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Fibroid Tumors – What Are They?

What is a Uterine Fibroid Tumor? The word tumor simply means a “swelling.” There are many kinds of tumors. They are named according to the tissues involve, such as glandular, muscular, fibrous, fatty, etc., and there are also cancerous tumors. Fortunately, fibroids are non cancerous tumors. Any one of these tumors may enlarge rapidly and…

Cervical Pain and Disability – Part One

Patients report widely diverging levels of disability and pain in response to neck problems, with some have almost no disability and little pain and others with severe interference with normal life and high pain report. There may be different neurological and pathological events which underlie this variety which reflect the neck syndrome present. Initially most…

The Main Causes Of Shoulder Pain

In addition to headaches and back pain, shoulder pain is among the most prevalent pains experienced in the human body. The shoulder joint is made up of numerous bones and soft tissues which make it rather complex, and this is why injury to the shoulder can cause major limitations particularly where treatment is not obtained.…

Why Many Motocross Racers Need Knee Braces

Motor sports are extremely popular all over the world, and thousands of people take part in motocross events. This off-road motorcycle racing is all-terrain. Motocross is a sport that is enjoyed everywhere, and there is even a worldwide governing organization for the sport, the Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM). Motocross is enjoyed by people of…

What is Athetoid Cerebral Palsy?

It’s important that you understand Athetoid Cerebral Palsy, especially if you or someone you love has been diagnosed. Do you know that the symptoms are and what the possible treatments are? It will be important that you take the time to learn this. Athetoid cerebral palsy is sometimes referred to as “dyskinetic” and the symptoms…

All About Hiatal Hernia Symptoms

Frequent heartburn, especially at night is usually the first of the hiatal hernia symptoms to appear. A hiatal hernia happens when your stomach bulges through an opening called the hiatus. This is where the esophagus passes through the diaphragm connecting your mouth to your stomach. The diaphragm is a sheet of muscle that separates the…

Neck Pain Causes, Symptoms and Home Remedies

Neck pain may be caused by a number of reasons from a simple muscle strain to a serious spinal injury. Poor posture, uncomfortable neck positioning (and prolonging in such a state) may cause pain radiating from the sternocleidomastoid or even the trapezius- in plain English, your neck muscles. The symptoms could vary from mild ache…

Stretching Exercises to Relieve Sciatic Nerve Pain

Sciatica or sciatic nerve pain can be the most distressing of conditions to suffer with. With its various potential causes as well, knowing the correct treatment can also be a great dilemma. One potential cause of sciatica is tight muscles, and in particular tight Piriformis or Hamstring muscles. These muscles are a potential source of…

Neck and Back Pain

Neck and back pain are common, especially with aging. Low back pain affects about 50% of adults older than 60 years. The pain is usually caused by muscle tension or stiffness in that particular area of the back or neck which can be with or without neuro-motor deficits. The neck and back pain can either…

Candida Throat – The Best Natural Treatments

A Candida throat infection (also called Candida throat) can be caused by an illness, overuse of antibiotics, or stress. It is a fungus which lives naturally within our G.I. tract without any problems since the friendly bacteria that our bodies produce keep it at bay. However, if you are feeling run-down or stressed, the fungus…