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Skeletal System

Skeletal System
The skeletal system consisting of 270 bones is a rigid framework that supports the body, holding it upright. The system serves functions like support, movement, protection, blood cell production, storage and endocrine regulation.
  • Common Conditions Affecting The Great Toe

    Like the thumb, the great toe is an important organ in the human body. The five toes in each foot starting from inner to outer side in a standing position are named as great toe, second, middle,...
    20/06/2014 by Dr.
  • Treating Hip Fractures

    Fracture Neck of the Femur: Fracture neck of the femur is the commonest fractures encountered especially in the elderly group of persons. About 90 percent of the fractures occurring in the elderly...
    02/06/2014 by Dr.
  • Conditions of the Hip Joint

    Of all the diseases affecting the hip joint, Arthritis of the hip joint is the most common condition seen both in men and women. Arthritis is basically inflammation of a joint. Any condition in...
    30/05/2014 by Dr.
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    Conditions Affecting the Elbow - Part II

    In the Conditions affecting the elbow joint article, we covered about the Broken Elbow. In this article as a continuation of the first part, we will discuss various other conditions that affect the...
    23/05/2014 by Dr.
  • Conditions Affecting The Elbow

    Any condition can affect the elbow joint. These conditions vary depending on the cause, could be a fracture or a dislocation of the elbow. Both these conditions might have common symptoms and signs...
    20/05/2014 by Dr.
  • Tennis Elbow

      The elbow joint is formed by three bones, the humerus, radius and ulna. Articulations between the trochlea of the humerus with the ulna and the capitulum of the humerus with the head of the radius...
    19/05/2014 by Dr.
  • Femur : The Longest And Strongest Bone

    Of all the bones in the human body the femur, also called the thighbone, is the longest and strongest bone. In a fully grownup adult it measures around 18 inches in length. They are two in number...
    08/05/2014 by Dr.
  • Hip Joint : The Biggest Joint In The Body

    The Hip joint is the biggest amongst all the joints in the human body. The hip joint is unique, not only in size but also its functions. It has wide range of functions with ability to perform six...
    06/05/2014 by Dr.
  • Temporo-Mandibular Joint Conditions

    The point where the mandible joins the temporal bone immediately in front of the ear on each side of the head is what constitutes the temporo-mandibular joint. It is one of the most frequently used...
    05/05/2014 by Dr.
  • Temporo Mandibular Joint: Enabling Jaw Movements

    Most of us might not have even heard the name of this joint, but all of us use it hundreds of times every day. We are speaking of a very important joint considered more busy than any other joint in...
    02/05/2014 by Dr.