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- Bunions (hallux valgus)
Bunions (hallux valgus), commonly known as bunions, is a complex deformity of the first ray of the forefoot. The underlying etiology is not fully understood. It is more common in women than men and is common in those who wear tight shoes or heels. Treatments are of two types: conservative therapy and surgical treatments 1. Conservative therapy It involves nonsurgical and trial-based methods. The techni Read More
- Cheney syndrome
The signs and symptoms of Hajdu-Cheney syndrome can vary greatly among affected individuals. The disorder is present at birth (congenital), but in some individuals the signs and symptoms may be more apparent during adolescence and adulthood.
Although researchers have been able to establish a clear syndrome with characteristic or “core” symptoms, much about the disorder is not fully understood. Several factors including the Read More
- Degenerative disc disease and sciatica
Degenerative disc disease is a condition caused by the wearing down of the discs in your spine. The discs are cushions between each vertebrae that help absorb shock and keep bones separated, but as they get older, they become less effective at doing this.Sciatica is a painful condition caused by compression of the nerve root at the lower end of your spine. This can cause pain or tingling in one or both legs, which is often worse wh Read More
- Diaphyseal aclasis
Diaphyseal aclasis is a condition in which the bones in your arms and legs thin out and become deformed. It usually occurs in children, but it can also happen to adults. The condition starts early on in life, with symptoms like pain and swelling, but it can get worse over time. Diaphyseal aclasis is caused by an imbalance of calcium, phosphorus, and vitamin D3 in your body. Usually this happens because you don't g Read More
- Herniated disc
A herniated disc is a condition in which the annulus fibrosus is damaged, enabling the nucleus pulposus (which is normally located within the center of the disc) to displace and protrude off the center. It compresses the nerve or spinal and causes spinal cord dysfunction. Treatment The treatment is either surgical or non-surgical. 1. Non-surgical treatment -Non-surgical treatment is the primary a Read More
- Kohler disease
The exact cause of Kohler disease is unknown. It may be genetic, but it could also be caused by a viral infection or exposure to certain medications. The condition can affect multiple parts of the body, including the skull and jawbones. Kohler's disease is characterized by thick, rough skin that peels easily, leading to pain and inflammation. The skin may be discolored and feel bumpy. The hair on the scalp may bec Read More
Panmyelopathy describes a collection of symptoms that result from severe spinal compression. When something compresses (squeezes) the spinal cord, it can’t function properly. That can lead to pain, loss of feeling, or difficulty moving certain parts of the body. 1. The spine encases the spinal cord — a collection of nerves that carry messages between your brain and body. 2. Usually, the bones of Read More