Medical Articles

Hip Replacement Exercises – Pre & Post Surgery Hip Exercises

A diagnosis of osteoarthritis of the hip generally progresses to the likelihood of requiring a hip replacement in the near future. As the degenerative condition advances, it causes a decreased range of motion, pain, muscle weakness, gait changes, and tight muscles. Specific exercises designed for hip arthritis can help maintain range of motion at your…

Cataract Surgery: Advantages and Disadvantages

Are you suffering from cataract in one or both eyes? Is the cloudiness of the eye’s natural lens is robbing you of your vision and quality of life? You no longer need to live with the vision impairment due to cataracts, thanks to cataract surgery. Anyone thinking about undergoing Cataract surgery should first understand what…

Abraham Colles (1773-1843) – Irish Surgeon

COLLES FRACTURE Abraham Colles first described this fracture in 1814, as an extra articular break of distal radius, which usually occurs in elderly individuals who fall on an outstretched hand. The lesion is typically dorsally displaced and angulated. The fracture is also caused by a forced dorsiflexion of the wrist, where the dorsal surface undergoes…

Broken Leg

Your leg contains 4 bones (the femur, the patella, the tibia, and the fibula) and bends at the hip, the knee, and the ankle. An accident can cause any of these bones to fracture (break) into two or more pieces. A broken bone that is exposed to the outside by a cut or if the…

Birth Injuries – Cerebral Palsy

During labor and delivery, the attending doctor, nurses, and other supporting staff are entrusted with the responsibility to ensure the safe and healthy arrival of a newborn. Babies are frail and easily harmed, so it is important to handle them with care, especially during the first moments of their lives. Unfortunately, there are occasions when…

Chronic Dry Eyes Or Red Eyes

Absolutely white, whites of the eye, is a myth. Veins in the eyes are and must be visible in healthy eyes. It is only when the red veins are dilated, the eye appears red. The drying up of lubricants and other protective fluids in the eye can cause irritation in the eye and result in…

8 Critical Cold Sore Stages

Let’s look at the 8 distinct cold sore stages, and what you can do now to lessen the severity, discomfort and length of your cold sore event. Cold sore stages 2-8 are the active stages and are very contagious during this time. Usually 3 to 4 weeks is the average life-span of a cold sore.…

A Minute Pain That Becomes Acute Back Pain

Back pain, one the most common medical problem faced by people; an ache which begins from areas like bones, nerves, joints and other areas of the spine and symptoms like weakness, numbness are indication to back ache. The spine acts as the major connecting channel between nerves, tendons, ligaments, muscles, and joints which in context…

Forceps Birth Injuries

There are many procedures available to doctors who are delivering a child if complications should arise. Much to the fears and stress of the parents, the birthing process is full of problems that endanger both the child and the mother. Tools such as vacuums and forceps can be important to promote a safe birth. However,…

Vitamin D – Depression and Other Mental Illness Treatment

There are many health benefits for the presence of Vitamin D in your body. Many mental illnesses can be treated with Vitamin D. Depression is seen when there is a lack or insufficiency of the vitamin. This is also effective against illnesses such as Seasonal Affective Disorder and dementia. Many health care professionals advocate the…

A Woman’s Worst Nightmare: Androgenic Alopecia

The hair is an essential part of woman’s attractiveness and unlike men, not many women would consider the bald look classy, unless they are African beauties who are specifically models. A woman will know that they are experiencing a hair loss problem when they comb their hair and the bristles are full of strands; when…

Silicone Putty

What is Silicone Putty? It is a two-part RTV silicone rubber, non-toxic material with the viscosity of putty for making simple but detailed moulds. The mould will withstand temperatures up to 315°C. This rubber does not require moulds or containers which liquid silicon or our RTV rubber requires. You simply mix equal parts of Part…