January 3, 2014 – 2:28 am | No Comment
A pregnant woman usually undergoes many changes and the typical waddle is a major feature of a pregnant woman’s life. Investigators have seen that the women walk the same way even after they deliver thus affecting the bones, joints, and muscles. The changes in the overall distribution and body mass are something that should not be left unattended. This is what results in major changes in the physiological  [...]

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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  [...]

Back Pain Relief with Medical Cement
December 21, 2010 – 12:13 am | No Comment
Back Pain Relief with Medical Cement
Back pain can make many sufferers miserable and even as there are various options of pain killer medicines like morphine or NSAIDs could be of assistance, the side-effects like abdominal pains could at times not be tolerated well by many. The advantages garnered might also not be as per expectations in regards to controlling pain. Your back comprises of a sequence of skeletal block or vertebra (those located in the back are hollow) with the spinal cord running down this conduit. Around five vertebrae are present in the lumbar & neck area each while twelve present in the trunk. Weakening & crumbling of bone constitution occurs due to osteoporosis which causes the vertebrae in collapsing & fracturing. It is more pervasive in the lower fifty percent of the trunk as well as the dorsal spine since they bear the max weight and often resulting in back pain. Though this form of bone crushing would show recovery after resting & with passage of time, it would continue to be deformed  [...]

The Perils of Ignoring Heel Aches
October 22, 2010 – 1:12 am | One Comment
The Perils of Ignoring Heel Aches
Pain is the main enemy of the body. Everything we do in life is to keep pain at bay – be it of any kind. Pains are bad, but sometimes protective and alarming. Pains that occur after a silent injury or before the actual show up of a chronic disease are quite helpful as they alarm us about some thing wrong happening with our body. For the sake of an example, the pain, while a sprain occurs in an ankle, warns one about the forthcoming problems that may be caused by the fraying and bruising of the ligaments inside. Many a time, pain in the heels is taken for granted. People think that the pain is due to nothing but the whole day’s tiresome and the extensive pressure that is put on the feet while carrying out the tough activities of the routine. There may be severe problems that this pain may be warning one of. Pain in the heels is an initial symptom of the abnormalities of walking due to which immense pressure if put on the foot and esp. the heel. The pain may also be a result of some injury  [...]

Being Wary about 6 Bone Sapping Foods – Part II
August 17, 2010 – 12:01 am | Comments Off
Surfeit Vitamin A Latest studies on vitamin A have shown that it is possible to get excess of a healthy thing. Vitamin A is present in egg, full-cream milk, vitamin-enriched food types, liver and vital for eyesight and one’s immunity. However since the American diet is innately laden with this vitamin, it is likely that one could be getting an overdose of what is the advised share of five thousand IU daily intake – a figure which several health care specialists deem quite elevated anyways. Women in their post-menopause phase particularly appear to be prone to overdose of vitamin A and research has suggested that females who consume over five thousand international units had more than two-folds the fracturing rate as that in women who consumed lesser than 1600 international units daily. Damage Control Switching to less fat or fat-free milk produce and eating white part of eggs as compared to the entire egg (the yellow portion is rich in vitamin A). Additionally checking one’s  [...]

Being Wary about 6 Bone Sapping Foods – Part I
August 16, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
What one eats dons a vital part in whether one is obtaining the necessary nutrients for building ideal bone health. Even more astonishing is the fact that one’s diet could additionally don a part in abating bone strength. Some food types might in fact be directly leaching the minerals away from the bones or they hamper the bone’s capability of re-growing. Sodium Sodium is responsible for sapping out calcium from bones and weakens them with passage of time. It is an established fact that each instant one consumes 2300mg salt one loses around forty mg calcium. A trial contrasted women in their post-menopause phase who consumed a high-sodium dietetic intake against those women who did not. Those women who consumed excess salt were observed to have comparatively greater bone mineral loss. The abnormally high sodium presence in the American diet leads many into ingesting two-folds the 2300mg sodium daily intake, as per federal dietetic parameters. Damage Control The swiftest, vastly  [...]

Viscosupplements for Agonizing Osteoarthritis
August 9, 2010 – 12:10 am | No Comment
Exercising and engaging in other types of physical activity is vital for osteoarthritis (OA) patients. However joint pains and rigidity in the knees could make even walking a tough task despite the intake of medications and other therapies. In case a person ailing from osteoarthritis has been contraindicated for knee replacement surgery or taking oral arthritis drugs, hyaluronic acid jabs could provide succour. Hyaluronic acid injections are also dubbed as ‘viscosupplements’ and help in adding to the innate presence of hyaluronic acid (a component of joint fluid which aids in lubricating the joints and enable their smooth functioning). It additionally functions as a shock-absorbing medium which helps the bone to bear the total might of impact when walking. Lessening in hyaluronic acid concentrations occur among patients having osteoarthritis. Hyaluronic acid shots are administered for supplementing the joint region. Specialists are not totally certain the manner in which such  [...]

Managing Hand and Finger Rheumatoid Arthritis Deformities
July 19, 2010 – 4:55 am | No Comment
Managing Hand and Finger Rheumatoid Arthritis Deformities
Rheumatoid arthritis is an agonizing inflammatory autoimmune disease affecting the cells coating and lubricating the joints or synovial tissue. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) develops in a symmetric manner, for example, affecting wrist, hand, knee, feet and ankle on both right and left side of the body. Hand and Finger RA Symptoms Joints of the finger and wrist nearest to the hand are commonly affected in hand RA. Symptoms experienced in case of hand and finger RA are: Pains, rigidity and swell-up in the finger and hand. Warmness and tenderness in finger, hand joints felt on contact. Symmetrical impact on the analogous joints like right as well as left wrist and finger. Creaky finger joints during movements – crepitus. Deformed joints of the finger, especially the one in the middle. Carpal tunnel syndrome like feeling numb and stinging sensations in the hands. Greater inflamed sensation, pains, rigidity affecting several symmetric joint types like right as well as left  [...]

Understanding Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms
June 30, 2010 – 12:02 am | No Comment
Understanding Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms
Rheumatoid arthritis or RA is an autoimmune condition leading to inflamed joint lining. The body wrongly assaults its own immune system. Rheumatoid arthritis could additionally afflict the cardiovascular, respiratory system, eye, nerve types or blood. It is an incessant condition typified by intermittent asymptomatic periods. The condition could aggravate with time and might be a life-long problem. When therapy is carried out aggressively and earlier on, it would help in slackening or halting advancement of the condition. Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms Rheumatoid arthritis bears resemblance to other arthritis forms and RA-induced inflamed joints are accompanied by pains, warmness and swell up. However, disparate to other arthritis forms, the inflammation is classically proportioned. This means that the condition would occur on the right as well as left side of the body concurrently (like the wrist, knee and hand). Other rheumatoid arthritis symptoms comprise of rigidity felt in the  [...]