The rotator cuff is an integral part of the anatomy of the shoulder. It is prone to injury, but doing specific exercises can help prevent this. Learn more about rotator cuff exercises here.
Injuries to the jaw may cause a break, fracture, or dislocation. Other causes of dislocation include dental procedures or yawning. Treatment may include surgery. Learn more here.
The feet support the human body when standing, walking, running, and more. They are complex structures with 26 bones. Learn more about foot bones and foot anatomy here.
According to one intriguing new study, antibiotics may disrupt bone health by interacting with gut bacteria and the immune system.
Pain in the front of the shoulder can have many potential causes, including muscle injury and torn ligaments. Learn more about the possible causes of front shoulder pain here.
Kyphosis is a condition that results in an abnormal curve in the spine. Often caused by developmental issues or poor posture, it usually affects adolescents and adults, although it can be present at birth. Learn more about what causes kyphosis, how to prevent it, and ways to treat it, including exercises.
If the softer tissue discs that connect spinal vertebrae wear down, they can cause back and neck pain. New, bioengineered implants may solve this problem.
David Brown has bilateral hip dysplasia. He lived without a diagnosis for many years, so his life changed when he learned the details of his condition.
Bunions are when a bump forms at the base of the big toe. Surgery is a treatment option, and the type of surgery depends on symptoms, size, and the shape of the bunion. Full recovery can take up to a year, but doctors will likely remove the stitches after 2 weeks. Learn more here.
Wryneck, also known as torticollis, is a condition where the neck tilts to one side. Babies can be born with it, or people can develop it for several reasons. While wryneck can be uncomfortable, there are several treatment options available for each type, ranging from stretching and therapy to surgery. Learn more here.