Your Guide to Healthy Bones & Joints
Is the head bone connected to the neck bone? Or, is the metatarsal connected to the tarsal? Find out by "boning up" on your basic anatomy.
Orthopedic Conditions & Disorders
Head and shoulders, knees and toes—your skeleton and its supporting cast of ligaments, tendons, and muscles can face a range of conditions.
Osteoporosis thins and weakens bones to the point where they break easily. Chances are you know someone with osteoporosis; it affects millions.
When you break a bone, you may need a cast or crutches to help you heal. Sometimes a break is a sign of a more serious problem.
Even if you're in good shape, an exercise-related injury can strike when you least expect it.
Preventing Injuries at Work
Repeating a particular motion constantly, like using a computer mouse, can cause damage to tendons, muscles, and joints.
Know Your Risks
Osteoporosis is a disease that slowly weakens bones until they break easily. People who have a broken bone related to osteoporosis often experience a downward turn in their overall health.