Muscoskeletal Diseases

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  1. Autoimmune disease that includes chronic pain and stiffness of the spine.
    Ankylosing Spondylitis
  2. Chronic rheumatoid inflammatory disease of the vertebrae and the joints beween the spine and pelvis
    Chronic rheumatoid
  3. Inflammation of tendons
  4. A metabolic disorder of the joint, and is characterized by hyperuricemia urate deposits. More common in males
  5. Injury to a ligament that gradually heals, though the healing may take months
  6. Infection, trauma, overuse, rheumatoid arthritis, and gout
    Causes of Bursitis
  7. Inflammation of the bursa
  8. Results from a deterioration of cartilage and overgrowth of bone due to wear and tear on the joint
  9. An autoimmune disorder that affects the small joints of the hand, wrists, and feet by the body seeing the joints as foreign and makes antibodies to destroy parts of the joint
    Rheumatoid Arthritis
  10. Inflammation of bone marrow, bone tissue, and periosteum caused by infection
  11. Lack of vitamin D or calcium
    Causes of Rickets
  12. Term for osteomalacia in children and is reversible with treatment
  13. Soft bones, a waddling gait, and chronic fatigue
    Symptoms of Osteomalacia
  14. Softening of bones, the adult equivalent of rickets
  15. Hormonal changes, lack of vitamin D, inactivity, prolonged use of steroids and heparin
    Symptoms of Osteopenia
  16. Decreased bone density and is considered by many doctors to be the precursor to osteroporosis
  17. A loss of bone tissue resulting in brittle bones that are prone to fracture
  18. Most common Denervation Atrophy
    Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  19. Atrophy that is caused by peripheral neuropathies and motor neuron diseases
    Denervation Atrophy
  20. Atrophy that affects people who are bedridden, have limbs in casts, or are inactive for other reasons
    Disuse Atrophy
  21. A decrease in the size of muscles
  22. Has symptoms of painful burning, gnawing, or soreness at rest or after mild exertion, and stiffness of muscles on arising that can last all day. Can also be fatigue and exhaustion
  23. A chronic muscle pain syndrome that has no cure, but is not progressive, crippling, or life threatening.
  24. Painful sensations caused by over-exercise, lack of blood flow, severe cold, and prolonged titanic contractions
    Muscle Cramps
  25. An injury to a muscle in which the muscle fibers tear as a result of overstretching
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Muscoskeletal Diseases
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