Bone lesions are lumps or masses of abnormal tissue produced when cells within the bone start to divide uncontrollably. They can stem from an injury or infection, and they may result in bone tumors. Symptoms may include pain, stiffness, or sometimes a painless lump. The outlook will depend on the cause. Find out more.
In levoscoliosis, the spine twists to the left. There is not usually any obvious cause, but some medical conditions, traumatic injury, and wear and tear can trigger it. Complications include difficulty breathing and loss of sensation. Find out more about this condition, and how treatments and exercise can help.
Hairline fractures are small cracks in a bone that occur after stress is placed on the lower leg. The condition can often happen to athletes. This MNT Knowledge Center article discusses the risk factors, causes, and symptoms of a hairline fracture, as well as how to treat one.
A new study reveals that the protein Cbf-beta switches progenitor cells from creating bone-producing cells to creating fat cells in bone marrow instead.
Trimalleolar fracture is a specific injury in the ankle, where three areas known as the malleoli break simultaneously. Learn about treatments and recovery.
Anterolisthesis involves a misalignment of bones in the spine, usually found in the lower back. This MNT Knowledge Center looks at the causes of anterolisthesis, such as blunt force trauma, and ways in which is diagnosed. The article also examines the symptoms, as well as the available treatment options
A new study finds that targeting the body’s aging-related cells maintains and increases bone formation and improves bone mass and strength in aging mice.
Colles fracture is the medical name for a broken wrist. In this article, learn about the causes of Colles fractures, how they can be treated, and recovery.
In this MNT Knowledge article, learn about osteopenia, in which bones have low bone density, a common sign of aging that is less serious than osteoporosis but does not generally show symptoms. How does it differ from osteoporosis, what causes it, and how can a person prevent and treat osteopenia? Find out here.
Anterior pelvic tilt is when the pelvis, which includes the hip and pubic bones, tilts forward. It causes poor posture and is usually due to a combination of weak and tight muscles. Here, learn how to use specific exercises to correct anterior pelvic tilt. We also cover the causes and complications of this condition.