The Skeletal System

The Skeletal System is the framework of the body, consisting of 206 bones as well as a network of tendons that is made of tough band of fibrous collagen tissue connecting a muscle to bone, ligaments connecting bones to joint and cartilage that allows some flexibility of movement. The skeletal system serves 4 functions: (1) … Read more

Dr Zamulko Bone Health Issues

1) Dr. Zamulko’s lecture on bone’s health revealed few bone problems that humans may experience as they advance in age (Zamulko, 2015). The first problem is osteoporosis. This condition is described by Dr. Zamulko (2015) as loss of bone density. Osteoporosis can be primary or secondary. Primary osteoporosis is a disease that develops as the … Read more

Osteoporosis Report

Twenty years ago osteoporosis was a word used mainly by researchers and physicians. Over the past few years, there has been an explosion of information about this condition that can cause severe pain and crippling. No cure is known yet, but ways to lessen your potential for osteoporosis have been identified. Today, one in three … Read more