The trial period is similar to long-term therapy, except that the device transmitting current is not implanted in the body. Instead, just the wires are inserted and an…

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People who have inflammatory arthritis have an increased risk of developing osteoporosis, the bone thinning disorder that can lead to frailty and fractures. Does arthritis affect bone density?…

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Can you still walk with a torn tendon in your knee? Small tendon tears can make it difficult to walk and participate in other daily activities. A large…

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The total range of rotation in the lumbar spine is therefore very limited, although not completely zero. Fibers of the medial branch of the dorsal root innervate the…

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Although once considered incurable, osteomyelitis can now be successfully treated. Most people need surgery to remove areas of the bone that have died. After surgery, strong intravenous antibiotics…

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Children between the ages of 1 month and 2 years are the most susceptible to bacterial meningitis. Adults with certain risk factors are also susceptible. You are at…

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We use a hard plastic to make the eye and soft silicone to make the eyelids. An orbital prosthesis attaches to the skin with glue, snaps, magnets, or…

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Advil reduces inflammation, which reduces pain. It works best on pain caused by inflammation, such as pain from RA. Tylenol works to lower your body’s pain threshold. It…

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The intervertebral discs are flat, round “cushions” that act as shock absorbers between each vertebra in your spine. There is one disc between each vertebra. Each disc has…

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Treatment for chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis (CRMO) is focused on managing the symptoms. Treatment may include non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, corticosteroids , and other drugs designed to control inflammation…

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