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Anatomy, Surgery

Hip Anatomy, Function and Common Problems

The hip joint is a ball-and-socket type joint and is formed where the thigh bone (femur) meets the three bones that make up the pelvis: the ilium at … [Read More...]

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 … [Read More...]

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Adhesive Capsulitis Frozen Shoulder

Anatomy/Pathophysiology - Adhesive Capsulitis Frozen Shoulder Adhesive capsulitis, or "frozen shoulder", is a painful condition which results in a … [Read More...]

Dupuytren’s Contracture

Dupuytren’s Contracture is a fairly common disorder of the fingers. It most often affects the ring or little finger, sometimes both, and often in both … [Read More...]

Healthy Living

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...]

101 Activities You Can Do When the TV is OFF!

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

How to Set a Weight-loss Goal

Now that we know how to use metabolic rates to lose weight we can set a weight loss goal. Again, we will use my situation to set a weight loss goal. … [Read More...]