Musculoskeletal disorders, or MSDs, are injuries of the muscles, nerves, tendons, ligaments, joints, cartilage, or spinal discs. Here you will find information and other resources for various MSDs.
American Society of Temporomandibular Surgeons
The American Society of Temporomandibular Surgeons (ASTMJS) is a non profit organization for specialist surgeons who work with the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). The website also has a diagnosis document to help patients and doctors determine the nature of TMJ problems. You can also view video clips showing TMJ anatomy and dysfunction.
A support website for people with spinal cord injuries and their carers and family. The site contains a forum area for peer support into all aspects of this injury.
Brittle Bone Society
The Brittle Bone Society is a non-profit organization which gives support to anyone affected by the rare genetic condition which leads to severe, painful fractures and eventual disability.
Hybermobility Syndrome Association
The Hybermobility Syndrome Association (HMSA) is a charitable organization that seeks to help people diagnosed with this condition. The website also has two medical articles on this condition including "Pain and the Hybermobility Syndrome" by Dr Rodney Grahame.
Joshua Frase Foundation
The Joshua Frase Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting ongoing medical research for myotubular myopathy and other related congenital myopathies.
National Marfan Foundation
The National Marfan Foundation is an organization that seeks to help patients and their families recover from Marfan syndrome and related disorders. The website also has advice on how to search for a doctor to help you with this illness. You can also find out about clinical trials underway to test new treatments.
NeuroExam is a website that provides information on neurological biology and health. You can learn about the medical exams that can measure mental status, motor skills, coordination, cranial nerves and other aspects of mental health. The website also provides medical videos that help you understand neurological medicine.
The NeurologyLinx web site provides medical news and information in neurology from medical journals; aimed at physicians.
Web site describes Rickets; including its alternate names, the causes, the symptoms, as well as its treatment, risk factors, and statistics of incidence throughout history.
Rickets: Vitamin D Deficiency
Web site explains functions of Vitamin D; complete with RDA intake suggestions, symptoms of deficiency, as well as diagnosis and treatment of Rickets.
Provides a reference point of information about sports medicine and all related fields. Includes information about occupational therapy, massage therapy, athletic training and more.
Web site provides information on the latest medical research into tendon and ligament repetitive strain injuries and other musculoskeletal disorders similar to Tendonitis.
Syracuse orthopedic surgeons at this clinic combine decades of experience and knowledge of current research to identify the best treatment and surgical options to effectively manage orthopedic problems.
Virtual Sports Injury Clinic
Provides free diagnosis on hundreds of sports injuries and subscription only content on rehabilitation and massage videos.