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What is the definition or description of: Shoulder injuries and disorders?

What is the definition or description of: Shoulder injuries and disorders?

See below: The term shoulder defines the area of the body in which the upper extremity is connected to the torso. This area includes the proximal humerus, the scapula, the clavicle, the joints that connect these bones, and the muscles that allow for their motion. Disorder can describe any deviation from normal of the shoulder an injury would imply a deviation from normal caused by a traumatic event. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Toe injuries and disorders?

What is the definition or description of: Toe injuries and disorders?

What ?: You have asked several very vague questions? Is there a specific problem that you are having? ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Wrist injuries and disorders?

What is the definition or description of: Wrist injuries and disorders?

See below: The term wrist injury and disorder would describe a wide array of abnormalities that can occur in the joint between the radius, ulna, carpal bones and proximal metacarpal bones. Injury would refer to a post traumatic disorder, there would be other possible causes of wrist disorders as well including arthritic, inflammatory, and congenital causes. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Soft tissue injury?

The not bone part.: Simply stated, it is the injury to any tissue other than bone. This can be in the form of burn, bruise, scrape crushing, twisting, pulling just to name a few. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: injuries and wounds?

What is the definition or description of: injuries and wounds?

SImple terms: A wound is when there is loss of tissue from external causes such as a knife wound gunshot wound or bite wound. Ulcers occur from internal causes venous ulcer, stomach ulcer, pressure ulcer. Injury refers to conditions that affects the tissues of our bodies in a detrimental fashion. Injuries need not cause skin breaks to cause damage tot he tissues. Wounds are injuries, not all injuries are wounds. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: skin injury from scratching?

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What is the definition or description of: skin injury from scratching?

Scratching: Scratching is one form of skin injury caused as a result of the aggressive force used upon outer layers of the skin. Skin injuries are associated with mechanical, thermal and environmental causes. ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of self-injury?

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What is the medical definition of self-injury?

Self injury: Self-harm, Self-mutilation, or Suicidal behavior. Most terms use Intentional Self-harm. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: back injury?

A traumatic event : That overloads the supporting tissues of the back which include: muscles, ligaments, joints, discs and bones which may or may not lead to an unstable spine and/or neural tissue involvement. The degree of injury is dependent on multiple factors such as the amount of force, force direction, stability of the spine, etc. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Shoulder injuries?

What is the definition or description of: Shoulder injuries?

See below: The term shoulder defines the area of the body in which the upper extremity is connected to the torso. This area includes the proximal humerus, the scapula, the clavicle, the joints that connect these bones, and the muscles that allow for their motion. Disorder can describe any deviation from normal of the shoulder an injury would imply a deviation from normal caused by a traumatic event. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: growth plate injury?

What is the definition or description of: growth plate injury?

Impaired bone growth: The growth plate is where new bone is created in a developing child. The significance of injury to that area is that it can interrupt normal growth and cause to bone to be shorter or grow at an angle. If there is a growth plate injury it is important to get treatment from an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Rotator cuff injury?

What is the definition or description of: Rotator cuff injury?

Shoulder pain & weak: The rotator cuff muscles are the fine motor control muscles that allow the arm/elbow/hand to be placed in a specific position in space. With injury to the rotator cuff, patients have pain with discrete shoulder function and often weakness. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Craniofacial injuries?

What is the definition or description of: Craniofacial injuries?

Craniofacial: Craniofacial is a term that describes the structures of the cranium (skull), facial bones, and includes the associated soft tissues. Injuries may include but are not limited to fractures (broken bones), lacerations, etc. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: neck injury?

What is the definition or description of: neck injury?

A stress or force : Applied to the neck or cervical region that overcomes the strength of the neck's structures resulting in damage to those structures ranging from muscles, ligaments, joints, discs, bones or nerve tissue. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: nerve injury?

Nerve Injury: Nerve injury is a general term for any problem with the nerve that results form injury. It can present as pain, numbness, weakness or any combination. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Birth injury?

What is the definition or description of: Birth injury?

Birth injury: Birth injury = damage or impairment to a neonate's health occurring during the delivery process. ...Read more

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