Posted: Thu, 05 Dec 2013 07:24:04 -0600
Why is your blood important? Why do you need it? Why do you have to make sure it flows effectively throughout your body?
Posted: Thu, 05 Dec 2013 06:46:27 -0600
Osteogenesis imperfecta is also known to others as brittle bone disease. It was named as such because the condition is characterized by fragile bones. People who have this condition have bodies which are incapable of or problems with producing connective tissues.
Posted: Thu, 05 Dec 2013 06:45:01 -0600
Do you remember the days when your parents would ask you to drink your milk every day? You should know that they were doing it to help you build strong bones. Bones are essential for movement and protection.
Posted: Thu, 05 Dec 2013 06:44:41 -0600
Your bones are important to your body. You can move because of them. Your organs are protected because the bones surround them.
Posted: Thu, 05 Dec 2013 06:42:52 -0600
Do you sometimes feel a tingling sensation in some parts of your body? Do you sometimes experience numbing? Have you ever asked yourself why you are experiencing such things?
Posted: Thu, 05 Dec 2013 06:42:32 -0600
When you exercise, you sometimes feel a painful sensation in your muscles. This painful sensation is often referred to as a cramp. Cramps cause severe and sudden pain in the affected area and they usually happen during exercise or vigorous activities such as running or sprinting.
Posted: Thu, 05 Dec 2013 06:42:12 -0600
The body has its own natural way of healing itself. It detoxifies naturally when toxins start to build up. The bones and muscles heal themselves when they get injured.
Posted: Thu, 05 Dec 2013 06:34:35 -0600
Males and females differ in many ways. The appearance is different as well as the personality. However, one major difference is the built.
Posted: Wed, 04 Dec 2013 11:49:28 -0600
Tennis Elbow is perhaps one of the most common, and most frustrating, debilitating overuse conditions. It can often take over a year to rehab fully, especially if it is not treated and cared for properly. This article recommends research-supported treatment options to reduce recovery time.
Posted: Tue, 03 Dec 2013 13:14:55 -0600
If you are suffering from back pain, headaches or other musculo-skeletal problems then you may be thinking about seeking the help of an osteopath. If you are wondering what exactly an osteopath does and how osteopathy works then read on. In simple terms osteopathy is a way of detecting, treating and preventing musculo-skeletal health problems by mobilising, stretching and massaging the patients' muscles and joints.
Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2013 08:28:09 -0600
As you're crossing the threshold of being adolescent, you are facing a chaotic stage of your life. Adolescence is a stage where diverse changes occur in your mental and physical being. These changes can be devastating for you but you only need to understand these changes in order to adapt to it.
Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2013 08:23:45 -0600
Osteoporosis is a type of bone disease where there is an indication of reduced BMD or bone mineral density which leads to an increasing number of risks such as fractures. People with osteoporosis have weak bones which can lead to bone breakage which usually happens in the wrists, hips and spine. Osteoporosis is classified into 3 types which are primary type 1, primary type 2 and secondary type.
Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2013 08:20:54 -0600
Good balance is very important. You need it when you ride a bike or when you climb the stairs. You need to have good balance when you walk or when you run.
Posted: Mon, 25 Nov 2013 09:32:13 -0600
Each of your four fingers has three bones and your thumb has two bones. The bones of your fingers are called phalanges. Each of your thumb has 2 phalanges - a proximal phalanx articulates with the first metacarpal and a distal phalanx which forms the tip of the thumb.
Posted: Mon, 25 Nov 2013 07:54:55 -0600
It's important to understand what a muscle is and that there are the three different types of it. But do you know its color? The answer is red and white.
Posted: Mon, 25 Nov 2013 07:53:59 -0600
Why is it called circulatory system? The circulatory system is a never ending process that follows a unique sequence and only takes about a minute or two for this process to complete. The circulatory system is an organ system which allows blood and lymph circulation to flow through the entire body and carry the nutrients such as amino acids and electrolytes, oxygen, carbon dioxide, etc.
