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  • lateral
  • Some practitioners are performing lateral branch blocks to diagnose SI joint pain. (spine-health.com)
  • The lateral branch nerves are small nerves that branch off the sacral spinal nerves and provide sensation to the joint. (spine-health.com)
  • A lateral branch block might be performed to determine if a patient is a candidate for a radiofrequency nerve ablation to provide longer lasting relief of the pain associated with SI joint dysfunction. (spine-health.com)
  • diagnosis
  • If the patient experiences 75-80% pain relief for the normal duration of the anesthetic, a tentative diagnosis of SI joint dysfunction is made. (spine-health.com)
  • pain
  • Joint inflammation and/or dysfunction in this area can cause pain. (spine-health.com)
  • The injection is performed using the same technique as a diagnostic SI joint injection, except that anti-inflammatory medication (corticosteroid) is included in the injection to provide pain relief by reducing inflammation within the joint. (spine-health.com)
  • interosseous talocalc
  • The main ligament of the joint is the interosseous talocalcaneal ligament , a thick, strong band of two partially joined fibers that bind the talus and calcaneus. (wikipedia.org)
  • eliminates
  • When used for new walls, joint compound effectively eliminates all blemishes from the surface of the drywall, such as fasteners, damage, or drywall tape. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fusing joints eliminates their motion and reduces flexibility. (arthritis.org)
  • surfaces
  • The flexibility and plastic qualities of joint compound make it a very versatile material both as sealer or finishing coat for wall surfaces, and also in decorative applications that range from machine sprayed texturing to hand-trowelled or even hand-crafted and sculptural finishes. (wikipedia.org)
  • In North America the application of joint mud and drywall tape sealer and trowelled joint compound on gypsum panels is a standard construction technique for painted wall and ceiling surfaces. (wikipedia.org)
  • continuous
  • In this procedure surgeons use pins, plates, rods or other hardware to join two or more bones in the ankles, wrists, thumbs, fingers or spine, making one continuous joint. (arthritis.org)
  • clinical
  • Recently, Ken Urish, MD​ , received a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Clinical Translation Science Institute at the University of Pittsburgh to support his efforts in developing new clinical treatment approaches for infected joints in place of surgery. (upmc.com)
  • commonly
  • Most people are familiar with glucosamine and chondroitin, and they are commonly thought of as the first line of defense in treating joint problems. (infohorse.com)
  • defense
  • The National Guard of the United States is a joint activity of the United States Department of Defense composed of reserve components of the United States Army and the United States Air Force. (usingenglish.com)
  • horses
  • We are happy to tell you- about Technyflex® and how it can help restore your horses and dogs to optimal joint comfort and activity! (infohorse.com)
  • A stifling problem Introduction to the types of joints in horses. (wikipedia.org)
  • skull
  • Other joints such as sutures between the bones of the skull permit very little movement (only during birth) in order to protect the brain and the sense organs. (wikipedia.org)
  • aircraft
  • Hirth's joints were first used in aircraft engine crankshafts . (wikipedia.org)
  • The USAF RC-135V/W RIVET JOINT surveillance aircraft are equipped with an extensive array of sophisticated intelligence gathering equipment enabling military specialists to monitor the electronic activity of adversaries. (globalsecurity.org)
  • The fleet of 14 RIVET JOINT aircraft increased to 15 in late 1999 with the addition of a converted C-135B. (globalsecurity.org)
  • The RIVET JOINT aircraft are capable of conducting ELINT and COMINT intercept operations against targets at ranges of up to 240 kilometers [in contrast to the 280 kilometer intercept range of the higher-flying U- (globalsecurity.org)
  • The RIVET JOINT aircraft operated by the 55th Wing, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. (globalsecurity.org)
  • During most contingencies, it deploys to the theater of operations with the airborne elements of TACS (AWACS, ABCCC, Joint STARS, etc.) and is connected to the aircraft via datalinks and voice as required. (globalsecurity.org)
  • There is little question that the most sophisticated and capable collection system today is the 85000 System onboard the RIVET JOINT aircraft. (globalsecurity.org)
  • often
  • When your horse or dog starts to limp, walk stiffly or show signs of joint discomfort, often the first step is a often trip to the vet. (infohorse.com)
  • After trying other options, pet parents and animal owners may often look for other types of joint health supplements. (infohorse.com)
  • A large number of cylinders and often the need for reduction gears and supercharger drives made it impractical to manufacture a one-piece crankshaft, so Hirth joints were used to couple the sections. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hirth-like joints are often found on camera support equipment, where they are called rosettes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Checks that are payable to more than one party often require this joint endorsement. (investopedia.com)
  • Acknowledging that "co-authorship is often difficult to allocate" the policy calls for authorship to be allocated "generously" in favor of students in cases of joint professor/student research. (umass.edu)
  • This procedure is very durable, and results should last a lifetime.People who have weight-bearing joints fused can often take part safely in high-impact physical activity. (arthritis.org)
  • mobility
  • Joint Association's main activities are related to Erasmus+ Programme, created by the Directorate-General for Education and Culture of the European Commission, which aims at promoting youth mobility opportunities and at enhancing the skills of young people, organizations and trainers. (idealist.org)
  • type
  • Structural classification names and divides joints according to the type of binding tissue that connects the bones to each other. (wikipedia.org)
  • A Hirth joint or Hirth coupling is a type of mechanical connection named after its developer Albert Hirth. (wikipedia.org)
  • Drying type joint compounds are vinyl based and harden when they dry by evaporation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Setting type joint compounds come in powder form and are mixed with water immediately before use. (wikipedia.org)
  • The type of endorsement that is required on any type of joint account. (investopedia.com)
  • surgery
  • Joint Replacement Surgery","http://videoserver.upmc.com/iPhone-src/OTJOINTREPLACEMENTipad.mp4","Dr. Anthony DiGioia discusses the approach to care for people with joint pain. (upmc.com)
  • Many women and men with hip, knee, and other joint pain never pursue treatment due to anxiety regarding surgery, but Magee's approach makes our patients feel more cared for and comfortable. (upmc.com)
  • When nonoperative treatments, such as pain management​ , lose their effectiveness, you might consider joint replacement surgery. (upmc.com)
  • The jury is still out as to whether [arthroscopy] can actually stop the further deterioration of the joint," says Mathias P. Bostrom, MD, an orthopaedic surgeon at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. (arthritis.org)
  • ball
  • I bought one from Ebay: The JTC Tools Universal Ball Joint Separator #1727. (google.com)
  • This will ensure that the taper joint (where the ball joint stud fits into the control arm tapered hole) keeps the stud from moving when removing the castle nut. (google.com)
  • Reinstall it until its bottom is flush with the bottom of the ball joint bolt, per the suggestion of Honda newsgroup regulars Eric and Tegger. (google.com)
  • The factory service manuals and my Chilton's manual are a little vague about using any particular special tool on the lower control arm ball joints (as compared to other ball joints in the front suspension). (google.com)
  • The ball joint separated with a loud "snap" about mid-way through the bolt advance. (google.com)
  • The torque required to get the ball joint apart was not excessive. (google.com)
  • Lift the control arm using a scissors jack (pushing just a little inboard of the ball joint stud) against the weight of the car. (google.com)