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Clavicle fracture

Clavicle fracture

A clavicle fracture involves damage in the collarbone. Generally, the collarbone is one of the major bones in the shoulder. This type of fracture is fairly prevalent in adults and most common causes of why the condition occurs are when a fall onto the shoulder or an extended arm places enough pressure to the collarbone […]

Hip fracture

A hip fracture is a serious injury that happens when the thighbone receives a crack or break. Common causes are falls to the side where the hips are the victim of a direct impact, though disease can also trigger this such as cancer. Generally, this kind of injury can cause life threatening complications and surgery […]

Spine compression fracture

Spine compression fracture

A compression fracture is usually common in the middle back or the thoracic spine in the lower back or lumbar spine. The spinal bone becomes weakened with simple activities such as lifting an object, coughing, twisting, sneezing and laughing and result to a spinal compression fracture. In addition, the compression causes the spine to become […]

How to treat sesamoiditis

Sesamoiditis is an inflammatory ailment that involves the sesamoid bones of the 1st matatarsophalangeal joint that cause forefoot pain especially during weight bearing. The sesamoid bones are small bones embedded in the tendon of the flexor hallucis brevis muscle under the bottom of the big toe. Symptoms of sesamoiditis Pain in forefoot especially with weight […]

Remedies for whiplash

Whiplash is an injury to the tendon, ligaments and muscles of the neck and spine due to sudden or strong movement of the head or body. Whiplash is usually caused by vehicular accidents. Symptoms of whiplash Stiffness or pain in the neck Headache at the back part of the neck Difficulty moving the neck Soreness […]