Paget's disease of bone interferes with your body's normal recycling process, in which new bone tissue gradually replaces old bone tissue. Over time, the disease can cause affected bones to become fragile and misshapen. Paget's disease of bone most commonly occurs in the pelvis, skull, spine and legs.
An aponeurosis of the palm of the hand that consists of a superficial longitudinal layer continuous with the tendon of the palmaris longus and of a deeper transverse layer.
Peripheral neuropathy, a result of damage to the nerves outside of the brain and spinal cord (peripheral nerves), often causes weakness, numbness and pain, usually in your hands and feet. It can also affect other areas of your body.
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is currently used in different medical fields. ... PRP is a biological product defined as a portion of the plasma fraction of autologous blood with a platelet concentration above the baseline.
A form of exercise that involves rapid and repeated stretching and contracting of the muscles, designed to increase strength.
further back in position; of or nearer the rear or hind end.
A lumbar fusion is a type of back operation where two or more vertebrae, which are usually separated by a disc, are allowed to grow together or “fuse” into one long bone. The purpose of a fusion is to reduce the pain created by motion of the vertebrae.
An artificial body part, such as a limb, a heart, or a breast implant.