Welcome to the Bones, Joints, and Muscles Studies Page

About Bones, Joints, and Muscles

Bones, joints, and muscles act as scaffolding for the body. Bones are a living part of the body that anchor the softer organs while also shielding them from harm. Conditions like scoliosis can twist the spinal column while other conditions, like osteoporosis, can weaken bones and make breaks more likely. Joints are the connections between bones, held together by ligaments. Muscles are attached to bones by tendons which allows them to move joints. If muscles, ligaments, and tendons are put under too much tension or irritation, they can become torn, strained, or inflamed. Research that helps us learn more about bones, joints, and muscles could provide many with improved support, flexibility and movement.

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  Chronic Pain, Tendonitis, Arthritis, Other Bones, Joints, and Muscles, Osteoporosis

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