What is bone spurring?

Answer Bone spurs are bony growths that can appear on any bone but most commonly appear on a select few. They often do not cause any problems and many do not require treatment. Doctors typically discover ... Read More »

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What is the scientific name for the bone that's connected to the knee bone?

The knee bone, also known as the patella, is directly connected to the tibia, or shin bone. The connection is made by the patellar ligament, which runs from the bottom of the patella to the tibial ... Read More »

What do bone mass calculations mean on bone density tests?

A bone mass measurement test is the most reliable method for predicting bone fractures and diagnosing osteoporosis, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation.SignificanceBone mass tests can... Read More »

Can babies be born with bone fractures or bone diseases causing them?

Is it possible to break a bone and not even KNOW you have a broken bone?

yes i work in an ER and we actually had a pt that came in today said she had fallen on concrete about 2 weeks ago ....her friend was actually brought up here in an ambulance and she just figured th... Read More »