Upper and Lower Limb

Thigh Pain Symptoms with Movement and Causes of Pain in Thighs

What is thigh pain? Thigh pain is any discomfort, soreness or pain in the area lying between the pelvis and knee. In most instances it is due to muscle and tendon pain, but can be associated with any disease or disorder of the ligaments, bone, joints, blood vessels or nerves in the thigh. Sometimes the problem may >> Read More ...

Knuckle Pain on Hand (Bones and Joints) Causes and Treatment

Hand Knuckles The knuckles refers to the joints of the fingers and toes and in particular to the bony bumps located by these joints. The term is more common when referring to the hand and especially to the head of the hand bones where it meets the finger bones. The hand knuckles are most prominent when the hand is clenched >> Read More ...

Elephantiasis (Elephantitis) Disease, Types, Pictures, Treatment

The lymphatic system is composed of a network of nodes and vessels throughout the body. Its main function is to drain any tissue fluid that did not pass into the bloodstream, filter out debris or invading microorganisms in this fluid and return the fluid, now known as lymph, to the bloodstream. Sometimes large substances >> Read More ...

Shin Pain and Shin Splints Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

The term shin pain and shin splints are often used interchangeably with a preference for the term shin splints to describe any pain at the front of the lower leg. However, shin splint is a distinct problem and the most common cause of shin pain. It is associated with excessive force on the shinbone due to physical >> Read More ...

Wrist Joint, Hand and Finger Joints and Bones (Pictures)

Joints are the flexible parts of the body that allow for various degree of movements between two or more bones. In order to understand the anatomy of the wrist and hand joints, it is first important to identify all the bones in this part of the upper limb. The bones of the forearm include the radius and ulna which extend >> Read More ...

Cold Hands and Feet Causes of Icy Fingers and Toes

The hands and feet are the periphery of the body and therefore the surface temperature may often be lower particularly in colder environments. It is not an indication of the core body temperature – the temperature deep within the body’s tissues. Sometimes the hands and feet can be  bit colder than the rest of >> Read More ...

Slow Blood Flow, Sluggish Circulation in the Legs (Diagram)

The legs, particularly the lower leg and foot, are the most prone to circulatory problems due to its distance from the heart and the range of disorders that may arise within the long and extensive network of leg arteries and leg veins.  This can therefore affect the flow of blood from the heart to the legs via the >> Read More ...

How to Improve Leg Circulation Guide | Exercise Video Legs, Feet

Inactivity is a major contributing factor to the development of both arterial and venous problems that lead to poor leg circulation. Even when these conditions are caused by other factors, being sedentary will accelerate the progression of the condition, exacerbate the symptoms and possibly lead to complications that could >> Read More ...
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