Bone Disorders

Bursitis – Types, Causes, Treatment and Prevention

Definition Bursitis is a painful condition that happens when you have inflammation of a bursa. Bursae are small fluid-filled pads (or sacs) found near your joints. They act like cushions, reducing friction by allowing tendons and muscles to move smoothly over bones and other structures. One of the most common …

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Flat Feet- Overview, Types, Causes and Treatment

Definition Flat Feet (also known as pes planus) describes a condition in which the longitudinal (lengthwise) and/or medial (crosswise) arches of the foot are dropped down or flat. The entire bottom of the barefoot is in contact with the floor or ground surface during standing, walking, and other weight-bearing activities. …

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Clubfoot- Overview, Types, Treatment and Prevention

Overview of Clubfoot Clubfoot also known as talipes equinovarus (TEV), is a common foot abnormality, in which the foot points downward and inward. It’s when a baby’s foot turns inward so that the bottom of the foot faces sideways or even up. This happens because the tissues that connect muscles …

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