fractures to be sustained from falls in older adults who may have already been having some form of mobility issues to begin with. Of course spontaneous fractures may also […]

Adhesive Capsulitis Frozen Shoulder

Anatomy/Pathophysiology – Adhesive Capsulitis Frozen Shoulder Adhesive capsulitis, or “frozen shoulder”, is a painful condition which results in a severe loss of motion in the shoulder. It may follow an injury to the shoulder, but may also arise gradually with no warning or injury. The shoulder actually “freezes up” due to a severe inflammation of the […]

Congenital Dislocation Causes and Symptoms

Congenital Dislocation Causes Many children are born each year with congenital hip disorders that will require treatment. These disorders are caused by incomplete development of the hip before birth. This makes the hip joint vulnerable to injury and reduces the stability that is usually found in the hip or pelvis. This condition is more likely […]

LASIK Surgery Success Factors

LASIK – Success Factors Patients have to meet certain criteria for the successful outcome of the LASIK procedure. The patients should know the requirements to determine whether the LASIK surgical procedure is suitable for them or not. The end result of PRK and LASIK are suitable for most patients. However, every patient is not a […]

LASIK Risks and Complications

LASIK surgery is used to correct refractive errors such as astigmatism, hyperopia, and myopia. LASIK surgery helps the patients to eliminate the use of spectacles or contact lenses. Each type of surgical procedure has its own risks, side-effects, and complications. Even though LASIK eye surgery is considered as the safest and successful surgical procedure, it […]

Glaucoma Introduction and Description

Glaucoma – Introduction and Description Glaucoma is a condition in which damage of optic nerve occurs gradually. Glaucoma is developed due to the high pressure inside the eyes. It is mostly hereditary and identified only during the later stage of life. The function of the optic nerve is to transmit images of the objects seen […]

Spinal Nerves

The spinal cord is the continuation of the brainstem, it lies protected within the vertebral column of the spine. A spinal nerve is any of the 31 pairs of nerves that arise from the spinal cord. The spinal nerves are named according to where it emerges and passes through the bones in the spinal vertebrae.