Alternative treatments for arthritic conditions
September 30, 2013 – 4:31 am | No Comment
Alternative therapies for arthritic conditions are inclusive of treatments like acupuncture or magnets, chondrotin or glucosamine. People having arthritis usually suffer with conditions like stress, stiffness, pain, and depression. So it is imperative that there are alternative treatments for arthritis, which will help patients cope with this in a better way and in a healthier manner. If you do not  [...]

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Carb Lovers Diet – Your Magic Bullet to Pounds Loss
January 31, 2011 – 12:05 am | 2 Comments
Carb Lovers Diet – Your Magic Bullet to Pounds Loss
For all those platoons of dieting communities who has been booed away from carbohydrates, a welcome respite finally. The carb lovers diet believes in putting the right carbohydrates back on dinning tables where they are needed as part of a wholesome dietetic intake. Carbohydrates aren’t the foe but actually our body’s favoured energy source & on careful selection, they could even assist a person in shedding pounds. Carb lovers diet is a healthful, calorie-controlled dietetic agenda that lays emphasis on healthful carbohydrates. Addition of ideal carbs to dietetic intake might be precisely what’s needed for feeling fullness, boosting energy & promoting weight loss. However, with all that constant brainwashing it’s never a simple job to convince the masses that carbohydrate intake isn’t all bad for you. Carbohydrates are a fine choice when appropriate selection is made & portion sizes are controlled. Carbohydrates laden with resistant starch might just do the trick while  [...]


Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy For Pain Relief
January 29, 2011 – 1:18 am | 2 Comments
Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy For Pain Relief
During 2010, eminent personages like Chris Canty (a DT at New York Giants with hams injury), infamous Tiger Woods (knee pain) & pitcher from Philadephia Phillies C. Lee (stomach) have been largely responsible for making a contentious pain treatment popular. Dubbed ‘platelet rich plasma therapy’ (PRP), it entails centrifugation of an individual’s blood till it has a strong blend of growth factors (protein/matter which aids in growth stimulation) & plasma cells. The resultant matter is then re-administered via jab form direct inside the injury-ridden tissue. Theoretically, the growth factors post-distillation ought to heal & enhance tissue health – that has been observed in a laboratory setting. Researchers operatively made lesion formations in the tendon & several tissue areas of animals and platelet rich plasma therapy was observed to nudge the injury-ridden tissue into swiftly forming novel blood vessel & collagen. In the interim, testaments by pro sportspersons  [...]


Pilates Exercise for a Stronger Back
January 28, 2011 – 3:08 am | 2 Comments
Pilates Exercise for a Stronger Back
Modification & fine-tuning of pilates exercise have been done for catering exclusively to back pain relief. Spinal Stretch Forwards Pilates Exercise Being seated erect with legs straightened & separated out to a somewhat broader distance as compared to hip thickness. Inhalation – Being seated up erect as much as possible from the spinal base. Flexing feet & reaching to the heel areas for engaging muscles of the legs. Arms must be shoulder-width away & straightened ahead with palm areas to face downward. Exhalation – Back is to be rounded to form the letter ‘c’ – scoop out the lower abdomen and then pull the rib area inward & eventually round head, neck forwards. On conclusion of the move, the entire back must be shaped as a ‘c’ and arms to reach forwards. Inhalation – Start stacking up the spinal column, vertebra-by-vertebra. While one performs the stretched forwards move, envisage as though one is hoisting the spine upwards & above a drum. Exhalation  [...]


Exercise Program for Lower Back Pain Respite
January 27, 2011 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Exercise Program for Lower Back Pain Respite
To ensure a future minus lower back pains & restraints on activities here is an exercise program that is uncomplicated & easy-to-do – sans the need of exercising equipments or costly memberships in gyms or fitness centers. Exercise Program for Stretching Back & Leg Areas Here are several stretching moves which help in relieving pains by taking away strain from the hip & lower back areas & might significantlylower progress to spinal arthritis. The following exercise program of lower back exercise forms are to be carried out painlessly. In case pains are sensed when doing the exercises then it always prudent to stop doing them and get examined by an experienced physiotherapist specializing in spinal treatment. Those people with existent lower back pains or some health problem must firstly get examined by a doctor & get apt assistance on the right manner of doing the below mentioned exercises by spinal expert. Muscle Piriformis Stretches The muscle Piriformis is  [...]


