musculoskeletal system

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musculoskeletal system

the basis of locomotion in vertebrates, which is the contraction of MUSCLES against a skeleton.
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- Advance and integrate manual lymphatic drainage skills with orthopedic manual therapy skills to include system management of the musculo-skeletal system, the nervous system, the vascular system, the lymphatic system, and the endocrine system during and post breast cancer treatment.
The musculo-skeletal system, especially the joints, is overstressed.
After the 440 volts finished its 5-second tour of his musculo-skeletal system, and after he came to and decided he wasn't too crazy about the tingling sensation left behind by the aforementioned voltage, shipmates helped him to medical.
All in all corsets can be deemed good for the entire musculo-skeletal system, as well as being beneficial to the sense of well-being/looking good of the mother.
The level of impact that occurs when walking promotes bone formation and strengthens the musculo-skeletal system, preventing conditions like osteoporosis.
He could also try taking salt-free glucosamine (500mg) one tablet twice daily, to help strengthen his musculo-skeletal system.
It is estimated there are currently 20 million sports-related injuries each year in the UK, with one in 10 of all GP consultations linked to problems of the musculo-skeletal system.
OSTEOPATHY is a system of diagnosis and treatment whose main emphasis is on conditions affecting the musculo-skeletal system. Osteopaths use predominantly gentle manual and manipulative methods of treatment to restore and maintain proper body functions.
Osteopathy is based on the idea that much ill-health comes from problems with the musculo-skeletal system -o bones, muscles, tendons, nerves and the spinal column.