Medical Articles

Pneumonia Prevention

Pneumonia refers to lung inflammation. There are 50 such lung inflammatory ailments. During such situations, the lungs inevitably experience build up of fluids. Several micro-organisms cause pneumonia. Pneumonic inflammation of the lungs occurs due to collection of cellular wastes and blood cells within the air sacs within the lungs. Such pneumonic inflammation creates breathing problems.…

How And Why Fluid Builds Up In The Lungs

Human lungs are two large organs like a balloon inside the chest cavity located behind the heart and the upper part of the stomach. The lungs and the body’s circulatory system helps in distributed to the internal organs and carbon dioxide push out from the body. Human lungs that are like a pair of spongy…

Breathing Problems: Causes, Symptoms and Preventions

When you’re short of breath, it’s hard or uncomfortable for you to take in the oxygen your body needs. You may feel as if you’re not getting enough air. Sometimes mild breathing problems are from a stuffy nose or hard exercise. But shortness of breath can also be a sign of a serious disease. Difficulty…

Bronchitis Treatment

Bronchitis is a respiratory system disease that is mostly found in the cold seasons. This is mainly because bronchitis is caused by viruses that also give us the flu or the cold. Bronchitis can also be caused by a bacteria, but this is not a very common bronchitis case. The bronchial tubes have linings that…

Pain – Shoulder Pain Causes, Tests, and Treatments

Painful shoulder conditions that limit movement are common, and are caused by problems with the shoulder joint and its surrounding structures. Your shoulder is more prone to injuries than other joints because of its wide range of movement. About 13.7 million people went to the doctor’s office in 2003 for a shoulder problem, including 3.7…

Recovery After Anterior Hip Replacement Surgery

Are you an arthritic? Then, attending rehabilitation sessions would surely help you to get rid of the pain that you experience due to arthritis. These sessions enable the arthritis patients perform some beneficial recreational activities so that they get some relief from their immense hip and knee joint pains. In case, attending all these rehab…

Scapular Fractures Information

A scapula fracture is an uncommon injury. A scapular fracture is a break in the scapula (shoulder blade). The scapula is a large, triangular, flat bone on each side of the upper back. Each scapula is attached to the humerus (arm bone). In the front, the scapula is connected to the clavicle. Together with the…

Cerebral palsy and birth injuries

Cerebral palsy is a medical term designating a series of neurological conditions that cause physical disability. The term cerebral refers to the part of the brain that has been affected while palsy designates muscle paralysis.  Although there are different types of CP and the symptoms vary considerably from one patient to another, generally speaking the…

Bell's Palsy And The Eye

Bell’s palsy is a condition that results in temporary paralysis of facial muscles due to a viral infection that inflames the facial nerve. The affected side of the face can display a drooping mouth, a sagging eyebrow and lower lid, and an inability to close the eye. As a result, most people with Bell’s palsy…

Repairing A Hernia – Part 3

The region of the hernia repair is commonly affected by hardness, swelling and bruising which are related to the clotted blood and fluid under the wound, the stitches pulling the wound together and finally by scar tissue formation. These difficulties all settle over time as the area heals. The genitals can be affected by bruising…

Kyphoplasty surgery in India by experienced Indian spine surgeons

What is Kyphoplasty: Kyphoplasty is a surgery that offers relief to patients suffering from prolonged and debilitating pain from compression fractures in the spinal vertebrae. It provides medical cure by injecting bone-cement into the vertebrae to stabilize fractures, which results in significant pain-relief and restoration of mobility to patients. Kyphoplasty surgery in India: Kyphoplasty surgery…

Shingles and Antibiotics

Thanks to many of the advances in modern science and medicine, researchers have developed antibiotics which significantly help people suffering from a case of shingles. Although there are a variety of antibiotics that may be prescribed by a doctor to someone suffering from shingles, they all perform the same basic functions. Many doctors prefer to…

Back Pain – SI Joint Dysfunction

Sacroiliac joint pain  Sacroiliac (SI) joint pain has gained a lot of attention in the last ten years as an underappreciated cause of back pain with some studies indicating it is responsible for 15% to 40% of low back pain. The increased attention is due to the increasing knowledge of the SI joints intimate role…

How the Feldenkrais Method Can Help Children with Disabilities

Children with learning or motor difficulties have trouble with simple baby tasks: sitting, crawling, and walking. Through movement we experience our world. Long before speech and thinking develop and take over how we express ourselves, we learn through our actions—through how we react to and interact with our environment. By using movement as the vehicle…