Sprains and strains are injuries to the body, often resulting from physical activity. These injuries are common and can range from minor to severe, depending on the…
Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) is a circulation disorder that affects blood vessels outside of the heart and brain, often those that supply the arms and legs.
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a serious condition that occurs when a blood clot forms in a vein located deep inside your body.
Sports injuries are injuries that occur during exercise or while participating in a sport. Children are particularly at risk for these injuries. Both children and adults…
Spinal stenosis is a condition in which the spinal column narrows and starts compressing the spinal cord. This process is typically gradual.
The term "shin splints" describes pain felt along the inner edge of your shin bone. Shin splint pain concentrates in the lower leg between the knee and ankle.
Certain aspects of MS may remain a mystery, but there's also a wealth of information available. We'll go over causes, symptoms, medications, and much more.
Around 25 percent of adults have varicose veins, also known as varicoses or varicosities. Here's a look at the symptoms and how to manage this condition.
Radiculopathy, or a pinched nerve of the spine, can cause pain in various parts of your body. Learn more about treating and preventing this condition.
Osteochondroses directly affect the growth of bones in children and adolescents. Learn more about these disorders.
Atherosclerosis is a narrowing of the arteries caused by a buildup of plaque. It's also called arteriosclerosis or hardening of the arteries, and it can lead to heart…
A pulmonary embolism is a blood clot that occurs in the lungs. It can damage part of the lung and other organs and decrease oxygen levels in the blood.
Poliomyelitis, or polio, is a highly contagious disease that is caused by a virus that attacks the body's nervous system.
Hypoparathyroidism is a rare condition that occurs when the parathyroid glands in the neck don't produce enough parathyroid hormone (PTH).
Buerger's disease, or thromboangiitis obliterans, causes blockages in the blood vessels of your feet and hands.
Lymphatic obstruction is a chronic condition for most people. This means you will probably need to treat the swelling to some degree throughout your life.
An arterial embolism is a blood clot that has travelled through your arteries and become stuck. These clots generally affect the arms, legs, or feet.
Osgood-Schlatter disease is an inflammation of the area just below the knee. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment for this disease.
If left untreated, compartment syndrome can cause lasting damage. Learn more about what causes it and how to treat it.
Necrotizing vasculitis is the inflammation of blood vessel walls. It can interrupt blood flow, causing skin, muscle, and blood vessel damage.
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