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muscle disease characterized by the simultaneous inflammation and weakening of voluntary muscles in many parts
the surgical division of a tendon for relief of a deformity caused be abnormal shortening of a muscle
the permanent tightening of fascia, muscles, tendons, ligaments, or skin that occurs when normally elastic connective tissues are replaced with nonelastic fibrous tissues
carpal tunnel syndrome
occurs when the median nerve is compressed as it passes through the narrow area in the wrist
stiff neck due to spasmodic contraction of the neck muscles that pull the head toward the affected side
the study of human factors that affect the design and operation of tools and the work environment
a neuromuscular disorder characterized by the slow relaxation of the muscles after a voluntary contraction
chronic fatigue syndrome (cfs)
a debilitating and complex disorder characterized by profound fatigue that is not improve by bed res and may be made worse by physical or mental activity
specialized soft tissue manipulation technique used to ease the pain of conditions such as fibromyalgia
pain in the leg muscles that occurs during exercise and is relieved by rest
testing and recording neuromuscular activity by the electric stimulation of nerves
painful inflammation of the achilles tendon caused by excessive stress being placed
involves the compression of the nerves and blood vessels due to swelling withing the enclosed space created by the fascia that separates groups of muscles
occurs when inflamed and swollen tendons are caught in the narrow space between the bones withing the shoulder joint
hardened deposits in the plantar fascia that can be one of the causes of plantar fascilitis
the loss of sensation and voluntary muscle movements through disease or injury to its nerve supply
the sheet of fibrous connective tissue that covers, supports, and separates muscles or groups of muscles
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