Essays Tagged: "tendons"

Biology notes on "The Muscular System."

e to move around. The muscles are attached to the bones by strips of dense connective tissue called tendons. The origin is one end of the muscle which remains stationary during a muscle contraction. T ... A sprain is a torn or overly stretched muscle, ligament, or tendon. If excessive stress causes the tendons that the muscles attach to bone to become inflamed, then tendonitis results, which is an ext ...

(1 pages) 53 0 4.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Repetetive Strain Injury (RSI)

e. When the soft tissue is strained, after a while, the can become tiny tears in in the muscles and tendons, which can escalade and cause permanant tissue damage and disability. Repetitive strain inju ... have RSI as trying to ignore the problem may result in serious injury to your muscles, nerves, and tendons.Correct keyboarding and posture have everything to do with RSI. By being able to correctly k ...

(2 pages) 24 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

What is Fibromyalgia

ndition which refers to aches and pains that originate in the joints and bones, as well as muscles, tendons, and even ligaments. Does that sound painful enough yet? Do not worry it gets worse.What cau ...

(8 pages) 75 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Tendinitis Report

tach the muscles to the bones. A sheath of tissue similar to the lining of joints usually surrounds tendons. The condition that causes pain and tenderness outside the joint is most common around the s ... nal athlete to develop the condition. The incidence of tendonitis increases with age as muscles and tendons lose their elasticity.It is important to seek medical advice when you have tendonitis, howev ...

(4 pages) 30 1 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

An explication of "Late Poem to My Father."

formed in front of the fire, thetiny bones inside his soultwisted in greenstick fractures, the smalltendons that hold the heart in placesnapped. And what they did to youyou did not do to me. When I lo ... med in front of the fire. She describes her father's childhood experiences as having "snapped" the "tendons that hold the heart in place" and having twisted the bones in his soul. Her father, because ...

(4 pages) 22 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Method to Madness.

ings were up to Dante, I would automatically be thrown in, no questions asked, with those who have "tendons strained by sin" (Dante 139, 114) because that is what I partake in more often than others a ...

(6 pages) 14 0 1.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Repetitive Strain Injury.

Repetitive strain injuries (RSI) are a category of injuries involving damage to muscles, tendons and nerves caused by overuse or misuse. Any combination of the following things can lead to ...

(1 pages) 15 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: definition, causes, treatment, prevention.

udes the median nerve. This injury originates from the compression of the median nerve and swelling tendons.ANATOMICAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL DESCRIPTIONIn the wrist there is a band known as the carpal tun ... carpal ligament(Appendix, fig 1). The components of the hand that run through the carpal tunnel are tendons and median nerve. The carpal tunnel is formed by the ligament on top and the carp wrist bone ...

(6 pages) 12 0 3.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The Delicate Legs of Horses

d acts (Smith 63). A daily exam should be done on the horseto look for soft swelling, thickening of tendons, hard lumps, and any areas of heat(Smith 63). A check to see if there is a strong digital pu ... When nursing ahorse back to health four thing need to be guarded against: infection, founder,bowed tendons, and stress-triggered disease (Kilby 71).Joint injuries are one of the worst to harm perform ...

(12 pages) 27 0 2.3 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology


t could be done, is trying it's hardest to keep it all inside of your body. All of your muscles and tendons would tense up and you'd feel like you could clear a five-story building with one leap. Even ...

(4 pages) 10 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Role Model

nsive surgery to repair them. I also needed physical therapy to rebuild the lost muscle and damaged tendons. It was doable, I just needed to concentrate and focus on getting better.I don't know why I ...

(4 pages) 17 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Fall that Started it All

nsive surgery to repair them. I also needed physical therapy to rebuild the torn muscle and damaged tendons. For the first time in my life, I needed to focus my energy on getting well.I turned the cor ...

(3 pages) 307 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Microscopic Structure of the mammalian gaseous exchange system

ig's trotter as to investigate deep in the bone the skin must be first cut off without damaging the tendons and the cartilage beneath. Also, I would expect the trotter might be damaged when it is slic ... en the fluid in the surrounding the soft tissue builds up and eventually would lead to joint pains. Tendons are tough as they are less susceptible to damage. They are composed of special cells called ...

(1 pages) 1048 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This essay is about the patella tendon or patella ligament and the injury to it called Patellar Tendonitis.

when kicking a ball.Patellar tendonitis is a condition that is depicted as an injury affecting the tendons that connects the patella or kneecap to the tibia or shinbone. It occurs when the tendon, or ...

(3 pages) 1574 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine