Medical Articles

Shoulder Separation Repair – The AC Joint Injury

A shoulder separation injury is quite painful. It is actually not an injury to the shoulder; rather it is an injury to the acromioclavicular joint, also known as the AC joint, which is located where the collarbone connects to the highest point of the shoulder blade. The most common cause of a shoulder separation injury…

Cerebral Palsy Exercises And Benefits

Health plays a very important role in every individual’s life. It is rightly said that health is wealth. However, well being of a person is the result of many factors such as physical activity, physical fitness and exercise. Participation in our daily activities like household work, gardening, walking or other chores will help maintain your…

Lucid Dreaming and Sleep Paralysis

Lucid dreams of course are dreams that seem very, very more realistic than ordinary dreams, and in which one is consciously aware that they are dreaming. The more experienced one becomes at lucid dreaming, the better they can control it. Experienced lucid dreamers can make their dreams extremely realistic. Once you are able to control…

TMJ Exercises – 3 Sure-Shot Exercises to Ease TMJ

TMJ (Temporo-Mandibular Joint disorder) is pain and dysfunction of the joint in the skull which enables you to talk, eat and otherwise move your mouth. TMJ can manifest itself as pain in the jaw, head, ears or teeth; difficulty in chewing, talking and opening/closing of the mouth and clicking or grating sound in the jaw.…

Trigeminal Neuralgia

Trigeminal Neuralgia also called ‘tic douloureux’ is a painful nerve disorder that creates insufferable electrifying stabs in parts of the sufferer’s face. There are several possible causes for this issue but sometimes, none is needed for this to happen. The jolting shocks can be triggered by many simple and daily activities including eating, drinking, chewing,…

Can Plagiocephaly Be Treated in Adults?

These days it’s common to see babies with flat heads, and you might have even seen one or two sporting funny looking helmets to correct the deformity. But what if you have reached adulthood with a flat spot on your head, having been born at a time when knowledge of this condition was limited? Can…

Crystal Healing For Sore Throats

With the cold and flu season upon us, we all have a tendency to get sore throats as a side effect. These can sometimes be painful and can annoy even the most patient people when coming down with a cold. There are some alternatives to tradition throat sprays and lozenges that can help ease the…

Tonsils Swollen – How to Treat Tonsil Infection?

Are your tonsils white and swollen? Does it feel like someone has injected your throat with a vile of bee stings causing your throat to swell up like a balloon? If so, then you most likely have a tonsil infection. Tonsil infections are usually classified into a bacterial or a viral infection. The most common…

Nursing Care Plan – Diabetes

Bellow you will find a copy of one of the nursing care plans for type 2 diabetes authored by myself (a registered nurse manager). An detailed commentary by myself can be found below the nursing care plan. Please read through the care plan to better understand standards of type 2 diabetes care. Please refer to…

Obesity: Did You Know?

Obese individuals have a 50 to 100 percent increased risk of death from all causes, compared with normal-weight individuals. Most of the increased risk is due to cardiovascular causes. Obesity can shorten your life by 9 years. 18 million days of work are lost through sickness due to obesity, and it costs the English NHS…