Questions tagged [bones]

Questions pertaining to any of the pieces of hard, whitish tissue making up the skeleton in humans and other vertebrates.

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Should I meet with a chiropractor just for yearly “maintenance”?

Or are chiropractors just for special case problems? I'm asking because my health insurance lets me pick from several benefits and chiropractic operations are part of the benefits I'm considering.
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Can a Solid Bone-Like bone “extension” be used?

I've always wondered if instead of the silicon-based implants for some parts of the body, particularly the chin, could be substituted with a solid piece of material, maybe plastic or even titanium or ...
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Can performing “Yogasanas” regularly, help increase a person's existing height?

"Yogasanas" have some astonishing health benefits, but can it help in making a person taller? I've searched and found that some "Aasanas" do actually help besides performing "Suryanamaskar" (Sun ...
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What if you avoid popping your joints entirely?

This question is the opposite of Are there any side effects to cracking knuckles? . When you wake in the morning and stretch joints pop or crack. So what would happen health wise if you where to avoid ...
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Is it true that broken bone will never recover/restore its previous strength?

Is it true that broken bone will never return to its former state and regain its previous strength. I don't mean that it will be overly weak and fragile. Is the statement that a healed bone has a ...
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Who are some of the world's most recognized experts on the tailbone/coccyx?

Does anyone know of any researchers or practitioners that have extremely deep understanding of the tailbone/coccyx?
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I went through surgery and IM nail was placed in my leg, removed fear of infection because the OP site refused to close completely,

I had an accident over 1 year and 4 months ago and till today the OP site has not completely closed, although while dressing it I have seen some tiny bone fragments coming out about 5 times and it ...
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Are there any health concerns to regular consumption of liquified bone and marrow smoothie?

I blend up the cooked bone in my steaks into a savory smoothie. I like to think it's a superfood meal. I am, however, not a licensed/doctoral nutritionist, so I'm not sure about the health benefits or ...
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How would someone with medical experience treat a closed fracture of the tibia without proper equipment?

Let's assume a few people were stranded in the wilderness and didn't have access to proper medical equipment. One suffers a simple, closed fracture of the tibia right between knee and foot joint due ...
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Bone Demineralization in Situ

Very often, people need a surgery for lengthening, shortertening bones. Surgeons can perform osteotomy and place bone fragments in corrent position, or can place a distractor for further steps. Most ...
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What makes an airport luggage scanner different from an X-ray scanner used in a hospital

Once upon a time I had an great idea. Instead of checking if my bones were broken or not for a price. I would make it totally free by putting my arms in a scanner used in a building and show the ...
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Can “face pulling” or “bone pulling” really move/remodel bones in adults?

Face pulling is a technique some people use to try and move their maxillas/cheekbones/etc. more forward. It's basically biting on some object and slowly and steadily pulling with tension forward and ...