Posted: Mon, 25 Nov 2013 07:52:41 -0600
Roses are red. Violets are blue. And so are arteries and veins, respectively they are red and blue.
Posted: Mon, 25 Nov 2013 07:50:22 -0600
Blood pumped out of the heart is normally of high pressure in order for it to reach the farthest regions of our body where the nutrients they carry can be distributed. Because of this, the vessel which receives and carries the pressurized blood away from the heart and throughout the body need to withstand the intense pressure brought about by this maneuver. Hence, arteries are thicker than veins.
Posted: Mon, 25 Nov 2013 07:48:53 -0600
Ever wonder how does your elbow work? Your elbow is the hinge that connects the longer bone on your upper arm called the humerus, and the two bones of your lower arm called the radius and the ulna. Without your elbows it is impossible to bend your arms.
Posted: Mon, 25 Nov 2013 07:45:36 -0600
Estrogen and testosterone plays a number of roles in your body. Estrogens function is mostly for women but nowadays it is also useful for men. This hormonal substance is most vital to female reproductive system.
Posted: Mon, 25 Nov 2013 07:44:19 -0600
You of course know that generally testosterone is pertaining to men and estrogen pertains to women. However, this does not mean that men don't have estrogen and women don't have testosterone. Certainly, both genders have estrogen and testosterone except that they only have a different level of testosterone needed by their body.
Posted: Mon, 25 Nov 2013 07:42:36 -0600
The different parts of your body are connected by tissues. Your bones are connected to each other by ligaments. Your bones are connected to your muscles by tendons.
Posted: Mon, 25 Nov 2013 07:08:59 -0600
Aside from the bones or skeleton that supports and maintains the balance of your neck, there are also sets of muscles attached to it to make your neck leaner and more beautiful giving you an excellent posture. What are these? The muscles that make up the support system of the neck are categorized into two subsets, namely: anterior and posterior muscles.
Posted: Thu, 14 Nov 2013 13:52:04 -0600
This article covers a physiotherapists perspective on how to best prevent and manage cases of low back pain. The article covers topics such as tips to maintain a healthy spine, exercise regimes and treatment options specific to low back pain.
Posted: Thu, 14 Nov 2013 13:17:12 -0600
Remedial Massage Therapist Paula Nutting has provided simple easy to do home exercises to strengthen your abdominals and lower back. Doing these a few times a week will reduce your incidence of injury from a weak core. All you need is a fitball which is easy to assess and a bit of room on your floor to master the moves.
Posted: Wed, 06 Nov 2013 07:57:48 -0600
Description A medical professional that is educated and trained for the purpose of performing medical treatments and patient care procedures that are much similar to those of a physician is physician assistant. Having the appropriate training for a physician assistant, they will be capable of treating patients, performing medical examinations, and determining diagnosis for injuries and medical disorders.
Posted: Mon, 04 Nov 2013 13:29:27 -0600
You have approximately 206 bones that support your body. Your bones were made to be strong and light with the center being stronger than the end parts. As your body grows, so does your bones.
Posted: Mon, 04 Nov 2013 08:18:22 -0600
Your knees are the largest joints in your body. You need your knees to move around and because you use so much of your knees, they are often prone to injury. Since your knees are one of the most complex joints in your body and consists of a lot of parts, a lot of things can go wrong somewhere.
Posted: Mon, 04 Nov 2013 08:17:43 -0600
You cannot literally break or snap your muscles in half but you can have a pulled or torn muscle injury. This usually happens when you stretch your muscles past the limit of their elasticity. When you exercise, your muscles can exert too much effort.
Posted: Mon, 04 Nov 2013 08:12:31 -0600
Having a knee injury is certainly not okay. The pain it brings can be unbearable for you and for everyone else who are suffering from it. The level of pain you may experience will differ from how server is your knee injury.
Posted: Mon, 04 Nov 2013 08:09:57 -0600
Poor circulation can affect almost everybody - men, women and children. If you do not address your poor circulation, you are in for life of discomfort, worse, you run the risk of developing more serious health problems. In adults, poor diet with too much sugary and fatty food, an unhealthy lifestyle and lack of exercise are often the culprits of poor circulation.
