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Leg problems

Musculoskeletal problems

The musculoskeletal system is a type of organ system that allows for movement and stability of the body and consists of bones, muscles, joints, tendons, cartilage, ligaments, bursae (fluid-filled sacs), and other connective tissue.

Rest those restless legs

Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) is the biggest cause of sleeping problems – yet many people, doctors included, aren’t even aware the condition exists or that it can be treated.

Angina of the leg

Angina of the leg (claudication) is a symptom of a peripheral vascular disease termed arteriosclerosis obliterans.

Danger lurking in your veins

Staying put during those long-haul flights may be more than just uncomfortable it may have ill effects on your health, and could even kill you.

Leg/skin ulcers

Skin ulcers are open sores that are often accompanied by the sloughing-off (shedding) of inflamed tissue. Skin ulcers can be caused by a variety of events, such as trauma, exposure to extreme temperatures or corrosive material, or problems with blood circulation.

Rustelose bene sindroom

Rustelose bene sindroom is die grootste oorsaak van slaapprobleme. Tog weet baie pasiënte en dokters nie dat dié toestand bestaan – en behandel kan word nie.

Tired, heavy legs may indicate CVI

Standing exerts enormous strain on the veins, up to 10 times that of other postures. No wonder modern man - and women - suffer from chronic venous insufficiency (CVI).

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