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Buckle Fracture

What Is a Buckle Fracture? To understand the answer to that question you have to know a little bit about children’s bones.  Kid’s bones are much more flexible than adult bones. In adults, when a bone breaks, it usually breaks into 2 or more major pieces, like snapping a piece of chalk in two.  The [...]

What Exactly is a Herniated Disc

  The spine is composed of an alternating stack of bones and discs from the base of the skull to the pelvis.  The shape of the bones at various levels of the spine (neck, upper and lower back) vary slightly but overall they all have roughly the same shape.   There is a solid block [...]

Understanding Your Body – Rotator Cuff Tendinitis

Tendinitis When a tendon gets irritated or inflamed the medical term for it is tendinitis.  This is similar to how your skin reacts to too much sun.  Normal use, pressure, and tension suddenly cause pain.  Rest, avoiding continued irritation, and time are usually all that is necessary to allow the problem to resolve. Rotator Cuff [...]

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