WebMD investigates possible causes of joint pain and how to treat it, both at home and with medications under a doctor’s supervision.
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.
Picture of the Knee
WebMD's Knee Anatomy Page provides a detailed image and definition of the knee and its parts including ligaments, bones, and muscles.
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.
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.
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 ..
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.
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. ...
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 ...
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.