Skeletal System

By: Janette & Nelly

Function of System

Support, movement, protection, blood cell production, calcium storage and endocrine regulation — that enable us to move through our daily lives.

The roles of bones, ligaments, muscles, tendons and nerves in human movement.

Bones: protective and supportive framework

Ligaments: connects the bones

Muscles: movement of the human body

Nerves: send signals to other cells

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2 Major Disorders

Osteoporosis- as bone mineral density decreases bones loose their integral strength age hormone status and diet all play a vital role in osteoporosis bones become progressively weak and are prone to fractured with minor trauma

signs- back pain caused by fractured or collapsed vertebra

loss of height over time

a stooped posture

a bone fracture that occurs much more easily than expected

treatment exercise seat up straight

Clubfoot

Clubfoot is a birth defect resulting one or both feet pointing inward and downward this makes learning to walk difficult and specialized orthopedic therapy or surgery is often required the medical term for this condition is talipes equinovarus

signs-although clubfoot looks uncomfortable it does not cuase pain or discomfort