Nerves and Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis: Effects on Sensory Nerves Close to one million individuals in the United States live with the autoimmune neurodegenerative disease, multiple sclerosis. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects the nerves within the central nerve system. These nerves can be found in the brain and the …

Understanding Arthritis of the Thumb

The course objective I focused on was the progressive impact of aging on tissue. I chose to research arthritis of the thumb, also known as the CMC joint arthritis. My project walks you through the various steps from defining what it is, to the symptoms, causes, explain who is at risk of developing it, when you should see a doctor, and what happens during the doctor’s office visit. I also briefly explain the treatments available for this type of arthritis such as non-surgical, intermittent out of office procedure, and surgical. I chose to use the comic strip art to walk the reader through a fun and easy model to get a better understanding of arthritis of the thumb.

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Ehlers- Danlos Syndrome and its Effect on the 4 Major Types of Tissues

In this project I covered the objective of describing the four major types of tissues, which are epithelial, connective, muscle, and nervous tissue. I made the connection of how Ehlers- Danlos Syndrome affects these types of tissues and went into the why and how. My artwork depicts the effects of …