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Muscles and Bones

Muscles are defined as contractile tissue of the body, and their function is to produce force and cause motion. Bones are termed as dense connective tissue. They protect the various organs of the body and support the muscles when they move.

Our online support group will help you locate others who live with muscle and bone conditions and doctors who deal with it; right in your neighborhood or anywhere around the world.
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Ganglion Cysts - Ganglion Wrist

Ganglion cysts are the most common non-cancerous lumps that form in the hand. Though the appearance may be frightening, most of the time ganglion cysts/wrists are harmless.

For additional information on the causes and possible treatment of ganglion cysts, Medindia’s support group is where you need to be.

Gout

Gout is strongly associated with obesity, hypertension, hyperlipidemia and diabetes. Here, the blood contains abnormally high levels of uric acid. It is characterized by recurring attacks of joint inflammation (arthritis), deposits of hard lumps of uric acid, decreased kidney function.

Guard yourself against gout. Learn several precautionary tips and lifestyle revamp measures at this support group for gout.

Kyphosis

Kyphosis or a hunch back, can be caused by arthritis, osteoporosis, developmental problems or trauma. Exercises, braces, medication, and surgery can help those with hunched backs.

Join our online support group for people with hunchbacks and their families. Ask your questions to experts and share your experiences.

Lifestyle And Osteoporosis

The ‘porous bone’ condition is a very common disease associated with post-menopausal women, while also occasional occurring in men. Here, the bones become fragile and are more likely to break than before. If not prevented or if left untreated, osteoporosis can progress painlessly until a bone breaks.

For more details on the nutritional deficiencies that cause osteoporosis, its symptoms and the treatment options available, join our support group today.

Oligoarthritis / Arthritis In Children / Childhood Arthritis / Juvenile Arthritis

It is a little known fact that even children are susceptible to arthritis. Children with arthritis often find it difficult to cope up with the disease and treatment therefore has to be aimed at restoring the functional activity of the child such. It is also vital to ensure that joint and bone function, vision are preserved to the maximum possible extent.

To learn more and to connect with other parents and doctors, join our Childhood Arthritis support group today.

Osteoarthritis / Osteoarthrosis / Degenerative Disease

Osteoarthritis is a disease that leads to the degeneration of the cartilage that cushions bones in joints. As the cartilage degenerates, the bone becomes inflamed and painful and the joints become stiff and tender. Most often, osteoarthritis affects the hands, feet, knees and spine.

Join our support group for people with osteoarthritis to learn more about the disease and talk to experts.

Osteogenesis Imperfecta

OI, sometimes known as Brittle Bone Disease or "Lobstein syndrome", is a genetic bone disorder. It is usually because of deficiency in the Type 1 collagen that results in deficient connective tissue.

For more details on OI, Medindia’s support group is the place you should be.

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis, literally ‘holes in bones’, is a condition in which bones become less dense and fragile. A person with osteoporosis will have no pain, but can easily fracture her bones, especially bones of the wrist, spine or hip. Women are more likely to have osteoporosis.

Learn more about osteoporosis by joining our online group – you can ask questions, get answers from experts, and share experiences.

Others

Muscles are defined as contractile tissue of the body, and their function is to produce force and cause motion. Bones are termed as dense connective tissue. They protect the various organs of the body and support the muscles when they move.

Our online support group will help you locate others who live with muscle and bone conditions and doctors who deal with it; right in your neighborhood or anywhere around the world.

Pagets And Jaw Bone Diseases

Jaw bone diseases like Pagets relate to deformity in the jaws. Its proper diagnosis as an independent condition happened only recently, as routine radiographic examinations detected the condition in a number of individuals who were otherwise healthy

For more lowdown on the causes, symptoms and treatment of Pagets, joing our support group today.







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