Bones, Joints, Muscles and Connective Tissue Diseases

5 Signs of Osteoporosis (Brittle Bone Disease)

Ostoporosis is the most common bone disease that is due to problems with the way bone is removed and replaced. These processes are ongoing throughout life. However, when the degree of bone removal is not matched by bone replenishment, then bones can become weak and brittle. Almost 10 million Americans have osteoporosis and >> Read More ...

6 Signs of Psoriatic Arthritis (Psoriasis Joint Problems)

Psoriasis is a skin condition that affects about 1 in 50 Americans. It is characterized by exessive itchiness, sometimes causing a person to scratch until they bleed, as well patches of thickened skin which sheds. Despite the discomfort and debilitating effect on the life of a person living with psoriasis, there is an >> Read More ...

Achilles Tendonitis – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention

Tendons are the bands of connective tissue that connects muscles to bones. It pulls against bones when muscles contract and together with the joints, these structures allow for movement of different body parts. The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body, located at the back of the ankle. It has to contend with >> Read More ...
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