Posts in the ‘Anatomy & Physiology’ Category

Mysterious Science of Pain Video

The Mysterious Science Of Pain [VIDEO] – Joshua W. Pate

We will all deal with pain at some point in our lives. Unfortunately, some of us will experience it more than others. And some will even endure chronic pain — pain lasting for more than 3 months.  A recent study showed that in 2016, “approximately 20 percent of U.S. adults had chronic pain and 8

quadrangular space

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 Research

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