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21 July 2017
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What is calcaneal apophysitis?

21 July 2017, Comments: 0

Calcaneal apophysitis is characterized as sore inflammation of the growth plate in the heel. It generally develops among children ages 8-14 years old since […]


12 July 2017
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What is spondylolisthesis?

12 July 2017, Comments: 0

Spondylolisthesis is a condition where one of the spinal bones slips out of place onto the vertebra beneath it. In case it slips excessively, […]


26 June 2017
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What is coccydynia?

26 June 2017, Comments: 0

Coccydynia is pain or discomfort in or around the coccyx region or tailbone. In most instances, the cause is unknown. The other possible causes […]


2 March 2017
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What is sacroiliitis?

2 March 2017, Comments: 0

Sacroiliitis is one of the inflammatory conditions affecting the spinal column. It is also one of the components of various conditions such as Crohn’s […]


25 February 2017
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Carpal boss

25 February 2017, Comments: 0

Carpal boss or bossing is a common condition due to the natural wear and tear of the joints at the rear part of the […]