Posted: Mon, 04 Nov 2013 08:06:27 -0600
You cannot see gravity. Neither can you touch, smell or taste it but you can feel how it affects your body every day. Gravity causes you to be taller in the morning than at night.
Posted: Mon, 04 Nov 2013 08:05:01 -0600
A body brace is a piece of medical equipment that needs to be worn by patients with serious back injuries or neck injuries. Your body's brace can be made from a wide range of materials including elastic cotton or nylon, foam rubber and molded plastic. And depending on your needs you can choose from using be soft or hard kind of brace.
Posted: Mon, 04 Nov 2013 08:04:52 -0600
Your doctors usually install medical pin and metals to treat your multiple bone fractures. Inserting medical pins into your bones and eventually taking them off will need surgery, curing time, and an recovery. While medical pins could help your fractured bone to heal, which would otherwise cause partial or full disability, the process can be a challenge.
Posted: Mon, 04 Nov 2013 08:02:50 -0600
Do you have knee injury? Have you ever had experience having knee injury? How about using braces for your injured knees?
Posted: Mon, 04 Nov 2013 06:13:12 -0600
This article, the seventh in the series, is the result of a request by my physiotherapist to tell my readers how I felt and what I experienced at each step of the way from the start of the process up until the very day I write this article. The article details how I felt at the various stages of the process, what I could do and what my knee felt and looked like. Finally, it details how far I've come with my recovery.
Posted: Thu, 31 Oct 2013 07:36:45 -0500
Our writer has a knee replacement. This is the first of seven articles on that process. In this article, he traces the history of his knee as it became more and more obvious that a knee replacement would become a reality. He lists the indications that arose as time when on. He discussed the physiotherapy he underwent; the x-rays and consultations that occurred. Of interest, especially to the reader who may need a knee replacement is a list of the final symptoms the writer had that brought about the decision to have a knee replacement.
Posted: Thu, 31 Oct 2013 06:19:47 -0500
This article, the sixth in the series, explains the very important part that the physiotherapist had in preparing his knee for the operation and had in the subsequent recovery phase. Firstly the physiotherapist gave him a series of exercises to strengthen the muscles on the inside of the knee to protect the damaged part of his knee. When the operation was imminent, the new exercises were designed to build up the muscles in that area. In hospital, the emphasis was in preventing clots and getting the knee moving again. Once he went home the emphasis was to strengthen the muscles, creating flexibility and correcting his walking action.
Posted: Thu, 31 Oct 2013 06:19:16 -0500
This is the fifth article in this series about my knee replacement operation and the recovery process. In this article, I discuss the questions I asked the specialist at important junctions in the whole process. So before I met the specialist for the first time I wrote down what I wanted to know about the whole knee replacement procedure. I followed this plan for each of the subsequent meetings/consultations I had with him after the procedure. These questions are detailed in the article.
Posted: Wed, 30 Oct 2013 17:11:25 -0500
This is the third article in a series on my knee replacement operation. After an operation, you want to know what progress you are making towards a full recovery. This article highlights the things that the writer saw or did that indicated to him that he was making progress. These recovery points are listed to help the recipient of a new knee to be proactive in their recovery process.
Posted: Wed, 30 Oct 2013 17:06:37 -0500
This is the fourth article in a series on knee replacement surgery. Obviously, when you go home after your knee operation, you'll be watching to see what progress you are making. My specialist pointed out to me that every patient is different. So it is important to remember as you read this article that these are the steps the writer saw as part of his progress to getting back to as close to normal as the synthetic knee would allow him to get. The article looks at progress with the knee and its dressing; what you are able to do at home and finally what you are able to do outside the home.
Posted: Wed, 30 Oct 2013 16:26:05 -0500
This article, the second in the series, details the meeting with the specialist when the decision was taken to have the operation and then details what he wanted done in preparation for the knee replacement. Then the author explains the pre admissions procedure, what happened on the day of the operation, how the author felt when he awoke after the operation and the rest of the first day in his ward.
