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Bionic Preacher: Rising Above Muscular Dystrophy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,930. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal
When Douglas Mehling came into the world in 1982, his dad and mom joined all other proud parents who hold high hopes and aspirations for their children. It wasn’t until he was four that they learned how his life would be overshadowed by Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. What followed was a lifetime filled with medical emergencies, innumerable challenges, humorous experiences, and countless victories.
Hammer Toes, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,450. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Hammer Toes, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Hammer toes are frequent painful deformities in the three middle toes where they seem always be bent There are three main causes: 1. Genes 2. Arthritis 3. Injury to toe X-ray may show extent of the deformity Treatment is by: Properly fitting shoes Padding prominent bony toe Pain killer Cortisone injection Surgery.
Claw Hand, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,260. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Claw Hand, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases. Claw hand is a deformity of the hand that causes abnormally bent or curved fingers The classic claw hand involves the flexion of the inter-phalangeal joints and hyperextension of the metacarpo-phalangeal joints with attempts to extend the digits Surgery is done to treat nerve or tendon anomalies causing the claw hand.
Hallux Valgus (Bunion), A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,500. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Hallux Valgus, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases. Hallux Valgus (Bunion) causes deformity of the big toe metatarsopharyngeal (MTP) joint in which there is medial enlargement and lateral deviation of the big toe. X-rays reveal the lateral deviation of the proximal phalanx and a medial exotosis Treatment is by: Wide-toed shoes Surgical removal of the bony exotosis.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the disease Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Its Treatments and Related Diseases. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is the compression of the median nerve in the carpal tunnel of the wrist. Symptoms are: Painful night tingling sensation of fingers Weakness of hand Diagnosis is by: Phalen's test Median Nerve conduction Treatment is by: Wrist splintage Surgical decompression Steroid injection.
Osteoporosis: An Avoidable Condition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
This eBook will discuss the skeletal system, the basics of bone loss and bone growth, and give you a simple plan to rebuild or maintain your bones.
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,680. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury, Diagnosis, Treatment and Related Conditions. Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are sport injuries most often a result of low-velocity, non-contact, slowing down injuries and direct force injuries. Most ligament injuries diagnoses are made: Examine knee MRI knee Treatment is by: Physiotherapy Braces Rebuild torn ligament Rehabilitation
Rheumatoid Arthritis, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,610. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Rheumatoid Arthritis, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases. Rheumatoid arthritis is the most common autoimmune arthritis. Joint inflammation creates: 1. Heat, 2. Swelling, 3. Pain, 4. Progressive joint destruction Diagnosis is by: Rheumatoid factor Anti-CCP antibody Joint MRI Treatment is by: Physiotherapy a. Steroids b. Methotrexate c. Infliximab d. Anakinra.
Degenerative Arthritis (Osteoarthritis) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,230. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Degenerative Arthritis (Osteoarthritis), Diagnosis,Treatment and Related Diseases. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative disorder of the joints due to aging and wear and tear. A diagnosis of OA is made by: Pain and stiffness of joint Loss of the joint space Bone spurs on x-ray Treatment is by: Physiotherapy Brace Painkiller Intra-articular steroid Joint replacement surgery.
Herniated Disk, (Slipped Disk) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,580. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Herniated Disk, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases. Herniated Disk is the prolapse of the inter-vertebral disk from protrusion of the nucleus pulposus of the disk out of its weakened ligamentous ring. Symptoms are Backache with pain shooting down the leg. Herniated disk is diagnosed on MRI. Treatment is by nerve relief: Spinal injection Laminectomy (disk removal).
Planter Fasciitis, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,930. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Plantar Fasciitis, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases. Plantar Fasciitis is a inflammation of the plantar fascia (which stretches from the calcaneum to the toes) typically featured by the pain in the heel worse in the morning and weight bearing exercises. Pain can occur one or both feet heel. Treatment is: 1. Rest 2. Heel pads 3. Exercises 4. Steroid injection.
Flat Foot (Pes Planus), A Simple Guide to The Condition, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,810. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Flat Foot, its Treatment and Related Diseases. Flat Foot is a common disorder of the foot featured by the depression or loss of the medial longitudinal arch of the foot and linked with valgus of the foot. Diagnosis is: X-rays show a loss of the normal arch of the foot Treatment is non-surgical with exercises to stretch and loosen tight heel cords, painkillers and relaxant.
PseudoGout, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the PseudoGout, Diagnosis, Treatment and Associated Diseases. Pseudogout (Calcium pyrophosphate dehydrate CPPD) is a joint condition linked with deposition of crystals of CPPD that can cause attacks of arthritis. Diagnosis is by the detection of the calcium pyrophosphate dehydrate crystals in joint fluid. Treatment may involve joint aspiration, injection of steroid and NSAIDs.
Writer’s Cramp (Hand Dystonia), A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Writer’s Cramp, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases. Writer’s cramp (a form of forearm and hand dystonia) is a disorder resulting from a focal dystonia that produces difficulty in writing. Prolonged periods of writing produce the cramping of hand muscles. The use of a keyboard instead of a pen may assist. The thalamic deep brain stimulation (DBS) has been helpful.
Scaphoid Fracture, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,770. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Scaphoid Fracture, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases. Scaphoid fracture is the carpal bone most often fractured. The scaphoid is normally fractured from hyperextension of the wrist, when falling on the outstretched hand. The anatomical snuffbox is tender if there is a scaphoid fracture. A small screw is placed into the scaphoid bone to join the displaced bones.
Pectus Carinatum, (Pigeon Chest) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Pectus Carinatum (Pigeon Chest) and its Treatments and Related Diseases. Pectus carinatum is a deformity of the chest characterized by a protrusion of the sternum and ribs like a pigeon chest. Chest exam, x-rays and CT scan can diagnose and evaluate the disorder. A brace may be used to treat children. Open surgical repair is done if there is lung or heart dysfunction.
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,630. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome, Diagnosis, Treatment and Related Conditions. Tarsal tunnel syndrome is a compression neuropathy of the posterior tibial nerve as it passes in the tarsal tunnel located behind the medial malleolus. It is due to pressure on the branches of the posterior tibial nerve. Treatment is by steroid injections, arch supports and surgical decompression of the nerve.
Meniscus Injuries, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Meniscus Injuries, Diagnosis, Treatment and Related Conditions. Meniscus injuries are the medical injuries in the shock-absorbing cartilage (meniscus) of the knee. Meniscus injuries are most often caused by twisting the knee joint MRI will show if there are meniscus injuries. Treatment is by rest, iced compression and painkillers. Surgery is repair of meniscus by arthroscopy.
DeQuervain Disease, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,390. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the De Quervain’s Disease, Treatment and Related Conditions. De Quervain’s Disease is the compression of the tendon sheath of one of the two tendons to the thumb at wrist region. There is swelling and pain of the thumb side of the wrist. Diagnosis is confirmed with CAT scan. Treatment is by rest and splinting, steroid injection and surgery to release the compressed tendon.
Sarcopenia, (Muscle Wasting) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,990. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Sarcopenia, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases. Sarcopenia is a medical disorder known as sarcopenia with aging which starts in the 30s when a person starts to lose muscle mass and function. Sarcopenia shows muscle atrophy leading to muscle weakness and reduced physical activity. The primary treatment for sarcopenia is exercise and the use of anabolic or sex hormones.