musculoskeletal system

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Noun1.musculoskeletal system - the system of muscles and tendons and ligaments and bones and joints and associated tissues that move the body and maintain its form
body, organic structure, physical structure - the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being); "he felt as if his whole body were on fire"
system - a group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts; "the body has a system of organs for digestion"
muscle system, muscular structure, musculature - the muscular system of an organism
skeletal system, systema skeletale, skeleton, frame - the hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal
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The impact of breathing patterns on our musculo-skeletal system, and indeed the whole person, is rapidly gaining momentum in physiotherapy practice.
Content is organized by the body's interaction with the environment, from moving through the environment (the musculo-skeletal system, the nervous system, the senses) through protection from the environment (immunity, infection, epidemiology, cancer), and thriving in the environment (the cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, and urinary systems).
These advanced clinical treatment techniques will allow experienced therapists to build on their current expertise by being inclusive of all the major systems involved in the medical treatment of breast cancer patients, namely the musculo-skeletal system, the nervous system, the vascular system, the lymphatic system, and the endocrine system.
After the 440 volts finished its 5-second tour of his musculo-skeletal system, and after he came to and decided he wasn't too crazy about the tingling sensation left behind by the aforementioned voltage, shipmates helped him to medical.
All in all corsets can be deemed good for the entire musculo-skeletal system, as well as being beneficial to the sense of well-being/looking good of the mother.
The level of impact that occurs when walking promotes bone formation and strengthens the musculo-skeletal system, preventing conditions like osteoporosis.
He could also try taking salt-free glucosamine (500mg) one tablet twice daily, to help strengthen his musculo-skeletal system.