Posted: Tue, 29 Oct 2013 09:47:08 -0500
Marriage is not something that comes as a given and is a Hollywood fairy tale that many of us see in movies and TV shows. It is a lot of hard work and it comes with the wisdom of professionals who can help any couple evolve and grow in time to be closer and happier together.
Posted: Fri, 25 Oct 2013 15:00:02 -0500
Sound sleep after a considerably long and stressful day is a luxury that we all wish to afford, but with changes in sleep patterns, excessively stressful work conditions and not to forget the constant noise pollution from the streets has deprived us of one of the most healthiest ways of de-stressing that is an uninterrupted sound sleep. But nothing to worry about we have found one of the best possible ways to provide you with luxury of sound sleep and that is through music.
Posted: Thu, 24 Oct 2013 13:28:58 -0500
In this article heel pain in runners is discussed in detail. Introduction, causes, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and its outcomes are discussed in detail to give you a brief overview about this topic.
Posted: Tue, 08 Oct 2013 16:18:25 -0500
Any damage to the cartilage which coats the articulating surfaces of the knee joint is known as a Chondral Defect. Damage can occur over a period of time or with trauma to the joint. It is important that other possible causes of knee pain are ruled out by a qualified professional such as a Sports Therapist or Physiotherapist to ensure the most appropriate treatment is utilised in treating the source of the knee pain.
Posted: Tue, 08 Oct 2013 14:31:31 -0500
Netball injuries are very common as the sport involves sudden and forceful movements. In fact, in Australia alone, this type of injury ranks seventh among the most common sports injury in the country. Therefore, it is very important to become more familiar about it and how you can prevent such damages.
Posted: Tue, 08 Oct 2013 14:30:56 -0500
Do you love playing football? Football is one of the most popular sports around the world. A lot of people become interested in playing it regardless of age.
Posted: Tue, 08 Oct 2013 14:30:13 -0500
Cheerleading is considered as a sports activity. It involves different physical movements that are both moderate and vigorous. However, it is a fact that cheerleading is not the safest sport that your children can enjoy.
Posted: Tue, 08 Oct 2013 07:53:32 -0500
The immune system is the body's main soldier against viruses and other harmful substances that enter the body. It guards the body and makes sure that every cell is working just fine. However, the immune system can be affected by many things.
Posted: Tue, 08 Oct 2013 07:53:04 -0500
Hearing is an essential sense. Without it, it will be difficult to understand what people are saying. It will be difficult to identify the sounds around you and it can sometimes lead to dangerous situations.
Posted: Tue, 08 Oct 2013 07:52:09 -0500
What is concussion? Concussion is a type of head injury where the head area receives huge impacts or experiences trauma. Although concussions are generally not serious, there's still the possibility that it can lead to brain injury and long-term damage.
Posted: Tue, 08 Oct 2013 07:51:52 -0500
Before discussing what cases a person to blackout, you should first understand what a blackout is. It is a situation where a person loses consciousness or memory. It is when a person is not aware of what is happening or what has happened around him.
Posted: Tue, 08 Oct 2013 07:50:52 -0500
Have you heard about the term musculoskeletal? This term pertains to a system in your body that is mainly responsible for movements. For you to understand what it means, read below to know what it is, its functions and the parts of the body that are included in this system.
Posted: Thu, 03 Oct 2013 13:37:41 -0500
Since decades past, disabilities have been vanquishing the healthcare industry. Disabilities come and go in the complex realities of life affecting humanity. Sometimes, it's only when the disability manifests itself through signs and symptoms that people come to know that they actually have the disability.
Posted: Wed, 02 Oct 2013 14:37:06 -0500
Introduction: Morton's Neuroma is a painful situation; felt at the plantar surface of foot (sole), in which one of the plantar digital nerve, passing between the long bones of the foot, is compressed or affected. A severe pain is felt at the base of the foot due to the irritation caused in the nerve. The most common site where Morton's Neuroma compresses or affects the nerve is between the third of forth metatarsal bones, toes.
