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This video shows what it's like to get an MRI.
Learn about some common medical tests and procedures - how they work and why people
need them - in these articles and videos for teens.
A compression fracture of the spine is when one of the vertebrae (bones that form
the spine) collapses. Find out more in this article for teens.
Strokes are more common in older adults, but teens can have one too. This "brain attack"
happens when blood flow to the brain stops, even for a second.
Sometimes a bad cut that gets infected can lead to even worse things, like a bone
infection called osteomyelitis. The easiest way to protect yourself is to practice
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The key to healing meniscus tears is not to get back into play too quickly. Find out
what meniscus tears are and how to treat them.
A good, stable connection at your hip joint is what lets you walk, run, make that
jump shot, and shake it on the dance floor. But in some teens – particularly those
who are obese – the hip joint is weakened by slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE).
Jumper's knee is an overuse injury that happens when frequent jumping, running, and
changing direction damages the patellar tendon.
Panner's disease is a painful bone condition linked to overuse of the elbow. A teen
with Panner's disease needs to avoid all activities that cause pain so the bone can