In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Muscles are attached to bones by tough bands of connective tissue called tendons.
- Local hospitals treated dozens of inflamed tendons and burst blood vessels.
- Muscles, tendons and joints generally lose some strength and flexibility as you age.
- Never do any bouncing or jerky motions or you could strain or tear muscles, ligaments or tendons.
- The tendon is the strong, white fibrous tissues that connect muscles to bones.
- The pain you feel is at the point where the tendons from the forearm muscle attach to the bone.
- Skeletal muscles are connected to the bones via tendons.
- Muscles, tendons and ligaments surrounding the spine form a strong, flexible and supportive structure.
- The patella, or kneecap, is a floating bone within the tendon of the quadriceps muscle group.
- These injuries consist of tiny tears in parts of the tendons and muscle coverings.
- Ligaments, tendons and collagen depend on a steady intake of vitamin C to stay strong and healthy.
- Your rotator cuff is made up of the muscles and tendons in your shoulder.
- Warming up properly is one of the best ways to avoid injuries to your muscles, ligaments and tendons.
- Each finger has two flexor tendons and one extensor tendon.
- Exercise without a proper warm-up is very taxing to the muscles, tendons, ligaments, and joints.
- Fibromyalgia is a common condition that causes pain in muscles, joints, ligaments and tendons.
- Collagen is the structural protein in skin, cartilage, tendons, ligaments, and bones.
- Muscle, tendon, ligaments and cartilage all take considerable time to heal.
- A physical examination will determine if damage to tissue, nerves, tendons, or bone has occurred.
- Ligaments and tendons can get stronger, but at a much slower rate than the muscles that surround them.
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