All the variety of movements that constantly occur in the body, provides the muscles. Thanks to them, the body is kept in balance and moves in space, the respiratory movements of the chest and diaphragm, eye movements, voice formation, swallowing, the most important functions of the internal organs, including the heart, are carried out.
There are smooth and striated muscles. Continue reading
Trying on a twelve-year-old son a new shirt, you noticed that his back was round. They looked more closely and saw what they had not previously paid attention to; the angles of the blades are very prominent. Now ask him to bend down and touch the floor with his fingertips. Not enough? This means that you have reason to show your son to an orthopedic doctor, since these three signs may indicate the onset of the spinal cord disease – juvenile kyphosis. It is called adolescent because it is most commonly found in adolescents, and boys are 3–4 times more likely to be sick than girls. Continue reading