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  1. Picture of the Feet

    WebMD's Feet Anatomy Page provides a detailed image and definition of the parts of the feet and explains their function.

  2. Picture of the Armpit

    WebMD discusess the anatomy of the armpit. Find a detailed diagram and information about the function of the parts of the armpit.

  3. Picture of the Shoulder

    WebMD's Shoulder Anatomy Page provides an image of the parts of the shoulder and describes its function, shoulder problems, and more.

  4. Office Ergonomics - Topic Overview

    What is ergonomics? Ergonomics is the study of how your body interacts with your environment when you perform a task or activity. Ergonomics often involves arranging your environment-including equipment, tools, lighting, and how you do a task-to fit you and the activity you are doing. Office ergonomics focuses on arranging your work environment to fit your needs while you do your job. When your ..

  5. Groin Problems and Injuries - Topic Overview

    The groin areas are located on each side of the body in the folds where the abdomen joins the legs. The pubic area lies between the two groin areas.

  6. Spinal Decompression for Neck Pain - Topic Overview

    Spinal decompression surgery reduces pressure on the spinal cord or spinal nerve roots and may reduce neck pain. To relieve the pressure,your doctor may remove: Bony growths (osteophytes) and fibrous tissue that are narrowing the spinal canal and pressing on spinal nerve roots. Parts of the vertebrae (laminectomy) to enlarge the spinal canal,to relieve pressure on the spinal nerve roots. ...

  7. Wrist Splint for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Topic Overview

    A wrist splint is a brace that looks like a fingerless glove and that stabilizes your wrist in a straight and sometimes slightly bent-back position. Wearing a wrist splint minimizes pressure on the median nerve and allows you a period of "relative rest" from movements that make carpal tunnel syndrome worse. Think about these guidelines when you use a wrist splint: When worn to stabilize the ...

  8. Open Carpal Tunnel Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    During open carpal tunnel release surgery, the transverse carpal ligament is cut, which releases pressure on the median nerve and relieves the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.

  9. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - When To Call a Doctor

    Symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome include tingling, numbness, weakness, or pain in your fingers or hand that has not gone away after 2 weeks of home treatment.

  10. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Topic Overview

    What is carpal tunnel syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome is a specific group of symptoms that can include tingling, numbness, weakness, or pain in the fingers, thumb, hand, and occasionally in the arm.

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