Posts in the ‘Anatomy & Physiology’ Category

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Quadrilateral (Quadrangular) Space Syndrome

Quadrilateral (or quadrangular) space syndrome is a situation where the axillary nerve in the posterior shoulder becomes compressed. Symptoms often include a dull shoulder ache and numbness or tingling down the arm, and can worsen when the arm is raised in the abducted position.

Anatomy of Awesome: Slow Motion Shaolin Warriors (VIDEO)

There are many practices that continue to remind me how amazing the human body is…yoga, breakdancing, and martial arts to name a few. So what do you get when you add Shaolin Warriors, slow motion film, and anatomy? AWESOME!!! Take a gander at these masters of motion fly through the air and get a quick

Myostatin Inhibiting Drugs & Muscle Development

A recent NPR article discusses the development of myostatin inhibiting drugs and their potential for abuse by athletes looking to get an advantage. Myostatin is a protein that limits muscle growth, essentially keeping us from turning into the Incredible Hulk. The drugs’ could potentially be used to treat muscular dystrophy or simply to aid in