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Anatomy, Surgery

Anatomy of the Hand and Wrist: Bones, Muscles, Tendons, Nerves

The wrist links the hand to the arm. The wrist is a complex mechanical system of 8 small bones known as the carpal bones. The carpal bones are … [Read More...]

The Knee Muscles

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

A to Z

What is a Brain Injury?

An acquired brain injury is a sudden and often accidental injury that results from bleeding, trauma, swelling, or shearing of brain tissue. An … [Read More...]

Thinking About Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)?

You’ve had a cesarean and you’re looking ahead to your next birth. “Once a cesarean, always a cesarean” is no longer the rule, and for reasons that … [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

Overweight, Obesity, and Weight Loss

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

Common types of weight loss (bariatric) surgery

Common types of weight loss surgeriesRoux-en-Y (ROO-en-WEYE) gastric bypass. The surgeon uses surgical staples to create a small stomach … [Read More...]