Month: May 2020

Kyphoscoliosis

Kyphoscoliosis: Symptoms | Causes | Treatment

Understanding Kyphoscoliosis What is kyphoscoliosis? Kyphoscoliosis is an abnormal curve of the spine on two planes: the coronal plane, or side to side, and the saggital plane, or back to front. It’s a combined spinal abnormality of two other conditions: kyphosis and scoliosis. Scoliosis causes the spine to curve abnormally on the coronal plane, meaning it twists sideways. …

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Military Neck (Cervical Kyphosis): Symptoms | Causes | Treatment

Military Neck (Cervical Kyphosis) What is military neck? Military neck is an abnormal curve of the cervical spine that causes you to look like you’re “standing at attention.” The condition, called cervical kyphosis, doesn’t have anything to do with serving in the military. It can be caused by: a degenerative disc disease an iatrogenic disorder …

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Bleeding Diathesis

Bleeding Diathesis: Symptoms | Causes | Treatment

What to Know About Bleeding Diathesis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment Overview Bleeding diathesis means a tendency to bleed or bruise easily. The word “diathesis” comes from the ancient Greek word for “state” or “condition.” Most bleeding disorders occur when blood doesn’t clot properly. Symptoms of bleeding diathesis can range from mild to severe. The causes of …

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