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Neck Pain: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2011 Edition, ScholarlyPaper
18 pages
Neck Pain: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2011 Edition, ScholarlyPaper

According to a study from the United States, “This case study describes a patient with long-standing rheumatoid arthritis of the cervical spine who presented with significant bone destruction, gross joint derangement, and a potentially life- threatening complication, basilar invagination with brain stem compression. The pathophysiology, clinical presentation, imaging, and surgical management are discussed.” “A 67-year-old female presented to a chiropractic clinic with chronic neck pain ...

Surgical Pathology of the Head and Neck, Second Edition,
736 pages
Surgical Pathology of the Head and Neck, Second Edition,

Acute Gouty Arthritis The initial attack is typically monoarticular and involves a peripheral joint, usually the great toe (podagra) in 50- 75% of the cases, but occasionally the ankle, wrist, heel, or knee. The onset is sudden, reaches a maximum intensity in a few hours, and will resolve spontaneously in a few days to weeks if left untreated. Such attacks may be precipitated by prolonged fasting, excessive alcohol consumption, surgery, joint trauma, or ingestion of drugs that interfere with ...

Arthritis and Arthroplasty, The hip
428 pages
Arthritis and Arthroplasty, The hip

Acetabular Preparation l Once the femoral head is dislocated, the head-neck template is used to indicate the minimal head that could be achieved; this, in turn, indicates the smallest acetabular component possible. l The acetabulum is exposed by circumferential retraction. l The transverse acetabular ligament is identified and used to orientate the acetabulum and, if necessary, excised to give a clearer view of the acetabulum. l Reaming is then carried out as for any hemispherical ...

Practical Neurology
864 pages
Practical Neurology

Neck pain from degenerative arthritis of the neck is of epidemic proportion (60% to 80%) in the elderly population. Etiology. Degenerative arthritis of the cervical spine occasionally manifests as early as the third decade of life but is much more common with increasing age. Disc dehydration and disc space narrowing with osteophyte formation are a process that occurs naturally with age. Facet arthritis also occurs. Small nerve fibers innervating the disc and facet can be involved, and ...

Skeletal Trauma, Basic Science, Management, and Reconstruction
2784 pages
Skeletal Trauma, Basic Science, Management, and Reconstruction

Recent reports that employ the AOFAS hindfoot score, the Ankle Osteoarthritis Scale (AOS), and the Short Musculoskeletal Functional Assessment (SMFA), demonstrate favorable functional outcome after ORIF for talar neck fractures in patients without hindfoot or ankle malalignment or post-traumatic arthritis.338 In contrast, patients with malalignment experienced significantly more pain and dysfunction and demonstrated earlier arthritic progression. This investigation also noted that ...

Arthritis In Neck - News


Old and loving it
Old and loving it In the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study published in the October 2007 issue of Arthritis Care & Research, the researchers studied the effect of physical activity, in various degrees of intensity, frequency and duration, on knee structures in a

Woman Slips, Falls, Sues Darien Housing Authy.
Attorneys for the town are scheduled to meet with a local woman who is suing the Darien Housing Authority after stepping into a weather-damaged sidewalk at one of its complexes more than two years ago and suffering a broken tooth, ankle injuries and

What to do about Neck Arthritis And Pain?
If pain and stiffness associated with neck arthritis causes your quality of live to go down, I hope you are willing to work with movement and exercise. An exercise program that's tailored to your condition, i.e. the kind you get from your doctor or

Slithery wonders
Since ancient times, snakes have been used in traditional treatments to treat a myriad of health problems, including chronic skin diseases, arthritis, convulsions, paralysis and erectile dysfunction. Although none of these treatments have actually been

LETTER: Public employees are 'regular people,' too
The price of this security? Twenty-eight-plus years of working the overnight shift. For this opportunity I have developed plantar fasciitis, two hernias, three bulging disks in my lower back, arthritis in my hands and neck from all the repetitive