Bronchitis Demystified – Simple Ways To Cure It

When you head to the doctor for a persistent cough and the inability to breathe well, he’ll do a physical examination. Upon completion, his diagnosis will likely be bronchitis. Yet, what is this strange upper respiratory illness? All it is in the inflammation and swelling of bronchial tubes (airways). This is the pipe that connects…

Shoulder Pain Treatments: Steroid Injections

Steroid injection represents a useful tool in the management of chronic shoulder pain. Ideally, steroids should be thought of as providing temporary relief. When injections are used appropriately, and in conjunction with physical therapy, they can serve as a sort of Band-Aid for the shoulder pain. In this way, steroids will give people a temporary…

TMJ Lockjaw – Facts On TMJ Dislocation

The Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) allows you to open and close your mouth. Hence, you are able to speak, chew, bite in, grind and clench your teeth with the help of this joint. It is a very delicate joint located in the front part of the ears and connects the lower jaw to the skull. In…

Bone Stress Fractures

Stress fractures are a common occurrence particularly in sporting endeavours and in recruits in the armed services, with overuse of the lower limbs a common theme. The lower leg is the most frequently affected area but other parts, even the arms, can be affected. The tibia, fibula and metatarsals are the most obvious areas to…

Chronic Neck Pain

The neck (cervical spine) is composed of vertebrae which begin in the upper torso and end at the base of the skull. The bony vertebrae along with the ligaments (like thick rubber bands) provide stability to the spine. The muscles allow for support and motion. What Causes Neck Pain? Many patients seek orthopedic care for…

Cerebral Palsy

A combination of a sane mind with a disobedient body is the simple definition of Cerebral Palsy. People affected by this disease behave very slow and awkward. They get laughed at and ridiculed by kids. They have drooping lips and squinted eyes. They are normally dubbed as though they are dimwits. For all you know…

Tick Paralysis Information

Tick paralysis is an unusual but spectacular disease from a medical standpoint. Tick paralysis is a loss of muscle function that results from a tick bite. The illness is caused by a neurotoxin produced in the tick’s salivary gland. Tick paralysis results from inoculation of a toxin from tick salivary glands during a blood meal.…

Ultra X7 4-stroke

It is true that pocket bikes are not as fast as motorcycles – but then again they are not meant to be cruised around in on the road with life size vehicles. You need the power so that you can perform great tricks and use it to race against others and their pocket bikes. The…

Neuralgia Treatment

Neuralgia is a neurological disease, caused by inflammation, degeneration, compression, irritation or damage to a sensitive nerve. These processes are caused by internal factors (such as inflammatory processes, tumors, etc.) or external (viral infections, exposure to cold, etc.). It is manifested by stabbings of acute pain with calm intervals during which prevails a painful sensation…

Sciatica: The Excruciating Pain of Pinched Nerves

Have you ever experienced such excruciating pain that standing up becomes a great difficulty?  Sometimes, sitting down makes the pain even worse. A lot of people may be doing something so simple and yet a certain body movement would cause them unbearable pain. You may be experiencing sciatica. What is Sciatica? Sciatica, or sciatic nerve…

Neck Pain Causes, Treatment and Prevention

What is Neck Pain? Our neck is subjected to stress, strain and minor injury on daily and ongoing basis. Over time this result in the degeneration of our cervical spine, causing neck pain. This occurs anywhere from the bottom of our head to the top of our shoulders and may radiate to our upper back…

Sore Throat Treatment – Know the Facts

A sore throat is often caused by an infection in the throat. The infection is usually caused by a virus or bacteria. Sore throats can also be caused by allergies and tobacco smoke. A sore throat can be a symptom of many different medical disorders. A sore throat is a common and minor condition in…

Diabetic Ketoacidosis Signs

Diabetes is often referred to as a metabolic disorder because the body can’t deal with sugars that are digested from the food that we eat. These types of foods are predominantly carbohydrates that are broken down in the intestine and then absorbed into the blood. In a normal functioning metabolism insulin would be secreted that…