PD Dr. med. habil. Bastian Marquab, Specialist in Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery

Tendons connect bones and muscles and serve to transmit force: When a muscle contracts (contraction), the pull on the tendon moves the bone connected to it – a movement occurs. In various parts of the body, our tendons are surrounded by protective sheaths of connective tissue called tendon sheaths. Overuse or improper use of the attaching muscles can lead to inflammatory irritation of these tendon sheaths: The affected person suffers from an acute Tendovaginitis, medical term tendovaginitis.

Most often, this disease occurs in people who work with computer screens in the wrist area. In running athletes, tendovaginitis also occurs in the foot or lower leg. Patients suffering from tendovaginitis can only move their hand with pain. They are severely restricted professionally and in their everyday activities.

A child sits in a high chair and eats - it has a rash around its mouth

Hand-foot-and-mouth disease predominantly affects children under ten years of age. As a rule, the viral infection is harmless. But it is very contagious. With careful hygiene, the risk of spreading the disease can be contained.

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Adolescents with anorexia look at themselves in the mirror

Anorexia nervosa is the third most common disorder in female adolescence. However, the eating disorder can also occur in later years of life – and in men. Anorexics sometimes starve themselves to a life-threatening underweight by severely restricting their food intake, doing excessive sports or vomiting. Dr. med. Hans Peter Hofmann, specialist for psychosomatic medicine, psychiatry and psychotherapy informs about causes, consequences and therapy of the disease.

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Signs you need a rest day

When we’re feeling particularly motivated and eager to see results, we often push ourselves too hard in training. You may see hashtags like #nodaysoff on social media and think you have to work out every day to see results. The reality is different: Everyone is different. So in different training situations it is very important to listen to your body instead of going beyond your limits. Finally, the last thing you want is overwork resp. risking injuries.

Woman getting sick

Man dog

Many people decide to give a dog from the shelter or even a street dog from abroad a new and loving home. However straight with the topic Adoption of dogs from abroad there are some things that have to be considered.

How does it behave with the Entry requirements and which Duties come on the new owner of the dog? What if a dog is to be adopted from a country that is not part of the European Union?? And what to look out for when adopting a dog from a German shelter?

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Sometimes – for example due to a serious accident – an amputation is unavoidable. The surgical severing of a body part inevitably results in the severing of nerves, which in the further course can lead to complaints. But how exactly does nerve damage due to amputation manifest itself?? What is phantom limb pain?? And in what way can they be treated? We will answer these and other questions.

  • Amputation
  • Amputation reasons
  • Phantom limb pain
  • Phantom limb pain treatment

Man wearing a prosthetic leg due to an amputation

What is an amputation?

An amputation is the Separation of a body part in the course of an operation or an accident (for example, the loss of a finger during a mowing operation). In the context of medical interventions – for example, due to a circulatory disorder – the legs are among the limbs that are most frequently amputated. 1

What is a lucid dream? How does lucid dreaming work?

From our dreams probably for most people a certain fascination goes out. Not for nothing do z. B. countless books with dream research and dream interpretation.

After a lifetime of almost 40 years, we have slept an average of 13 years and spent about three of them in dreams. It’s just a pity if we can’t remember these dreamlike times so at all…

Wouldn’t it be great if we could influence our dreams and choose for ourselves what we dream or simply change unpleasant dreams to our liking?. The keyword in this context is: lucid dream.

For a long time, SSL encryption was considered only a "nice to have" by webmasters. But establishing a secure connection between client and server offers more benefits than you think.

At the latest since Google in August 2014 "https" declared to be a ranking factor, website operators should inform themselves about how encryption of their website works. Since the 1. January 2017 secure connections are also indicated by the specification of "https" are marked before the URL in the SERPs. However, there are still many websites that are offered without SSL encryption. In this article we will show you how to set up an SSL certificate for your website and what to look out for when doing so.

Which steps are necessary for SSL encryption??

  • Consider which SSL certificate you need.
  • Buy the certificate from a provider.
  • Install the SSL certificate on your server.
  • Select which folders, subpages etc. you want to decrypt. to be encrypted.
  • Check SSL encryption with a tool.

What is SSL?

SSL stands for "Secure Socket Layer and refers to an encryption protocol. Strictly speaking, SSL is the predecessor of TLS (Transport Layer Security), but the term SSL is used for both versions. TLS is a modified version of the last version of SSL, which eliminates some critical vulnerabilities of SSL. The use of an encryption protocol ensures that data transfers are encrypted and therefore more secure.

Car repairs under warranty or guarantee: who pays??
Car repairs under warranty or guarantee: who pays??

Car repairs under warranty or guarantee: who pays??

–> By Florian Wehner – Published on 5. December 2021
Category: Car purchase, Traffic law

1. Workshop visit after car purchase

The trip to the car repair shop after buying a car can have several reasons: Either it is a Repair due, because a defect has already occurred in the vehicle, or it is merely a routine Inspection, which should lead to a longer life of the vehicle.