Yoga Sun Salutations for a Slimmer, Toned Body
January 26, 2011 – 12:05 am | 2 Comments
Yoga Sun Salutations for a Slimmer, Toned Body
Easily own flattish abs & taut butts by doing these simple yoga sun salutations. The objective is holding on to every pose for the analogous extent of time. Begin by doing a single inhalation & exhalation in every pose. In case this is feeling too hurried then spending three to five breaths (single inhalation & exhalation), thrice or five times in every yoga sun salutations posture is highly recommended. Sun salutation pose# 1: Mountain Pose Standing with the hallux or great toe of both legs making contact with heel regions of legs placed at a slight distance away. Lifting the knees & rolling the thigh region inwards and tuck coccyx beneath oneself & roll one’s scapula (shoulder blade) down one’s back. Allowing the arms to dangle by the side and palm region to face forwards. One could hoist the arms over one’s head in case desired. Raising the coronet of one’s head towards the roof. Sun salutation pose# 2: Forwards double With both legs kept straightened,  [...]


Mckenzie Exercises to Strengthen Back & Relieve Pain
January 25, 2011 – 5:59 am | No Comment
Mckenzie Exercises to Strengthen Back & Relieve Pain
Mckenzie exercises are basically back exercises christened after N. Zealand physiotherapist who discovered that spinal extension via exercise can allay pains arising from conciliated disc gap. In theory, extending exercise forms might even aid in reducing herniated disc & allaying strain on nerve tip. Mckenzie exercises are wide-ranging, several of which are performed while stood up whereas other ones are done in supine position. These low as well as upper back exercise forms utilize core-muscle contractions & generally, arm movements for stabilizing the trunk & extending the spinal area. People who ail from leg pains because of herniated disc would find relief by spinal extension with McKenzie exercises which assist in reducing leg pains by centralizing pains. Among majority of the patients, back pains are generally more bearable as compared to leg pains & in case a person is capable of centralizing pains then he/she might be capable of continuing with non-operative therapy  [...]


Alcohol Withdrawal Treatment Intricacies Unfolded
January 24, 2011 – 12:05 am | 2 Comments
Alcohol Withdrawal Treatment Intricacies Unfolded
The instantaneous objective of alcohol withdrawal treatment is calming patients at the earliest. Around ninety-five per cent of individuals suffer from mild to medium range withdrawal signs, inclusive of feeling agitated, quivering, sleep disturbances & lost appetite. In among fifteen to twenty percent of individuals moderate-ranging signs, short-lived seizure attacks & deliriums might arise, however they don’t advance to full-fledged delirium tremens. Treatment of these people could be done on almost all occasions on an outpatient-basis. Subsequent to examination & observation, these patients are generally discharged from the health facility with a 4-day reserve of anxiety-allaying drugs, with scheduling done for follow up & rehab, & recommended on returning to the ER whenever signs & symptoms of withdrawal turn acute. In case doable, a kin members or buddies must be supporting the patients throughout the subsequent couple of days of experiencing withdrawal. Diazepam  [...]


Baby Yoga Version – Never to Be Tried At Home
January 21, 2011 – 1:37 am | 2 Comments
Baby Yoga Version – Never to Be Tried At Home
A ‘YouTube’ recording of a female from Russia, Lena Fokina swivelling a baby about her head has sparked shock & disbelief among many a viewer. One may feel the images shown are unreal, however latest details of thorough probe into the distressing recording reveal that it is true. Tabbed as ‘baby yoga’, the recording shows what Lena dubs as ‘extreme-developmental-gymnastics’ which medically-speaking is far from the reality. Appropriate baby yoga promotes improvement in maternal-child bond, child’s motor skill development & is risk-free & pretty pleasurable for mom & infant. But, several outlines deployed in baby yoga are specific to age & involves gradual introduction of posture to growing children. Dangling the child alike rag-dolls is simply flawed. One could only envision what copycats watching the recording may deem carrying out with their little infants. A worrisome matter is that it seems that Lena is impersonating physical activity of animals or primate  [...]