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ankylosis
stiffening and immobility of a joint as a result of dis, trauma, surgery, or abn bone fusion
carpal tunnel syndrome(CTS)
painful cond resulting from compression of median nerve w/in carpal tunnel(wrist canal through which the glexor tendons and median nerve pass)
claudication
lameness, limping
contracture
fibrosis of connective tiss in skin, fascia, muscle or joint capsule that prevents normal mobility of the related tiss or joint
crepitation
dry, grating sound or sensation caused by one ends rubbing together indicating a fracture or joint destruction
electromyography
use of electrical stimulation to record the strength of muscle contration
exacerbation
inc in severity of a disease or of any of its symptoms
ganglion cyst
tumore of tendon sheath or joint capsule, commonly found in the wrist (aspirated and injected w/anti-inflammatory agent)
hyptonia
loss of muscular tone or diminished resistance to passive stretching
hemarthrosis
effusion of bld into a joint cavity
multiple myeloma
prim malignant tumor that infiltrates the bone and RBM
osteophyte
bony outgrowth that occasionally develops on the vertebra and may exert press on the spinal cord
phantom limb
perceived sensation following amputation of a limb, that the limb still exists
prosthesis
replacement of a missing part by an artificial substitute (artificial extremiaty)
rickets, rachitis
form of osteomalacia in childrean caused by vit D deficiency
sequestrum
fragment of necrosed bone that has become separated from surrounding tissue
spndylolistheis
any forward slipping (subluxation) of a vertebra over the one below it
spondylosis
degeneration of teh cervical, thoracic, lumbar vert and related tissues
sprain
tearing of ligament tiss that may be slight, moderate, or complete
strain
to exert physical force in a manner that may result in injury usually muscular
subluxation
partial or incomplete dislocation
talipes
any number of foot deformaties, esp those occurring congenitally
AKA clubfoot