Posted: Wed, 02 Oct 2013 07:43:03 -0500
Osteoarthritis is a major factor when it comes to health care and quality of life in every individual at some point. Though there are several different ways you can help to curb the pain and crippling effects of osteoarthritis, one way to help slow down the effects and help reduce pain in both your knees or hips is to keep the surrounding supportive muscles strong. Stronger muscles help support the joints and absorb the forces that are put through our legs during activities of daily living.
Posted: Tue, 01 Oct 2013 15:47:12 -0500
Patella dislocation occurs when the Patella is forced out of this groove, usually laterally, causing pain, swelling and temporary deformity of the knee joint. Quite often the Patella relocates spontaneously when the patient moves the leg but if this does not happen then it must be relocated by a suitably qualified medical professional.
Posted: Tue, 01 Oct 2013 10:58:41 -0500
Do you want to become taller? Do you want to know what factors are affecting your height? This article will talk about the different factors that determine how tall you grow.
Posted: Tue, 01 Oct 2013 08:54:10 -0500
Growth happens in everyone but it does not last forever. That's right. At some point in time, you will stop growing and your height will stay the same.
Posted: Tue, 01 Oct 2013 08:50:54 -0500
Height is very important. It has been said that tall people become more successful in life because they have the advantage. This is the reason why a lot of people, especially boys, are very concerned with this matter.
Posted: Tue, 01 Oct 2013 08:37:30 -0500
Do you know how many bones are there in your toes? This information is very important for you to better understand how important your toes and feet are. There are a total of 28 toe bones if you count all the bones in your two feet.
Posted: Tue, 01 Oct 2013 08:36:56 -0500
The body can do a lot of things because of the fingers. Holding and picking up things become possible because you have your fingers to do the job. This article will talk about the fingers and the bones in them.
Posted: Wed, 25 Sep 2013 11:56:30 -0500
It takes a special person to be a physical therapist. It takes someone with heart, patience, and perseverance to help a person recover from a debilitating injury. While some people decide to get their MD and specialize in physical therapy, for many others, the time and money can be an obstacle. Here are some physical therapy jobs that require a master's degree or less. Oh, and they all pay great.
Posted: Fri, 20 Sep 2013 08:56:27 -0500
A lot of people think that toe nails are very insignificant because they do not affect the body. This is not true. Toe nails and infection of these body parts can affect the body negatively if not taken care of immediately.
Posted: Fri, 20 Sep 2013 08:56:04 -0500
The human body is made up of millions and billions of nerves. These nerves are necessary for sensing things around you. They are also essential in controlling the muscles of the body especially the involuntary muscles of most internal organs in the body.
Posted: Fri, 20 Sep 2013 08:55:49 -0500
Unlike what many people believe, osteoarthritis is not a condition that arises just because of old age. In fact, there have been many cases where younger people have experienced the pain from the condition. The question lies on why your cartilage wears down.
Posted: Fri, 20 Sep 2013 07:35:35 -0500
Nerve damage can be both very painful and very alarming. The nerves connect all things to the brain. They transmit signals allowing the muscles to move the way they should and allowing the body to respond to certain stimuli.
Posted: Fri, 20 Sep 2013 06:54:42 -0500
The body is made up mostly of fluids. In fact, most of your weight amount to the fluids that can be found in your body. However, do you know what fluids make up your body?
Posted: Fri, 20 Sep 2013 06:53:11 -0500
A lot of things change as people become older. You become taller as you transition from being a child to becoming an adult. Your body develops as you enter the puberty stage.
Posted: Thu, 19 Sep 2013 17:49:57 -0500
Nerves can be damaged in many ways. They can be damaged because accidents or because of medical illnesses. However, can your nerves recover from this?
Posted: Thu, 19 Sep 2013 17:48:54 -0500
Squint is a condition of the eyes where one eye rolls in or out. People who have this condition seem to be looking at two different directions at the same time. It is not a very rare condition because 1 in every 30 people can have it.
Posted: Thu, 19 Sep 2013 17:48:25 -0500
Cranial nerves are very important to the body. These are the nerves that relay the most important messages to the brain. In actuality, the body is composed of 12 cranial nerves.
