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Specner's technique of the hip - adduction

Adduction means moving toward as opposed abduction in joint movement.

Orthopedics summary

Orthopedics aims at the treatment of health problems of the musculoskeletal system. This includes your bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscles.

Neck
Common problems: Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, herniated disk, injury.

Shoulder
Common problems: Dislocation, separation, rotator cuff injuries, frozen shoulder, fracture (break), arthritis, sprains and strains, bursitis.

Spine
Common problems: Back pain from injuries, herniated disks, spinal stenosis.

Elbow
Common problems: Bursitis, tendinitis (including "tennis elbow"), overuse, traumatic or repetitive injuries.

Wrist
Common problems: Arthritis (osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis), bursitis, osteoporosis, fracture, tendinitis, sprains, carpal tunnel syndrome.

Knee
Common problems: Osteoarthritis, sprains and strains, rheumatoid arthritis, sports injuries (ligaments and tendons), bursitis.

Hip
Common problems: Osteoporosis, fracture, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, bursitis.

Ankle
Common problems: Sprains, strains, bursitis, tendonitis (Achilles tendinitis).

Foot
Common problems: Arthritis, tendinitis, gout, toe fractures, bursitis (big toe).


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