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    Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip Everyone has a story to tell. Everyone has had experiences in their past that have helped mold and shape them into the person they are today. Of course, not all our stories are optimistic and pleasant to look back on, but they are all part of this journey we call life. Experiences help to define who we are. The fact that we all have a story makes us the same in a uniquely different and wonderful way. DDH is a small part of my story. DDH is the abbreviation for Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip. It is more commonly referred to as a dislocated hip. It is important to note that the hips are called a ball and socket joint. When a child has DDH it means that the acetabulum, which is the socket, becomes dislocated…

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    Ball Joint Project

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    do we fix a loose ball joint that doesn’t work anymore? The problem of having a loosened ball joint is that it affects the control of the arm in a car drastically. A drastic affect a loose ball joint has on a car would be that it stiffens the suspension of the car Hypothesis or Essential Question Replacing the said loose ball joint could fix our problem because it would replace the loose/broken one with a new one that works properly. A possible solution for our groups problem is to replace…

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    Acetabular component or socket replaces the acetabulum. The acetabular component is made of a metal shell with the plastic inner that provides the bearing surface. The plastic used is so tough and slick. The femoral component the stem and the ball replaces the femoral head. The femoral stem component is made of metal. the ball is attached to the femoral stem and made of either metal or ceramic material.fig of two component + citation Who Needs the hip replacement? Hip replacement is…

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    the joints in the body. This horrible disease “creates inflammation that causes the tissue that lines the inside of the joints to thicken, resulting…

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    Condyloid Muscles

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    a skeletal system joints, ligaments, and tendons all go hand in hand. A joint is defined by two or more bones that meet. However, with the use of fibrous connective tissue, ligaments allow the joints to be held together. Ligaments are what prevent us from moving in an undesirable plane, another purpose they serve is that they limit the range or extent of normal movement (Wallace 2013). Unlike ligaments where the bone might be attached to another, tendons are fibrous tissue connecting the bones…

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    The humerus is classed as a long bone and is located in the upper arm, connecting the shoulder to the elbow. The long bone as suggested by its name is long in structure, meaning they are considerably longer then they are wider. The structure for the humerus is typically similar to all structures of long bones, with a shaft, bone ends and membranes. Dyaphysis or the shaft of the humerus makes up the long axis of he bone and is constructed of very high density compact bone (Merieb, 2010). This…

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    Hip Dysplasia Definition: • According to MedicineNet, hip dysplasia is “the abnormal formation of the hip joint in which the ball at the top of the thighbone is not stable within the socket. The ligaments of the hip joint may also be loose and stretched. The degree of instability or looseness varies. A baby born with this condition may have the ball of the hip loosely in the socket (subluxed) or the ball of the hip may be completely dislocated at birth.” Causes: • In the final month before…

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    the jaw to the inability to eat and speak properly, the overwhelming nature of TMJ is easy to see. Using this guide, you will understand this condition and learn how massage can ease your discomfort. The 411 on TMJ TMJ, or temporomandibular joints, are essential parts of your jaw and its ability to open and close. The joint on each side of your mouth has a disc between the socket and ball. This disc acts as a protective cushion, allowing the socket and ball to move properly while opening or…

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    Case study one – (Explain how the musculo skeletal system structure is suited to the function it performs. (2.1) Mrs C is pregnant and wants to pick up a ball, describe in depth which parts of the musculo skeletal system are involved in this movement and which structural parts provide support and protection of the vital organs. The musculo skeletal system consists of bones of the skeleton, muscles, cartilage, tendons, ligaments and joints, they all work together to provide the body support,…

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    Long Bones Research Paper

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    Gliding joints allow the bones to glide past one another in any direction along the plane of the joint – up and down, left and right, and diagonally. Slight rotations can also occur at these joints, but are limited by the shape of the bones and the elasticity of the joint capsule surrounding them. http://www.innerbody.com/image_skel07/skel32.html Condyloid joint: A condyloid joint (also called condylar, ellipsoidal, or bicondylar) is an ovoid articular surface, or condyle that is received into…

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