Posted: Thu, 19 Sep 2013 17:34:04 -0500
Squint is a condition characterized by the turning of one eye to a direction different from the other eye. It is not a perilous condition on its own however it can lead to more serious eye problems such as vision loss and binocular vision impairment. In this article, we are going to talk about the possible causes of squint.
Posted: Tue, 10 Sep 2013 09:28:34 -0500
Most people consider they cannot grow taller as soon as they reach physical adulthood. In fact, it is believed that height growth stops at the age of 21 in men and 18 in women. Nonetheless, such theory is not completely correct. Even worse, some people also believe that ethnic background is an important human feature that determines height growth; once again, it is not true. With the proper height-increasing exercises and diet programs, you can actually grow taller regardless of your age, sex, and ethnic background. Body height is built by the structure of bones, yet it is affected by various aspects such as nutrient intake and underlying medical conditions.
Posted: Mon, 09 Sep 2013 15:11:23 -0500
As a sports & remedial massage therapist I see a wide range of injuries, many which could have benefited from being treated earlier. Soldering on can often lead to a more serious injury, longer recovery times & frustration! The positive news is that with some simple steps many injuries can be nipped in the bud!
Posted: Mon, 09 Sep 2013 11:17:13 -0500
For people involved in auto accidents, it can be a difficult time for them trying to navigate the system finding the right medical providers. Oftentimes they will just listen to their attorneys, if a lawsuit is involved, to direct them to Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and doctors. Attorneys usually tend to refer their clients to providers that they have an arrangement with, instead of sending them to the top providers in the area.
Posted: Fri, 06 Sep 2013 15:04:32 -0500
Becoming healthy has a lot to do with your lifestyle. Observing a healthy lifestyle should pave the way for a healthier you.
Posted: Fri, 06 Sep 2013 08:22:13 -0500
Wilderness therapy is not the same as the so-called "boot camps" that can be found around the United States. While their locations might give them a similar appearance, their methodologies are completely different.
Posted: Wed, 04 Sep 2013 07:38:10 -0500
Tendon injuries occur with runners and active individuals. It is easy for exercise, running, or training to overwhelm the tissue that attaches muscles to bones. Tendons are designed to transfer the force, but sometimes they become overwhelmed and injured.
Posted: Wed, 04 Sep 2013 07:32:29 -0500
Tendons are a common injury in clinic. It can be difficult to describe how a tendon functions in the body. We like to describe tendons as ropes, and they provide similar functions in the body as real life.
Posted: Tue, 03 Sep 2013 09:06:37 -0500
In psychological terms, memory is defined as the process by which external information is encoded, stored, and retrieved. Encoding translates the information from the outside world into a chemical or physical form so that it can be stored in the brain.
Posted: Tue, 03 Sep 2013 06:58:00 -0500
Sleep is an important aspect of our day-to-day lives. Not only does it help restore our energy levels, but sleep supports healthy brain function so you can protect your mental and physical health. In fact, ongoing sleep deficiency is related to a number of chronic health problems while also having negative effects on your thoughts, behaviours, and concentration. In other words, without proper sleep you risk problems at work, in relationships, and with your health. Fortunately, there are many ways you can improve your sleep so you are well rested and ready to take on anything that comes your way.
Posted: Fri, 30 Aug 2013 15:02:24 -0500
The meniscus of the knee acts to cushion the knee and protect the bones from wear and tear whilst also contributing to the stability of the joint. Like many injuries, a meniscal tear can be quite painful and debilitating. In most cases, meniscal tears require input from an Orthopaedic Surgeon. However, until you are seen by a Healthcare Professional, it is advised that you follow the PRICE regime to control swelling and further damage to the joint.
Posted: Wed, 28 Aug 2013 15:10:42 -0500
When I evaluate an athlete with knee pain or a post-operative knee patient, extension is one of the first things I check. Knee extension, specifically terminal knee extension, is the ability of your knee to fully straighten and lockout, and is a crucial part of normal knee function. A lack of extension can be the source of many problems ranging from foot and ankle pain, to patellar tendonitis, and even low back pain.
