Osteomalacia - the softening of the bone
Osteomalacia is a disease also known as the softening of bones or, less frequently, the rickets adults. Its occurrence and development is caused by defective bone mineralization and...
Generalized joint laxity
Generalized joint laxity, also referred to as hypermobility syndrome, was described for the first time in the sixties of the last century. It is a group of disorders which have their origin in the failure of correct functioning of the connective tissue.
Damage of the biceps brachii
The damage occurs suddenly, usually during activities. This muscle performs many movements: bending the shoulder joint, lifting the arm forward, bending the forearm. All these movements may occur simultaneously. The long head is also a depressor and stabilizer of the...
Stress in rheumatic diseases
Can stress negatively affect the health of the joints? Check how the course of a stress response in patients who are healthy and who are sick looks like, and also what side effects it produces in the immune system.
Congenital clubfoot, also called congenital talipes equinovarus (CTEV), is one of the most common deformity of the musculoskeletal system. It is estimated that in Europe it affects about 1-3/1000 children, occurring 2-3 times more frequently in boys than girls.
The structure and injuries of the joints
Fibrilation (chondromalacia) refers to the premature degenerative changes of the articular cartilage. The causes of the fibrillation have not been known yet, but they may include injuries...
Inflammation of the lateral epicondyle of the humeral bone
Inflammation of the lateral epicondyle of the humeral bone (enthesopathia epicondyli lateralis humeri) is commonly called the tennis elbow. This disease entity belongs to a group of enthesopathy, or diseases which affect the muscle attachments to the bones (so called...
Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RDS)
Reflex neurovascular dystrophy (RSD), also called causalgia or the complex regional pain syndrome(CRPS) , formerly known as the Sudeck’s athropy - from the name of a German surgeon who first described the syndrome...
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a disease caused by the long-lasting compression of the median nerve within the wrist , precisely in the carpal tunnel. It is the most common form of the compression neuropathy.
Painful shoulder syndrome
Painful shoulder syndrome is a kind of degenerative changes of the shoulder joint, also referred to as Dupley’s disease. These changes mostly affect people around 45-55 years old, regardless of gender.
Ankylosing spondylitis (spondyloarthritis ankylopoetica, AS) is also known as Bechterew's disease or Strumpell-Lorrain disease. It is a progressive, chronic disease basically affecting the joints of the spine, sacroiliac joints and...
Volkmann's syndrome , also called Volkmann's contracture or ischemic contracture , is a kind of muscle degeneration caused by the ischemia and accompanied by the necrosis of nerves.
Illness on one's request is now one of the greatest social problems. Degenerative changes of the spine refer to the premature wear of the tissues forming the functional connections of the bony elements in the spine, that is...
Bursitis, as the name implies, is inflammation of one or more synovial vesicles (pouches filled with fluid). The synovial bursae are located in places in places where the muscles and tendons move over the bones.