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  • Spiral Fracture Research Paper

    Spiral fractures are the result of a rotating force. Most of these occur when a body is in motion and the affect part is groundly planted. Many of these accidents occur during sports. There is a speific kind of fall for each way a person can fall on a planted foot. One of the most common for metatarsals when they roll under the foot is referred to as a ballerina fall. As bad as this sounds most of these fractures are aligned and do not require any kind of surgery. Most are cleaned up by the body…

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  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI)

    the formation of bones. The term Osteogenesis Imperfecta literally means imperfect bone formation. People with OI have bones that break easily, usually caused by a mild trauma or no cause at all. Multiple fractures are common with this disease since bones are weak. Although, in severe cases fracture of bones can occur before birth. This disease is caused by defective connective tissue and the lack of Type One Collagen. There are eight recognized forms of Osteogenesis Imperfecta ranging from Type…

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  • Bicycle Injury Essay

    Where is David? Common Cycling Injuries Are there common cycling injuries? "My right knee just started hurting about 4 days ago. I am having sharp pains on the lateral side of my knee. I had to bike the last couple days with just my left leg, which (wasn't a good thing)! Hopefully it will be better tomorrow!" David Shirley, taking a few days off in Portland, Oregon. Asking the question implies the answer; of course cycling has its list of common injuries, which are amplified when a cyclist…

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  • Case Study Of Anatomy And Physiology

    Anatomy & Physiology Anatomy is the study of the structure and relationship between body parts. Physiology is the study of the function of body parts and the body as a whole. Aims and Objectives  The composition of bone  The structure of a long bone  Classifying the types of joint found in the body  Description of synovial joint  How joint operates  How two different systems communicate for normal functioning of a joint  Description of a disease involving the musculoskeletal system …

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  • Osteoporosis Case Studies

    Osteoporosis Osteoporosis is the gradual process in which the bones become brittle and fragile from loss of tissue. They become less dense as tissue is lost and become weak and more prone to fractures. This may be due to a variety of factors and usually occurs during old age. Women are more susceptible to the development of osteoporosis. Women are more susceptible to developing osteoporosis, women are four times more likely to develop osteoporosis in their lifetime. Causes: Low oestrogen in…

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  • Personal Narrative: A Boxer's Fracture

    I am not a boxer, but I got a boxer's fracture. A boxer's fracture is a fracture of one of the metacarpal bones in the hand. The fracture occurs when a person hits an immovable object with a closed fist. That is exactly what I did about one year ago. My ex boyfriend's collar bone was the point of contact. It was just a regular day at Calvary Baptist Academy. I thought it was atleast. As I was walking down the hallway, a friend stopped me to tell me that my ex boyfriend, Christian, had done…

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  • Osteogenesis Imperfect Research Paper

    Osteogenesis Imperfect is also known as the, “Brittle Bone Disease”. This is an extremely rare disease with less than twenty thousand cases a year. As of today there is no known available cure, but there are treatments available to lessen the symptoms of the disease. This is a chronic illness that can last up to a few months, to lasting a person’s entire lifetime. This is a disease that causes extreme fragility in the bones of a normal person. This could make a person’s life extremely difficult…

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  • Paget's Disease Case Studies

    misshapen limbs, or scoliosis (curvature of the spine). Affected bones can sometimes break (fracture), particularly…

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  • Growth Plate Injury Essay

    and not match the other bone pair. A common surgery procedure is called reduction to move the bone back in place, screws or wires may be placed to secure the area. After, a cast will hold the bone in the correct place while it heals just like most fractures. Physical therapy should be assigned by a pediatrician after healing to strengthen the bone. Most often if the injury was properly treated, there will be not long term complications but if so then special treatment is in order. If the bone…

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  • Long Term Effects Of Elder Abuse

    In the United States, elderly abuse has been increasing rapidly and there are many effects of elder abuse. Some of the effects of elder abuse could be physical and psychological. These kind of abuse are really hard to identify. For instance, the abusers could hide the fact that they are abusing the elders. So, the consequences of elders abuse could be a long or short-term effects. According to Centers for Disease, physical effects is the most immediate effects. It included things such as…

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