Golgi Tendon Organs
Located at the musculotendinous junction, they are sensitive to changes in muscular tension and the rate of tension change. They cause the muscles to relax preventing them from being placed under excessive tension.
Peripheral Vascular Disease
A group of diseases in which blood vessels become restricted or blocked, typically as a result of atherosclerosis.
Arthritis primarily affecting connective tissues, in which there is a thickening of articular soft tissue, and extension of synovial tissue over articular cartilages that have become eroded.