Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

MWP Orthopaedic

New words

Anti-inflammatory Drug that reduces inflammation
Bone marrow Soft substance inside bones
Bronchitis Inflammation of the bronchi (tubes connecting the windpipe to the lungs; also the smaller tubes within the lungs)
Cartilage Hard, but flexible, substance which forms part of the skeleton
Diathermy Production of heat in a part of the body by means of high-frequency electric current passed from electrodes placed on the skin
Disc Rounded flattened structure such as an intervertebral disc (back bone)
Hydrotherapy Treatment using water, eg baths
Ligaments Tough band of fibrous tissue that links two bones together at a joint (joint capsule)
Manipulation Use of the hands to produce movement of bones, joint or soft tissues as part of treatment
Massage Manipulation of the soft tissue of the body
Menopause The end of reproductive life in women when menstruation finally stops
Metabolism The sum of all the chemical and physical changes that take place within the body and enable its continued growth and functioning
Osteoporosis Abnormality in which bones become dense and brittle and tend to fracture; common in the elderly
Platelets Small disc-shaped bodies in the blood which play an important role in coagulation
Percussion Diagnostic technique for examining the chest or abdomen by tapping it with the fingers and listening to the resonance of the sound produced
Postural drainage Technique that enables a person w lungs are clogged with sputum to drain them
Respiratory system The organs and tissues that enable air to pass in and out of the body (lungs), ie breathing
Sputum (phlegm) Mucous material released from glands in the walls of the main airways in the lungs
Tendon Tough cord that attaches the end of a muscles to a bone
TENS Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation – pain relief by the application of tiny electrical impulses to nerve endings under the skin
Ultrasound Ultrasonic waves – sound waves of extremely high frequency that cannot be heard by the human ear
Created by: Carmelita Reuben
Popular Miscellaneous sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards