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Arthritis

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Osteoarthritis often results from years of accumulated wear and tear on joints and tends to occur more frequently in the hips, knees, and finger joints.

Hip Animation

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A hip fracture is a break in the upper quarter of the femur (thigh) bone. The extent of the break depends on the forces that are involved. The type of surgery used to treat a hip fracture is primarily based on the bones and soft tissues affected or on the level of the fracture.

Introduction to Erectile Dysfunction

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Erectile dysfunction (ED), also known as impotence, is a type of sexual dysfunction characterized by the inability to develop or maintain an erection of the penis during sexual activity. Erectile dysfunction can have psychological consequences as it can be tied to relationship difficulties and se...

Interview with an Anorexic Woman (Part 2 of 2)

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Anorexia is a psychological disorder that affects an individual’s relationship with food and causes an unrealistic view of one’s body image. It affects both men and women of all ages but is more prevalent in women, with 0.3 – 1.0% of all women being affected. The age of onset tends to be mi...

Interview with an Anorexic Woman (Part 1 of 2)

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Anorexia is a psychological disorder that affects an individual’s relationship with food and causes an unrealistic view of one’s body image. It affects both men and women of all ages but is more prevalent in women, with 0.3 – 1.0% of all women being affected. The age of onset tends to be mi...

Introduction to Pre-eclampsia

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Pre-eclampsia (PE) is a disorder of pregnancy characterized by the onset of high blood pressure and often a significant amount of protein in the urine. When it arises, the condition begins after 20 weeks of pregnancy. In severe disease there may be red blood cell breakdown, a low blood platelet c...

Hip and Thigh Movement Animation

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- The 3 hamstring muscles (biceps femoris, semimembranosus and semitendinosus) – these muscles form most of the flesh of the back of the thigh; they flex the knee and extend the hip; - Gluteus maximus muscle (buttock); and, - Gracilis, sartorius and plantaris muscles.

Fractures Animation

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Types of fractures: - Colles' - Pott's - Compression - Vertebral compression - Epiphyseal - Stress - Hip Closed, or simple–A completely internal break that does not involve a break in the skin (x-ray of the tibia and fibula). Note the break in the fibula (smaller bone). Open, or co...

Brain Lobes Animation

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The brain’s cerebral cortex is the outermost layer that gives the brain its characteristic wrinkly appearance. The cerebral cortex is divided lengthways into two cerebral hemispheres connected by the corpus callosum. Traditionally, each of the hemispheres has been divided into four lobes: front...

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