Flexor tendon injuries can be devastating, life-changing events. The flexor tendons are the ‘ropes’ that make your fingers move. If they get cut, it’s a very big problem. 29 more words
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Distal Biceps Tendon Ruptures are common among men, middle aged and older. They can happen in women and younger men as well. Smoking leads to a 5x increase in the rate of rupture because smoking decreases the blood supply to the tendon so that it can’t repair itself as between episodes of
Which means Welcome to Japan!
Japan holds a special place in my heart as I spent the early years of my childhood in Yokohama . The last time I was in Japan was a decade ago and I did not see myself visiting the country any time soon, so when my Dad invited me to follow him and my Mum, I was more than happy to. 3,871 more words
What is Collagen?
Collagen is a group of naturally occurring proteins found in all animals, especially in the flesh and connective tissues of mammals. It is the main component of connective tissue and is the most abundant protein in mammals, making up about 25% to 35% of the whole-body protein content. 146 more words