Posted: Wed, 28 Aug 2013 09:31:17 -0500
Last month, on his 30th birthday, Scott Gams, a physical therapist in Greenville, SC, celebrated it with a SNAP! However, what is not immediately evident is that his traumatic injury may have been years in the making and could have been prevented. Scott was kind enough to share his experience in dealing with the injury, as well as offer his advice and perspective on biceps tendinitis/tendinosis, based on his clinical and anatomical expertise.
Posted: Tue, 27 Aug 2013 16:23:57 -0500
Sports medicine specialists can usually refer patients to qualified colleagues that handle rotator cuff repair surgeries. Getting this problem fixed by a professional will allow you to live pain free once again.
Posted: Tue, 27 Aug 2013 15:24:26 -0500
Treatment is a progression, much like building a house. A foundation needs to be properly built from the ground up. Trying to skip steps produces problem at the end of the construction project.
Posted: Tue, 27 Aug 2013 14:37:00 -0500
The ligaments of the knee work to stabilise the knee and prevent any unwanted movement in various directions. Ligament damage usually occurs when a strong force is applied to the knee which the ligaments cannot endure. Damage to ligaments can take many weeks to repair and it is important that during this time, the ligament is protected from further damage and a controlled rehabilitation programme is followed.
Posted: Tue, 27 Aug 2013 06:46:53 -0500
Scar tissue or fascial adhesions complicate many people's injuries and pain. Scar tissue is common in many muscle and joint injuries and can be effectively treated.
Posted: Fri, 23 Aug 2013 15:17:00 -0500
Ilio-Tibial Band (ITB) Syndrome is a common affliction particularly affecting runners, cyclists and walkers but can affect anyone and is usually felt in the lateral (outside) thigh area between the hip and the knee. Proper diagnosis from a medical health professional and appropriate treatment can correct or reduce the causes and pain associated with ITB Syndrome.
Posted: Thu, 22 Aug 2013 12:53:39 -0500
This article describes the difference between pre-medicated iontophoresis electrodes and the more commonly used phonophoresis gel. Pre-medicated electrodes are not very common because makers of such a product would become involved in pharmaceutical regulation.
Posted: Wed, 21 Aug 2013 12:12:47 -0500
Laser therapy is used by physical therapists and other healthcare professionals to treat injuries to muscles and other body tissues. This article describes when to use and when not to use laser therapy.
Posted: Wed, 21 Aug 2013 11:03:40 -0500
Traction therapy is often used by physical therapists and other medical professionals to help patients recover from injuries to the neck and spine. Here are the details behind the theory and practice of traction therapy.
Posted: Wed, 21 Aug 2013 10:50:53 -0500
The rotator cuff is one of the most injury prone parts of the human body because of how extensively it is used for many sports and other activities. Here is some education on how the rotator cuff works, injuries that affect the joint, and treatments for injuries.
Posted: Tue, 20 Aug 2013 16:25:48 -0500
When your body has been through a traumatic experience, one of the best things that you can do is allow it to recover and aid this process through various treatments; physiotherapy is one of the most popular treatments of muscle damage and rehabilitation, but hydrotherapy is also incredibly effective. Hydrotherapy is a therapy that utilises waster as medium between hot and cold, as water is a convenient way to introduce temperature to the body.
Posted: Tue, 20 Aug 2013 14:40:33 -0500
Reading improves your vocabulary and broadens the horizons of your knowledge. Mark Twain once said, "A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read". There is nothing better than books when it comes to learning something new.
Posted: Tue, 20 Aug 2013 11:33:21 -0500
The knuckles are one of the most prominent features of the hand. Your knuckles are important joints that allow you to grip objects effectively. However, there are conditions that can affect the health of your knuckles.
Posted: Tue, 20 Aug 2013 11:30:43 -0500
Every human being needs to sleep. No matter how much you try to stay awake at night, there will be instances where you will fall asleep because the body is telling you to rest. Why do we need sleep?