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    Greenstick Fracture

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    As sports keep growing on the degree of popularity, bone fractures happen with an increasing frequency; there are six of the most major and the most common types of fractures. The first type of the six majors is called a Simple or a Closed Fracture. As defined by Robert, a Simple Fracture is, “a break in the bone that may be complete or incomplete, but it doesn’t pierce the skin” (Robert 307). This type of fracture on the average side, since it depends on the type of accident in a sport for a…

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    Osteoporosis is a skeletal disorder characterised by low bone density weakening of bony tissue. When this occurs bones are more prone to fractures Bone loss happens without any symptoms that’s why some individuals might not know that they have osteoporosis until the bones are so weak and fragile. Women are affected by osteoporosis than men because women have lower dense bone mass and an increased rate of low bone mass especially after menopause. Primary osteoporosis is the most common type of…

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    Osteoporosis Osteoporosis can be defined as the weakening of bones in the body. This makes the bones so fragile, that something as simple as a cough or a sneeze can cause a fracture to the bone. The fractures occur most in the wrist, spine, or hip. Osteoporosis can disable a person from daily activities that they are used to doing without the troubles of osteoporosis. Osteoporosis can occur in any person, man or woman, of any race. There are no exceptions or exemptions. Osteoporosis has…

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    Osteogenesis Imperfecta is a genetic disorder that causes extremely brittle bones. This disease can cause bones to break, people can have hundreds of fractures throughout their lifetime due to Osteogenesis Imperfecta. Most of Osteogenesis Imperfecta cases are caused by a dominant genetic mutation which would be types 1-4. Types 5 -8 are inherited by a recessive mutation. Although in some rare occasions is could be a new genetic mutation. The term “Osteogenesis Imperfecta” was originated by W.…

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    Three imaging modalities commonly used in the diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of Osteogenesis Imperfecta patients include: diagnostic medical sonography, diagnostic x-ray, and bone densitometry. Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) is a genetic disease affecting the quantity and structure of collagen that is normally found in connective tissues, bones, and the sclera, or white portion of eyes. It is estimated that this condition affects 1 in 10,000 to 1 in 20,000 births (Antoniazzi, Mottes,…

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    Osteoporosis Risk Factors

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    Osteoporosis, which is one of the most common bone disorders has many risk factors. A risk factor is any factor that boosts the possibility of developing a disease. Osteoporosis can be caused as a result of many factors such as lifestyles, hormonal imbalances, aging, and genes. These four risk factors are the most potent risk factors that may contribute to the development of osteoporosis. Risk factors are divided into two types modifiable and fixed. Modifiable risk factors are the factors which…

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    English Foxhound The English foxhound is of compelling form, with extensive bone. The measure of bone at the lower leg is considered particularly imperative. This fabricate, alongside nearly straight angulation of the smothers, favors stamina over rate. The rich, profound voice is prized for the chase. Numerous English foxhounds have "adjusted" ears, in which around 1 " are surgically expelled from the end of the ear. Customarily a pack dog, the English foxhound in any case makes a stately…

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    Magnesium Essay

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    2.4.1 Magnesium Properties Magnesium is the essential to human body and naturally it is found in bone and it is the fourth cation in human body. Magnesium is a lightweight metal with a density of 1.74 g/cm3. The fracture toughness of magnesium are greater than the ceramic materials such as hydroxyapatite. Elastic modulus and compressive yield strength of magnesium are similarly to human bone. The disadvantages of magnesium is it has low corrosion resistance and stimulatory effects on the growth…

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    The anatomy between a human foot, horse’s foot or a bear’s foot are completely different. Despite the difference, there are four limbed-vertebrates which have the same basic pattern of bones. Vertebrates are animals of a large group characterized by the possession of a backbone or spinal column. Vertebrates with four limbs are called tetrapods. Generally, all limbs do the same work to achieve one purpose: support the body and move it from place to place. Some animals have limbs that enhance…

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    Causes Of Osteoporosis

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    skeleton is due to enlarged bone weakening by osteoclasts and decreased bone development by osteoblasts, resulting as the diseases known as Osteoporosis. Osteoporosis affects millions of people and causes burdens to both the individual and their health systems. Osteoporosis is often confused with osteoarthritis -- a disease of the joints and surrounding tissue. Fractures…

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