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What Are The Major Bones That Move While Running
Are there any muscles in the lower leg that are responsible for bending and straightening the knee?
Mostly: upper leg muscles are responsible flexion and extension around the knee. The gastrocnemius(calf muscles), popliteus, and plantaris can contribute to knee flexion though, and are lower leg muscles. ...Read more
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
When I bend over, the lower part of spine sticks out. Not the spine but there are two "muscles" along the spine that pop out? What is going on?
Varies: There are a number of possibilities, I would not hesitate to be seen. Could represent normal paraspinal muscles or related to a variety of spinal deformities among other possible causes. A detailed exam would likely show the cause followed by appropriate radiologic studies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The ligaments to the outside of both knees are very tight it seems after a short period of time of exercise or walking i lose about 70% of the ability to move my legs because of the tightness can you help?
See details: It is nothing and due to bursting of tiny nitrogen and carbon dioxide bubbles in the joint. ...Read more
What are some diseases that are linked with pain in the arm and the bones in the toe moving toward each other?
Hard to understand: Your question. However, there are several diseases, such as paget's disease, which may involve bone pain at multiple sites in the body. Best to follow up with your family doctor and get some blood work done to determine the nature of this problem. He/she may then refer you out to a specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have torn meniscus in both of my knees. What are good exercises to strengthen them fast. One knee is fixed the other is not. Both sore and painful.?
What could be the reasons of frequently broken nails? They always brake from the extremity (notign that they are not long)
Weak nails: When nails break frequently, it usually indicates that the nail is weak. The cause of this could be genetics (family trait), frequent exposure to drying chemicals (harsh soaps, detergents) and/or water. Nutritional deficiencies can also be the culprit. ...Read more
Which movements are the usual ones that tear a PCL in the knee? What movements should I avoid? Are certain sports worse on the pcl?
What can be done when you are faced with pains from your anus? Piains when going the defeacate and while walking because part of the flesh is outside
Seek help: These are common symptoms of many anorectal problems, often easily diagnosed / helped /dealt with in the doctor's office if they are experienced in anorectal issues. Hemorrhoids, fissures and fistulae come to mind with what you describe, all easily treated, often without surgery, so get help! ...Read more
What are the symptoms that you feel in the muscles when they've been leached of calcium for various reasons?
Hypocalcemia: The muscular symptoms of low calcium levels relate to neuromusclar irritability: parasthesias (like pins and needles) in fingers and toes, muscle stiffness, myalgias (pain), and spasms. Check out youtube videos of chvostek's sign and trousseau's sign for physical exam findings that may indicate hypocalcemia. ...Read more
Kayaking: One has to have very strong back and shoulders to not fatigue and continue. ...Read more
What is the pathology of pain caused by immobilization of joints and muscles. For example why do some people get pains in their joints while traveling
Joint pain: The lubricating fluid in the joint settles like a snow globe inside the joint. That fluid needs to be stirred up before the joint can be properly lubricated and pain resolve. ...Read more
My hips are rotated so bad that it is causing sciatica down the leg of hip that is rotated forward. What can I do conservatively?
Core Exercises: Typically core strengthening exercises are the best to help relieve pressure and forces in the spine. I would try and google some or look them up on youtube to see descriptions. If you can do them yourself, wonderful otherwise ask your doctor to get a referral to a good physical therapist for further assistance. Additionally You should would work on exercises around the hip as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Serious/light. How far in the future are we talking when it comes to replacing or fully regenerating lungs and other organs. My body in horrible shape?
Long time.: While research is ongoing, this is not a possibility for the foreseeable future, as far as practical application. ...Read more
My right leg MCL and lcl are broken. These were brake in 2005. How can I maintain it or heel. What is the medicine or therapy?
Hips are the: proximal femur and femur head articulating with the acetabulum. A lot of people regard the lower back area on the sides as hips -- which is instead is the sacroiliac joint region -- which involves the sacrum and the ilium. The lower spine involves the lumbar vertebrae, and the tailbone which is located right over the anus is the coccyx. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Yes: Tfcc triangular fibrocarilage radiocapitate the wrist is not designed to be a weight bearing joint try t perfect pushup rotating handles. ...Read more
After lefort I and BSSO, should your teeth touch constantly whilst the bones are healing? Or would that stress the jaw muscles?
Both of my legs bounce or shakes when heels are lifted up and when they are on the ball of foot. Is this clonus?
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