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How to treat prepatellar bursitis

Prepatellar bursitis is also known as housemaid’s knee which is the inflammation of the bursa sac found between the patella which is the knee cap and tendon that covers the knee. It is also accompanied by swelling and difficulty in moving the knee. [su_youtube url=""][/su_youtube] The prepatellar bursitis can be caused by ...

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How to treat swelling after an animal bite

Animal bites are common among children. Cats, rodents and some farm animals can also bite humans and can cause an infection. Cat bites are the most dangerous since their sharp teeth burrow deep into the tissues. One of the first signs of symptoms is swelling of the affected area. [su_youtube url=""][/su_youtube] The mouth ...

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What is sciatic nerve pain?

Sciatica is a type of pain that affects the sciatic nerve which is a large nerve that extends from the lower back down the back of each leg and down to the toes. Sciatic nerve pain is caused by the irritation of the lower lumbar and the lumbosacral spine.  Some other causes include lumbar spinal stenosis in which the spinal canal found in the inferior back is becoming narrow. Spondylolisthesis is a conditio ...

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What is juvenile fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder where there is pain in the muscles and bones in different parts of the body including the joints. The cause of this condition is unknown. An area in the body is painful to touch and women are more susceptible to this kind of condition than men. It can also occur in children and adolescents, mostly girls between the ages 13 and 15 years old. [su_youtube url=" ...

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Causes and treatment of knee ligament injuries

Injuries in the knee ligaments like the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) are very painful and debilitating. Ligaments are bonds of tissues that function in connecting the bones to the body. There two types of knee ligaments - anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and posterior cruciate ligament (PCL). These ligaments function in connecting the femur or thigh bone with the tibia which is one of the bones of the i ...

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