Muscles and Tendons Information Center
Swelling of the tendons or ligaments of the bones due to a certain injury or an illness is known as inflammation of ligaments or enthesopathy. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment, home remedies and lifestyle changes for inflammation of ligaments or Enthesopathy.
Stiff Person Syndrome is an extremely rare neurological condition which affects the nervous system of the body. An individual with Stiff Person Syndrome will experience muscles spasms with severe pain stimulated normally by noise, touch, and most commonly emotional stress. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment and prognosis of stiff person syndrome.
In Inclusion Body Myositis, the inflammatory cells invade the muscle tissues resulting in muscle degeneration. As of now, there is no treatment for Inclusion Body Myositis. The long term prognosis of Inclusion Body Myositis is not good as the disease is unresponsive to the current treatment available. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment and prognosis of inclusion body myositis.
Floppy Infant Syndrome which is also known by the name of Infantile Hypotonia is a pathological condition of the musculoskeletal system in which there is decreased tone of the muscles at birth. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment and prognosis of floppy infant syndrome.
Muscle Injuries are also termed as muscle strains or muscle pulls. Muscle Injuries occur as a result of excessive strain being put on the muscles and the tendons which attach these muscles to the bones. Know the symptoms, risk factors, treatment, recovery period, types and risk factors of muscle injuries.
When tendons due to some sort of injury or other reason become inflamed or irritated then that condition is termed as Tendinitis. Tendinitis can result in significant pain and restricted range of motion for the affected individual. Know the causes, symptoms and treatment of tendinitis.
In order to perform fine motor skills, it is important that there is coordination and balance of the skeletal, neurological and muscular function. If there is any disturbance in any of these, then it causes difficulty in performing fine motor skills. Know what can cause difficulty of fine motor skills and how to improve it as well as exercises to improve fine motor skills.
Fibrosarcoma is a tumor. Fibrosarcoma can occur as a primary or even a secondary tumor of the bone or as a tumor of soft-tissue mass. There are 2 major types of fibrosarcoma which are primary fibrosarcoma and secondary fibrosarcoma. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment, surgery, prognosis, recovey, home remedies and prevention of fibrosarcoma.
In medical terminology, loss of muscle mass and strength is termed as Sarcopenia. Know what causes loss of muscle strength with age and ways to retain it.
Tendon Tears are not common but can be pretty debilitating as they tend to cause severe excruciating pain and if left untreated may even render an individual permanently disabled. Tendon Tear can be treated either conservatively or through surgery depending on the type of tear. Incomplete or partial tear of the tendon can take up to 8 weeks to completely heal.
A muscle sprain is a condition, which occurs as a result of tearing or stretching of the ligaments. A person can experience a mild or severe muscle sprain. Know the causes, signs, symptoms, treatment, healing time and prevention of muscle sprain.