Physiotherapy – Management of Hip Replacement

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the commonest joint degeneration condition in the world, resulting in huge amounts of pain and suffering, work loss, expense and disability. Ageing of western developed populations, soon to be followed by some developing countries such as China, will place an increasing burden on medical services as the occurrence of OA rises steadily…

Anterior Hip Replacement – What is it All About?

As a Fellowship Trained Joint Replacement Surgeon, I am often asked about the latest developments in arthritis surgery. With the advent of minimally invasive techniques in orthopedic surgery there has been a renewed interest in performing hip replacement through the front (anterior) of the hip as opposed to the more traditional posterior, or backside approach.…

Fractures, Bone Pain, Foot or Leg Cramp Treatment

Fractures, bone pain, foot or leg cramp during post menopause can also be referred to as Osteoporosis. Bone strength slowly decreases and causes the skeletal system to become more fragile. Bone density represents about 70 percent of the bone’s strength. When osteoporosis exists, the bone become porous, giving the body a greater chance to have…

Danger signs of Tick Paralysis in Dogs

In standard terms, this is not a paralysis of ticks, but rather a paralysis which ticks can cause mammals such as dogs to contract, because ticks secret a toxin which affects the nervous system of mammals. This toxin is released into the blood stream of the dog when the tick bites causing muscular weakness. It…

Osteoporosis Spine Treatment In India At Affordable Cost

Spinal Osteoporosis When people age – particularly women – there often comes a loss of height and weight, and the development of stooped posture. A bone-thinning disease called osteoporosis often causes these body changes. This disease is characterized by loss of bone mass and structural deterioration of bone tissue, which leads to bone fragility and…

Kawasaki KLR250

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Sciatica Pain – Causes and Symptoms

Sciatic pain usually starts in the buttocks and extends down the rear of the thigh and lower leg to the sole of the foot and along the outer side of the lower leg to the top of the foot. Pain may also be present in the lower back. Sciatica refers to pain along the path…

Botulinum Toxin A: From Sausage Poison to Anal Fissures

Botox injection is the most popular cosmetic treatment in the United States. With over 4 million treatments performed last year alone, Botox cosmetic treatments have grown over 420 % since 2000, making it also the most significant growth sector. Although many people know that Botox is short for botulinum toxin, few people know the history…

Sore Throat Treatment – How to Cure Sore Throat

Sore throat (pharyngitis) is a painful inflammation of the pharynx, which is the part of the throat that lies between the mouth and the larynx (voice box). Sore throat is often a symptom of various illnesses such as colds and flu, glandular fever, respiratory tract infections, tonsillitis, and chickenpox. While most sore throats heal without…

Tonsil Stones and Pregnancy

Many pregnant women who suffer from bad breadth might be due to tonsil stones. Since tonsilloliths and halitosis are provoked due to same elements they can be linked to each other. Nearly ninety percent of chronic bad breadth is found to be caused due to oral cavity bacterial imbalance. It is found that tonsil stones…

Can a Fatty Liver Kill You – Useful Tips to Prevent It

FLD or fatty liver disease is commonly caused by alcohol or metabolic syndrome such as diabetes, hypertension, obesity and dyslipidemia. However, there are several factors that could also attribute to such condition. These include metabolic and nutritional factors, plus drugs and toxins.  The liver has a very important role in metabolism and other functions such…

Diabetes in Children: A Growing Epidemic

What is Diabetes? Diabetes, known in the medical community as diabetes mellitus, is a disorder that makes it difficult for the body to regulate blood sugar levels. Diabetes mellitus occurs in the body’s immune system, preventing it from effectively warding off from viruses, bacteria and other foreign substances. Diabetes can be associated with major complications…