Synovia, more often called synovial fluid, is a viscous, non-Newtonian fluid found in the cavities of synovial joints.
Kyphosis (from Greek κυφός kyphos, a hump) refers to the abnormally excessive convex kyphotic curvature of the spine as it occurs in the cervical, thoracic and sacral regions.
Clinodactyly /ˈklaɪnˌoʊdæktɪli/ (from the Ancient Greek κλίνειν klínein meaning "to bend" and δάκτυλος dáktulos meaning "digit") is a medical term describing the curvature of a digit (a finger or toe) in the plane of the palm, most commonly the fifth finger (the "little finger") towards the adjacent fourth finger (the "ring finger").
List of human positions
Human positions refer to the different physical configurations that the human body can take.
Arthroscopy (also called arthroscopic surgery) is a minimally invasive surgical procedure on a joint in which an examination and sometimes treatment of damage is performed using an arthroscope, an endoscope that is inserted into the joint through a small incision.
The term lordosis refers to the normal inward lordotic curvature of the lumbar and cervical regions of the spine.
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a type of joint disease that results from breakdown of joint cartilage and underlying bone.
Osteophytes, commonly referred to as bone spurs are bony projections that form along joint margins.
Scoliosis is a medical condition in which a person's spine has a sideways curve.
In anatomy, the rotator cuff (sometimes incorrectly called a "rotator cup", "rotor cuff", or "rotary cup") is a group of muscles and their tendons that act to stabilize the shoulder.
Distraction osteogenesis is a procedure that uses the healing process that happens between surgically osteotomized bone segments and is also an important aspect of reconstructive surgery.
Plantar fasciitis is a disorder that results in pain in the heel and bottom of the foot.
Osseointegration derives from the Greek osteon, bone, and the Latin integrare, to make whole.
A walking stick is a device used by many people to facilitate walking, for fashion, or for defensive reasons.
Spondylolysis (spon-dee-low-lye-sis) is defined as a defect or stress fracture in the pars interarticularis of the vertebral arch.
A neutral spine or good posture refers to the "three natural curves [that] are present in a healthy spine.
Hip dysplasia, developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) or congenital dysplasia of the hip (CDH) is a congenital or developmental deformation or misalignment of the hip joint.
Bone resorption is resorption of bone tissue, that is, the process by which osteoclasts break down the tissue in bones and release the minerals, resulting in a transfer of calcium from bone tissue to the blood.
Outline of trauma & orthopedics
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to trauma & orthopaedics: Orthopedic surgery – branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system.
Index of trauma & orthopaedics articles
Orthopedic surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system.
Spastic cerebral palsy
Spastic cerebral palsy, sometimes also termed bilateral spasticity, is the type of cerebral palsy wherein spasticity (also known in some versions of colloquial English as "muscle tightness") is either the dominant or exclusive impairment present.