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  • Spina Briffida Research Paper

    Spina Biffida Spina Biffida is a genetic disorder. A genetic disorder is an often-inherited medical condition caused by an abnormality in DNA. Per year, there are around 20,000 out of 200,000 babies in the US affected by Spina Biffida. Spina Biffida is a defect of the spine in which part of the spinal cord is exposed through a gap in the backbone. It is caused by bones not forming properly. It can often lead to being paralyzed below the waist as well as mental problems. Spina Biffida can be…

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  • Rotator Muff Research Paper

    (shoulder blade), and the humerus (upper arm bone) as well as associated muscles, ligaments and tendons. The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and their tendons that act to stabilize the shoulder. The four muscles of the rotator cuff are over half of the seven scapulohumeral muscles. The four muscles are the supraspinatus muscle, the infraspinatus muscle, teres minor muscle, and the subscapularis muscle. The supraspinatus muscle fans out in a horizontal band to insert on the superior and…

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  • Volkmann's Contracture: A Case Study

    Volkmann’s Contracture Emily Matherne 12/12/15 A Volkmann’s contracture is a deformity of the hand, fingers, and wrist caused by injury to the muscles of the forearm. Another commonly used name is Ischemic Contracture. This deformity happens when there is a lack of blood flow to the forearm, which occurs when there is an increased pressure due to swelling causing a condition called compartment syndrome. Compartment syndrome can cause a Volkmann’s contracture. Injury to the arm, including…

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  • Multiple Sclerosis Case Study Essay

    Diagnosis Rosie is a 40 years old female diagnosed with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. She has fatigue, spasticity, muscle weakness, and balance problems among copious other symptoms that commonly affect people with multiple sclerosis. Her fatigue often interferes with her ability and desire to perform basic daily tasks. Furthermore, her fatigue can increase throughout the day and with each additional task completion. Extra exertion is required for her daily activities. Hence, energy…

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  • Calf Muscle Procedure

    advancing in age. The calf muscle consists of nine different muscles; the gastrocnemius, soleus, and plantaris muscles attach onto the heel bone and they all work together to produce the upward and downward motion of the foot (calf raise). The other six muscles cause knee, toe, and foot movements in different directions, however those muscles are not relevant to this particular study. The muscle we focused on was the gastrocnemius muscle during a calf raise. A calf muscle strain is graded…

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  • Biceps Tendon Research Paper

    Biceps Tendon Subluxation Biceps tendon subluxation is an injury to the shoulder area. The biceps muscle is located on the front side of the upper arm. When this muscle contracts, it causes the forearm to bend at the elbow joint. Biceps muscle contraction also assists in raising the arm at the shoulder joint. The place on a muscle where it attaches to a bone is called a tendon. Biceps muscles have three tendons. One tendon attaches at the elbow, and the other two attach at the shoulder. One…

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  • ACL Injury Research Paper

    ACL injuries are amongst the most widespread knee injuries. The ACL, which stands for anterior cruciate ligament, is a ligament in the knee that joins the upper leg bone with the lower leg bone. While minor ACL tears can sometimes heal on their own with time, a more severe tear can require a lot of orthopedic rehab. Keeping your body strong and flexible will give you more control over your body’s movements and will help prevent the chance of injury. There are three important habits people can…

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  • Netball Training Research Paper

    Training and Fitness Program The objective of every training lesson is to improve performance. Each session needs to be well planned to improve fitness for a specific fitness level depending on the type of sport. The sport, which I have decided to discuss for health and fitness, is Netball. It is a game that is very exciting, which involves running, jumping, throwing, catching, and it is well known internationally. Yes, mostly a female game and not much played in the USA. It is very similar…

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  • MCT Oil Benefits

    Holistic health professionals have called it "rocket fuel" for the brain. Studies have shown that it revs up metabolism, stabilizes blood sugars, and helps regulate the appetite. Paleo acolytes swear by it. So what is this powerful substance? The answer is MCT oil, or medium-chain triglyceride oil. Below, we explain what MCT oil is, how it can benefit your body, and how you can incorporate more of it into your diet. What Is MCT Oil? Medium-chain triglycerides are a unique type of fatty acid.…

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  • Barefoot Shoes Research Paper

    If the shoes you use feels great, if you don't get the injury problem, and you feel good comfort – then it is most likely good shoes for you. Now, I started with the raisins right away but it is a good general advice to you. I shall elaborate on this a bit so continue to learn as we go. According to biomechanical estimates increases the stress on the calves and hälsenor at framfotalöpning and this is the technology used in running in barefoot shoes or minimalist shoes. If you have (or had?) in…

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