Traumatology And Orthopedics

Osteoarthritis: what is it, and how to treat affected joints?

Osteoarthritis is a dystrophic change in articular cartilage that is not inflammatory. This process occurs in most cases as a result of natural aging of the body.According to statistical data, arthrosis is considered a fairly common ailment, as they suffer from different estimates from 10% to 15% of residents of different countries.This disease is typical for the age category from 45 years and more. Although there are exceptions, when arthrosis is observed in a less age group of people, as a ...

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What to do if the joints of the fingers are ache: causes and treatment

The fingers of a person's hands are the main working tool with the help of which any physical tasks are performed.If the legs are designed for movement, the fingers serve to perform any functions, including the finest operations, the implementation of which is almost impossible without them. During operation, the more the tool is used, the faster it will fail if there is no proper care.Many of us often complain that sometimes, after a day's work, the joints of the fingers are badly hurt, or A...

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Bursitis of the elbow joint

Free flexion of the limb at the elbow is possible due to the presence of a special periarticular bag - the bursa.A small amount of special fluid that is contained in its cavity plays the role of lubricant, reducing friction and preventing possible micro-trauma.If suddenly the synovial bag becomes inflamed, a disease called bursitis of the elbow joint develops, the symptoms and treatment of which we will now consider.What it is?Why does bursitis of the elbow joint occur, and what is it? Around...

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Arthritis of the foot - symptoms, causes and treatment

Such pathology as arthritis of the foot joints is very common among the population and represents a whole group of pathological states that unite the defeat of the inflammatory nature of the articulations of the anteroplegia, metatarsals and phalanges of the toes.This disease causes great discomfort due to painful sensations and inflammation in the joints of the foot. Fighting with it is not easy, because often patients turn to a doctor when the disease does not let them live happily, that is...

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Osteochondrosis of the thoracic spine

Osteochondrosis of the thoracic spine, in contrast to cervical and lumbar osteochondrosis, is a rarity. The whole thing in the structure of the thoracic region: it has more discs than in the cervical and lumbar combined, the discs are smaller and thinner. The mobility of this department is generally lower, and part of the load takes on the ribs and sternum. In osteochondrosis of the thoracic spine, symptoms can be confused, for example, with a heart attack. The reason for this is the...

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Cervical lordosis - photos, causes and treatment

Cervical lordosis is the curvature of the vertebrae in an area that looks like an arc. What does it mean? With such a disease, a convex anterior bend appears, which entails a distortion of posture, a failure of almost all internal organs. If the bending of the spine is less than normal, it is called the rectification of physiological lordosis. It often becomes a consequence of osteochondrosis of the spine. Straightening of the lordosis of the cervical region( lordosis is smoothened) is ...

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Bone on the big toe: treatment at home

Slender beautiful legs in shoes on high heels, of course, look very impressive, but many women such shoes threatens the appearance of deformation of the joints on the big toes. Such bones lead to a change in the position of the thumb and outward protrusion of the joint.If you contact the ossicles on your thumbs with the orthopedist, he will diagnose "valgus deformity of the foot." The development of such pathology is typical for women, because due to the peculiarities of their organism, the l...

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Scoliosis - photos, symptoms and treatment in adults and children

Scoliosis is a stable lateral curvature of the spine in the right or left side relative to its axis in the frontal plane. Its symptoms are easily seen from the side of another person, however it is difficult to diagnose in oneself. As the disease progresses, there is a secondary deformation of the chest and pelvis, accompanied by a violation of the function of the heart, lungs and pelvic organs. The disease was known in ancient times. The term means - a curve, a curved vertebral column,...

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Why does pain occur under the left shoulder blade from behind from the back?

Pain under the left scapula is a common phenomenon that can occur after a sudden movement or because of an uncomfortable position of the body.They usually pass quickly and do not bother anymore.Constant unpleasant sensations under the scapula may be a symptom of a severe disease, which requires immediate treatment. Especially do not underestimate this symptom, if the pain is given to the left of the sternum, or the left arm is numb.On whether a person turned to a specialist for help at the ri...

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Symptoms of arthritis, treatment and folk remedies

Arthritis is a disease of the joints, accompanied by their inflammation, the symptoms and treatment of which are as clearly described in the medical literature. The name of the disease comes from the word "athron", which in Greek means "joint".During arthritis, inflammatory changes occur in the inner joint synovium. In this place there is a development of synovitis, often an inflammatory effusion - exudate - begins to accumulate.Modern medicine means by arthritis a whole group of diseases, un...

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