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Is hanging from a bar contraindicated in the case of a shoulder dislocation history with labrum damage?

I have just found a book by John Kirsch "Shoulder Pain? The Solution & Prevention" (see also here and here) which promotes hanging form a bar with extended arms ("dead hang") as (partial) ...
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What are the differences between internal organs between sub-saharan Africans and Northern Europeans? [closed]

(I'll aim this question mostly at surgeons who may have done a lot of surgeries in different countries or countries with a lots of diverse ethnic groups.) Lets take as examples a typical Norwegian ...
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Why is it difficult to produce much force/power on a sprained leg during exercise?

Lately, during exercise, I've found it difficult to produce more force/power on my leg which is sprained, why is this? what's the physiological/anatomical explanation of this?
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Does blood pressure have a daily pattern?

before nothing I am not a doctor, I am a simple programmer that likes to read about medicial sciencies. I've read in this book that the blood pressure it very important; is it really? Then I have ...
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Where do I find an interactive 3D model of the human anatomy?

For medical students and more generally for learning purposes, an open-source website with a 3D human body model, in which we can "navigate" (zoom and move/walk), a little bit like a "Google ...
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Good popular informative video guides to human anatomy? [closed]

Can you recommend visually illustrative, but still scientifically justified video guides with exhaustive commentary to organs and/or systems of the human body? I'd like to familiarize myself with ...
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Supracondylar Fracture to the Humerus

Why does a supracondylar fracture lead to a median nerve injury and not the ulnar? According to one of Gray's Anatomy Review's practice questions, it was the median. Doesn't the median nerve pass in ...
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What are the names of surgical instruments?

My questions Please tell me the names of scissors (1) and (2) of the following figure. Please also refer to the differences in characteristics of (1) and (2) for the case when we use ...
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How much electromagnetic radiation applied to skin will cause pain?

Is there any research on how much EM radiation applied to human skin will cause significant pain (I guess an appropriate unit of measurement for the amount of radiation would be Watt/cm^2, not sure ...
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Does the iliofemoral ligament prevent the hips from tilting during walking?

I'm reading about the actions of iliofemoral ligament (pic related) I know that it prevents overextension, does it play any role during the motion of walking? I.e. does it prevent the hips from ...
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X is related posteriorly to Y [closed]

I asked this question in the English language section but was advised to repost this question in this section instead. So, if "X is posterior to Y" means "X is behind Y". Then, if the statement is "...
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Cause of distal convergence in anterior teeth

In anterior teeth, the distal side of the incisal edge is more curved than the mesial side. Furthermore, the incisal edge slopes distally, and the cingulum twists towards the distal side. Why does ...
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Do uteruses return to their original size after a full-term birth or are they slightly bigger than one that's never grown?

Assume these two uteruses we're talking about are healthy. A uterus is about the size of a plum. After postpartum, would a uterus that carried a full-term infant return to it's original size or ...
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Where might “Counter side Ax” be located? (Description of tumor location)

From a clinical trial article: The table describes the locations in which breast cancer tumors recurred in patients. I think that Ax means "axillary" or "axilla", but I don't understand the whole ...
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Could a high TSH level mean a problem with the pituitary gland?

When our physician suspects we might have a problem with our thyroid he sends us to check the TSH level in our blood. If there is a lot of TSH in the blood it means that the thyroid can't work quickly ...
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Lesion of the Nn. fibulares

The N. fibularis communis splits at the Caput fibulae into two separate branches. While the N. fibularis superficialis innervates the muscles in the Compartimentum cruris fibularis, the N. fibularis ...
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Calculate blood coming out from cut blood vessel per minute

I am probably searching for some math equation which takes BPM and some specific blood vessel index to calculate blood outcome.(maybe including hearth entropy) If for example we took right subclavian ...
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Abnormal shrinkage of the eyeball

Is there a condition which describes an abnormal shrinkage of the eyeball? That is, a counterpart to buphthalmos (an abnormal enlargement of the eyeball).
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Meatus acusticus externus

I have a question referring to the external auditory canal. Is the convex bending of the auditory canal usually strong enough, that any object (like a water jet or something) can not directly hit the ...
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What would be the impact of taking a 1 cell thick slice down the middle of a person [closed]

Would the brain be damaged, or would everything just stick itself together instantly?
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What is the name for an underdeveloped MCP joint in the thumb?

Lets say a person is born with both thumbs unable to "bend" more than 5 degrees at the MCP joint (center or middle joint). This picture is of a thumb bending well over 45 degrees at the same joint.
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What is the distal portion of the ribs?

Today I read an article about "rib subtotal removal" for plastic surgeries for "Waistline reduction". In the article, the author (Dr Barry) mentioned "Only the most outer or distal portion of the ribs ...
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Resources for human anatomy

What are preferably free and preferably PDF filetype online resources that one can use to study the basic anatomy of the human body? Disclaimer I feel like these would be great for Health.SE as we ...
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When did the physicians realize that knowledge of internal anatomy can help in healing the patient?

When did the physicians realize that knowledge of internal anatomy can help in healing the patient? I know that human dissections were rare until 15-16c. But there were earlier cultures like the ...