Medical Articles

Physiotherapy of Your Shoulder

The function of the human arm is to allow placement of the hand in useful positions so the hands can perform activities where the eyes can see them. Because of the huge range of positions required the shoulder is very flexible with a large motion range, but this is at the expense of some reduced…

The Treatment of Wrist Fractures by Osteopaths

When the weather begins to get icy it gets less safe underfoot and people start to fall over and hurt themselves. A common injury is a fall on the outstretched hand (FOOSH) which often results in wrist fracture. When we say wrist fracture we are usually describing a fracture of the end of the radius…

Multidisciplinary Pain Management for Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy affects an estimated 800,000 people in the U.S, and 3 out of every 1,000 children. It’s a condition that affects every aspect of the human body, from movement, muscle tone to developmental brain abnormalities, vision and hearing problems, and seizures. According to the Centers for Disease Control, about 10,000 babies per years in…

The 3 P’s: Perfectionism, Procrastination, and Paralysis

Do you set your standards high, but always feel like you’ve failed?  Learn about the 3 “P’s” and end the vicious cycle that keeps you stuck and ineffective. The Vicious Cycle Perfectionism, procrastination, and paralysis – one often leads to the next, in a vicious cycle, especially on large, long-term projects with no clear deadlines. …

How to Treat Inguinal Hernias

An inguinal or groin hernia is caused when the intestines are protruding out of the abdominal wall. When this happens a lump will form on the upper thigh where it connects to the stomach. More often then not the pain that one can experience will vary depending on how far the intestines are sticking out.…

Types and Treatment of Bone Fractures

Did you know that each of us, on average, will have two bone fractures over the course of our lifetime?  Naturally, some people, on account of their vocations, avocations and lifestyles, will have more. Human activity can generate fractures of every bone in the body. Some bones, like the skull bones and ribs, form protective…

Have You Been Involved in an Auto Accident?

First Shock.  Then Pain.  Now What?  There are more than 300 auto accidents each month in Contra Costa County.  In spite of the frustrations you may now be going through, if you are alive, the accident could have been worse.  First, let’s count our blessings!!!  Contra Costa County has experienced over 100 auto accident fatalities…

Trigeminal Neuralgia Information

Trigeminal Neuralgia is a chronic pain that is felt on one side of the jaw or cheek. In simple words it is a disease of the facial nerves and is also known as tic douloureaux. The pain is sudden and excruciating producing a burning or a shocking sensation. Though each episode of the pain is…

Child Surgery In India At Affordable Low Cost–Child Surgery India Cost

Child Surgery In India Children aren’t simply miniature people who suffer the same diseases adults do, but on a smaller scale. Rather, they have their own specific afflictions and abnormalities. Diagnosing and treating children’s heart diseases requires specialized knowledge and a dedicated approach to care….. Understanding Child Surgery Child / Pediatric Surgeons are medical doctors…

Peritonsillar Abscess Information

A peritonsillar abscess also called quinsy sore throat. Peritonsillar abscess (PTA) is a common infection of the head and neck region. Peritonsillar abscess is a collection of infected material in the area around the tonsils. Neck pain associated with tender, swollen lymph nodes, referred ear pain and breath odour are also common. Physical signs include…

Hypercalcemia Treatment Information

Hypercalcemia is the most common life-threatening metabolic disorder. Hypercalcemia is an excessive amount of calcium in the blood. Hypercalcemia can be life threatening and is the most common metabolic disorder associated with cancer, occurring in 10% to 20% of people with cancer. The main cause of hypercalcemia is overactivity in one or more of the…

Symptoms of diabetes in children

Diabetes Type 1 is the most common form of diabetes, found in almost 80% of children under the age of 16. Generally, it is caused to malfunctioned pancreas. In the case of type 1 diabetes- pancreas are unable to generate insulin. This type of diabetes is categorized in autoimmune disease. This is a condition wherein…