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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We know science rarely says anything good about sitting all day. But did you know that if spend too much time on your bum, you could end up killing it?

By Kristen Hall-Geisler

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

By Chris Opfer

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

By Debra Ronca


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.

By the editors of PureHealthMD

At first, you're tired all the time. The migraines set in, along with tingling and temporary vision loss. Your doctors are stumped -- until the MRI and spinal tap reveal the culprit behind your pain: multiple sclerosis.

By Shanna Freeman

Parkinson's disease damages the brain cells that allow muscles to move smoothly. Who gets this neurodegenerative condition, and is there a cure on the horizon?

By Stephanie Watson

What if your muscles, tendons and ligaments turned to bone? What if you formed a second skeleton on top of the one you already have? That's what happens with FOP.

By Katie Lambert


Feet are among the most complex and hardest-working body parts we have--no wonder they get injured every now and then. Learn how to ease, treat, or even avoid, the pain of blisters, gout, ankle sprains, fallen arches, and other ailments in your feet.

By Michael King

Sometimes, too much of a good thing can hurt. And if you've aggravated your bursa -- a fluid-filled cavity that protects and lubricate your joints -- it's not something to be ignored.

By Kevin P. Allen