Medical Articles

How To Diagnose Shoulder Injuries

Finding the right shoulder surgeon to properly diagnose and treat your shoulder pain and discomfort can be intimidating. It is important before going to see a doctor that you keep track of your symptoms and take note of any pain you are experiencing. Your pain could be coming from one of many different types of…

What’s A Dislocated Shoulder?

The human body consists of different joints. These joints allow movements that enable you to walk, to move your arms and to do various physical activities. However, too many movements may not be healthy for the joints. If you always use them, the joints can wear out and become unstable. One example of a commonly…

Ankle Fracture

The structure of the ankle joint The ankle joint consists of 3 bones uniting. -The tibia, which is the primary bone of the lower leg, comprises the medial aspect of the anklebone. -The fibula is a smaller sized bone that parallels the tibia within the lower leg as well as comprises the lateral aspect of…

Benefits In Bone Healing’ Clinical Evidences

Pulsed electromagnetic field (PEMF) is an electrical instrument used to generate specific kind of magnetic fields that can influence the physiology of the human body. Each magnetic pulse generated by PEMF stimulates a tiny electrical signal in the cells of the body resulting in stimulation of the repair process. PEMF is a non-invasive instrument with…

How to Live With Cerebral Palsy

 Cerebral   Palsy  is an umbrella term used to describe a group of chronic disorders impairing control of movement that appear in the first few years of life and generally do not worsen over time. The term  cerebral  refers to the brain’s two halves, or hemispheres, and  palsy  describes any disorder that impairs control of body…

When You Need Sciatica Pain Relief

Pain caused by sciatica is felt deep inside the leg and can be incredibly crippling. Sciatica can also cause tingling, numbness or weakness in the leg or a sharp burning feeling all of which are uncomfortable. Achieving sciatica pain relief permanently involves targeting the cause of the sciatica and treating the cause, otherwise pain alleviation…

How to Stop a Sore Throat at The First Sign

You are just going through your day minding your own business when you get an odd sensation, a feeling in your throat, a tingle, or a tickle. You force a swallow down, trying to push it away, willing it to go away, because you just don’t have time to deal with this right now. After…

Acupuncture Meridian Chart

An acupuncture meridian chart is a chart that gives the specific pressure points for specific body parts. This is to ensure that pressure is put onto the correct pressure points. When this is correctly done, the desired effects are achieved. This could be relief from certain pains and aches, diseases, or reversal of certain conditions.…

Fighting Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic Syndrome is a condition that was only identified about 20 years ago. It’s a condition many people have but few understand. Even the experts debate its existence. But most would agree that the risk factors that make up Metabolic Syndrome or Syndrome-X as it’s sometimes called are very real and very serious. According to…

Facts About Diabetes

Before people develop type 2 diabetes, they almost always have “pre-diabetes” — blood glucose levels that are higher than normal but not yet high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes. There are 54 million people in the United States who have pre-diabetes. Recent research has shown that some long-term damage to the body, especially the…

Is Obesity A Disease?

Did you know obesity is now an actual disease in America? The American Medical Association voted to classify it as a disease last year. Overnight millions of Americans became officially “diseased”. Is this a crazy or clever move? I don’t really know. Basically they are saying being fat is the same as being sick. I’m…

Pressure Sores Causes and Treatments

Pressure sores, also called bed sores, or decubitus ulcers, are the result of tissue damage that is caused by pressure against the skin, the friction of bedding or other materials against the skin, and/or shear forces created when the skin is moved one direction and underlying tissues are moved in the opposite direction as a…

Types of Treatments for Psoriasis

There are treatments for psoriasis based on the severity of the condition. Among the types of treatments for psoriasis are topical treatments reserved for minor conditions as well as phototherapy-also known as light therapy-reserved for more severe cases. In addition there are systemic medications and drugs used to treat psoriasis. The topical treatments are applied…

Toe Nail Fungus Treatment Options That Work

Toe nail fungus is a very common problem. Fungal infections in general are very common in both finger nails and toe nails. Fungus is really an organism that thrives in dark and damp places and thus finger nail and toe nails are a good place for it to grow. Toe nail fungus is the most…