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Dealing with bursitis of the elbow

Elbow bursitis is the most common types of bursitis. The bursa found outside of the tip of the elbow is known as olecranon bursa can be inflamed and swollen. This condition is called elbow bursitis or olecranon bursitis. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gs-l6WoizGc Elbow bursitis happens in the olecranon bursa, which is a sac filled with fluid that functions as cushion and lubricant between the skin and the ...

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Dealing with a deltoid strain

Deltoid strain is a common injury on muscles of the shoulder. It is usually common in people playing sports. The deltoid muscle is a muscle covering the joint of the shoulder. It is divided into three parts which are the anterior or the front part; the middle part and the posterior or the back area. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZoGuRjkowsE The main function of the deltoid muscle is for abduction or movem ...

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Managing ankylosing spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis is a type of arthritis affecting the joints of the spine. It is characterized by pain and stiffness of the neck down the lower back. The bones of the spine or vertebrae fuse together and result to a stiff spine. This can be mild or severe and cause a stooped –over posture. Early treatment of the condition may reduce the possibility of deformity. Men are more susceptible to this condit ...

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Treatment of an ankle sprain in children

An ankle sprain involves the excessive stretching of one or several ligaments that are connected to the ankle bones. Ligaments are stretchable bands connected to bones that function in joint movements. It is a common injury in children. The ankle can be twisted by playing sports such as running, jumping or falling on the foot in a strange way and result to injury. The ankle can be twisted inwards or outward ...

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Dealing with hip fracture after a fall

A hip fracture due to a fall is a very serious condition. Not all falls are severe enough to break a hip bone. These falls can only result to bruising and swelling of the hip, stiffness and pain. It can also cause discomfort if the muscles and tendons are injured. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LBd4a9QMHIM A hip fracture is a break in the upper quarter of the femur or thigh bone. The severity of the break ...

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How to treat Baker’s cyst

Baker’s cyst is a sac that is filled with fluid that develops behind the knee. It is characterized by tightness, stiffness and pain that become worse with movements of the knee. The build up of synovial fluid will result to swelling and form a cyst at the back of the knee when under pressure. The synovial fluid is the one that lubricates the knee joint. The cyst causes pain when bending or extending the kne ...

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Ways on treating trapezitis

Trapezitis is inflammation in the trapezius muscles which result to pain and spasms in the neck. People working at desk using computers and performing physical labor or excessively using their neck and muscles are susceptible to this condition. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dCjs-Nshn7A The trapezius muscles stabilize and secures the shoulder blade at the thorax and function in moving the shoulder blade me ...

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Remedies for groin injury

Groin injury can happen from a direct blow, fall, stabbing injury and leg being turned in an abnormal way. The groin can be pulled or torn while performing exercises such as skating, running and kicking in soccer and basketball. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h1j3NBCvxf4 The groin muscle can be strained while pushing, lifting or pulling heavy objects and falling from a height. Groin injuries are usually du ...

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Dislocated Finger

An injury where the ends of the finger bones are forced out of the normal alignment is called dislocated finger. It is common to feel pain and comes from sports injury. It is possible to have this if you pull, push, grab or reach while playing sports. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0kiA8_AtAtc Dislocation is visibly obvious and requires immediate medical attention. Don’t try to fix it yourself or let frien ...

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How to treat a dislocated shoulder

A dislocated shoulders causes pain and result to a short period of disability. Movement of the shoulder joint is limited until it is restored. The shoulder is prone to dislocation because they are the most mobile joints in the body. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xDePRKeB4kc When an individual fall on an outstretched arm, it puts the joint in an uncomfortable position. Ideally, a dislocated shoulder should ...

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