Joint: synovial

A synovial joint is the type of joint found between bones that move against each other, such as the joints


What is an epidural? An epidural is a spinal procedure that delivers anaesthetic or painkilling drugs to the nerves that

Bell’s palsy

Bell’s palsy is a sudden weakness (paralysis) in the muscles on one side of the face. This produces a strange,

Neuropathy in diabetes

What is diabetic neuropathy? Neuropathy in diabetes is also called diabetic nerve damage or diabetic neuropathy. People with diabetes mellitus

Male menopause

As they age, many men worry about what they might expect and whether there is such a thing as the

Brain health in old age

With life expectancy on the rise, quality of life in our later years is becoming increasingly important. So keeping our

Teething: Some signs and treatments

Teething is the process when a baby’s first (primary) teeth emerge through the gums. They usually arrive in a set

Parkinson’s symptoms

Parkinson’s is a progressive neurological condition, which is characterised by both motor (movement) and non-motor symptoms. The provisional medical diagnosis

Neck pain: symptoms and causes

Your neck is a complex interlocking structure consisting of bones, joints, nerves, muscles, tendons and ligaments. Its main job is

Temporomandibular joint disorders

Your temporomandibular joint (also referred to as TMJ) is the joint just in front of each ear, where your jaw

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