Musculoskeletal Conditions

Musculoskeletal conditions affect the movement of the body through the muscles, joints, ligaments or bones. Learn about common ailments here.

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Flat Feet

Flat feet don't always mean a life sentence of pain from the waist down. Learn about some of the common contributors to flat feet and whether they are the cause of discomfort or the result of poor conditioning.


Being a Tattoo Artist Is a Pain in the Neck — Literally

A first-of-its-kind study looks at the physical stresses of being a tattoo artist.

Daily Coffee May Lower Risk of Both Liver Disease and Multiple Sclerosis

New studies find links between regular coffee intake and lowered risks for cirrhosis and multiple sclerosis, but you've got to drink a significant amount.

What the Heck is Tech Neck? How Millennials Could Be the Wrinkliest Generation

Are turkey necks the next man bun? Turns out smartphone use can increase the wrinkle factor for saggy skin known as "tech neck."

Can you really get a bone infection?

Although it's uncommon, bones can get infected — and it can be pretty serious stuff.

Can kids with cerebral palsy still play outside?

Approximately 800,000 Americans have cerebral palsy. Learn more about whether kids with CP are able to play outside from this article.

Flat Feet

Flat feet don't always mean a life sentence of pain from the waist down. Learn about some of the common contributors to flat feet and whether they are the cause of discomfort or the result of poor conditioning.

Function of the Shoulder Blades

The shoulder blade provides the foundation for proper shoulder joint function and shoulder health. Learn about the purpose of the shoulder blades and find out what problems can prohibit proper function.

Shin Pain

Shin pain often afflicts people who have just begun a walking or running routine, and it usually goes away over time. Learn about the causes of shin pain and what you can do to ease the pain.

Pain in the shoulders, or even just one shoulder, can be nearly debilitating. Learn about complications associated with shoulder and rotator cuff injuries and irritations.

Cerebral Palsy

Pregnant women have a lot to worry about, and cerebral palsy is one of those worries. The brain damage that causes CP happens in the womb, during childbirth or in early childhood, and some cases are quite serious.