Muscles and Tendons Information Center

Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) or Muscle Cancer: Types, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment- Surgery

Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) is a rare type of cancer, which develops or originates in the muscles. It is a type of soft tissue sarcoma.1 According...

Centronuclear Myopathy (CNM): Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment- PT, Surgery

Myopathy is a medical disorder in which the muscle fibers in our body start malfunctioning resulting in a variety of symptoms.1 Some types of...

Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) or Muscular Dystrophy: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Duchenne's muscular dystrophy is also known as Muscular dystrophy - Duchenne type, and pseudohypertrophic muscular dystrophy. Duchenne's muscular dystrophy is one of the nine types...

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig’s Disease: Symptoms, Treatment

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis also called as Lou Gehrig's disease is a disease of the motor neurons, in fact it is the most common of...

What is Spasticity? Its Causes Symptoms and Treatment Options

What is Spasticity? Spasticity is a disorder of the muscles where an individual is not able to control their muscles and they feel tense or...

Shaking of Legs or Leg Tremors: Classification, Types, Causes, Tests, Treatment

There are many causes for shaking of the legs or leg tremors.1 They may develop due to a central nervous system disease or due...

Chronic Compartment Syndrome or Exercise-Induced Compartment Syndrome

Chronic Compartment Syndrome is also known as Exercise-Induced Compartment Syndrome and Exertional Compartment Syndrome. Chronic Compartment Syndrome is a rare exercise-induced neuromuscular disorder that often...

Fibromyalgia (FM or FMS): Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Prognosis, Treatment, Tests

What is Fibromyalgia (FM or FMS)? Fibromyalgia is a chronic somatic disease of muscles, tendons, ligaments and joints.1 Pain observed is widespread and localized over...

FAQ on Fibromyalgia: Symptoms, 11 Painful Trigger Points, Causes, Risk Factors

What is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a chronic somatic disease of muscles, tendon, ligaments and joints.1 Is Fibromyalgia a Common Disease? Fibromyalgia is not a common disease like...

Myofascial Pain Syndrome or Chronic Myofascial Pain: Types, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Prognosis, Pathophysiology

What is Myofascial Pain Syndrome or Chronic Myofascial Pain? Myofascial pain syndrome or chronic myofascial pain is a chronic pain disorder characterized by chronic pain...
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