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also known as the shinbone, is the larger weight-bearing bone in the anterior of the lower leg


smaller of the two bones in the lower leg


bones that make up the ankles


rounded bony protuberance on each side of the ankle


anklebone that articulates with the tibia and fibula


heel bone; largest of the tarsal bones


bones of the foot


bones of the toes(and fingers)


holds a Doctor of Chiropractic degree and specializes manipulative treatment of the disorgers originating from the misalignment of the spine

orthopedic surgeon

also known as an orthopedist; specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders involving the bones, joints, and muscles


field of knowledge relating to making and fittin of orthopedic appliances, such as a brance or splin to support, align, prevent, or correct deformities or to improve the function of movable parts of the body

osteopathic physicians

holds a Doctor of Osteopathy degree and specializes in treating helath problems by manipulation (change in the positions of the bones)


refers to any bone disease


holds a Doctor of Podiatry Medicine degree and specialized in diagnosing and treating diorders of the foot


physician who specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic diseases that are characterized by inflammation in the connective tissues


general term for a variety of acute and chronic condtiond characterized by inflammation and deterioration of connective tissues


loss or absence of mobility in a joint due to disease, an injury, or a surgical procedure


pain in a joint


stiffness of the joints, especially in the elderly


an inflammation of a bursa that is typically caused by reptitive movements


slow-growing benign tumor derived from cartilage cells


abnormal softening of the cartilage

hallux valgus

commonly known as bunion; an abnormal enlargemtn of the joint at the base of the great toe


also known as dislocation, is the dislocation or displacement of a bone fome its joint


partial displacement of a bone from its joint


inflammation fo the synovial membrane that results in swelling and pain

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