Musculoskeletal system
The human musculoskeletal system (also known as the locomotor system, and previously the activity system) is an organ system that gives humans the ability to move using their muscular and skeletal sys...
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Joints
A joint or articulation (or articular surface) is the location at which bones connect. They are constructed to allow movement (except for skull, sacral, sternal, and pelvic bones) and provide mechanic...
Manual therapy
Manual therapy, manipulative therapy, or manual & manipulative therapy is a physical treatment primarily used by massage therapists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, chiropractors, osteo...
Muscular system
The muscular system is an organ system consisting of skeletal, smooth and cardiac muscles. It permits movement of the body, maintains posture, and circulates blood throughout the body. The muscular sy...
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Musculoskeletal disorder
Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are injuries or pain in the body's joints, ligaments, muscles, nerves, tendons, and structures that support limbs, neck and back. MSDs are degenerative diseases and in...
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Skeletal system
The human skeleton is the internal framework of the body. It is composed of 270 bones at birth – this total decreases to 206 bones by adulthood after some bones have fused together. The bone mass in t...
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Sharpey's fibres
Sharpey's fibres (bone fibres, or perforating fibres) are a matrix of connective tissue consisting of bundles of strong collagenous fibres connecting periosteum to bone. They are part of the outer fib...
Oligodactyly
Oligodactyly (from the Ancient Greek oligos meaning "few" and δάκτυλος daktylos meaning "finger") is the presence of fewer than five fingers or toes on a hand or foot.It is quite often incorrectly ca...
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Rheumatology
Rheumatology (Greek ρεύμα, rheuma, river) is a sub-specialty in internal medicine and pediatrics, devoted to diagnosis and therapy of rheumatic diseases. Clinicians who specialize in rheumatology are...
Human musculoskeletal system
The human musculoskeletal system (also known as the locomotor system, and previously the activity system) is an organ system that gives humans the ability to move using their muscular and skeletal sys...
Human musculoskeletal system - Wikipedia
Calcific bursitis
Calcific bursitis refers to calcium deposits within the bursae. This most occurs in the shoulder area. The most common bursa for calcific bursitis to occur is the subacromial bursa. A bursa is a small...
Neo-Reichian massage
Neo-Reichian massage or release is a system based on theories developed by Wilhelm Reich. Practitioners locate and dissolve "body armoring" (also called "holding patterns"). Reich theorized that obstr...
Enthesis
The enthesis (plural: entheses) is the connective tissue between tendon or ligament and bone.There are two types of entheses: Fibrous entheses and fibrocartilaginous entheses.In a fibrous enthesis, th...
Pelvic floor
The pelvic floor or pelvic diaphragm is composed of muscle fibers of the levator ani, the coccygeus muscle, and associated connective tissue which span the area underneath the pelvis. The pelvic diaph...
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Fryette's laws
Fryette's Laws is a set of three laws pertaining to skeletal anatomy named after Harrison Fryette, D.O. The laws are defined as a set of guiding principles used by practitioners of osteopathic medici...
Zucapsaicin
Zucapsaicin (Civanex) is a medication used to treat osteoarthritis of the knee and other neuropathic pain. It is applied three times daily for a maximum of three months. It reduces pain, and improves ...
Musculoskeletal physiology
Musculoskeletal physiology is the branch of physiology which addresses the processes of musculoskeletal system.In subclassifying musculoskeletal physiology, MeSH emphasizes the division between "pheno...
Psychotherapeutic Postural Integration
Psychotherapeutic Postural Integration (PPI), is an alternative body psychotherapy method, which uses Postural Integration (PI) in a psychotherapeutic context. Body Psychotherapy is a distinct branch ...
Rolfing
Rolfing is an alternative medical treatment marketed by the Rolf Institute of Structural Integration (RISI). The Institute states that Rolfing is a "holistic system of soft tissue manipulation and mov...
Collagenase clostridium histolyticum
Collagenase clostridium histolyticum is an enzyme produced by the bacterium Clostridium histolyticum that dismantles collagen. It is used as a powder-and-solvent injection kit for the treatment of Dup...
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External intercostal membrane
Unlike the other two intercostal muscles, the external intercostal muscle does not retain its muscular character all the way to the sternum, and so the tissue in this location is called the external i...
Enostosis
An enostosis or bone island is a small area of compact bone within the cancellous bone. They are commonly seen as an incidental finding on radiographs or CT scans. They are typically very small and do...
Idrocilamide
Idrocilamide (trade names Talval, Srilane, Relaxnova, Brolitène) is a medication with skeletal muscle relaxant and anti-inflammatory actions used as a topical cream to treat lumbago and other kinds of...
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Skeletal-muscle pump
The skeletal-muscle pump is a collection of skeletal muscles that aid the heart in the circulation of blood. It is especially important in increasing venous return to the heart, but may also play a ro...
McKenzie method
The McKenzie method (also MDT = Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy) is a comprehensive method of care primarily used in physical therapy. New Zealand physical therapist Robin McKenzie, OBE (1931–2013) d...
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Naprapathy
Naprapathy (Czech náprava: remedy - from napravit, to correct ) is a branch of Alternative Medicine, a Manual Therapy or Manipulative Therapy that focuses on the evaluation and specialize treatment of...
Pes cavus
Pes cavus (in medical terminology, also high instep, high arch, talipes cavus, cavoid foot, and supinated foot type) is a human foot type in which the sole of the foot is distinctly hollow when bearin...