Stress Fractures – garyhill

Stress fractures usually start out as a minor discomfort in the foot or leg, that occurs near the end of a long run. Usually the pain goes away as soon as the athlete stops running. Stress fractures are small cracks in the bone caused by repetitive stresses or overuse, such as the repetitive impact on…

Cerebral Palsy and Erb’s Palsy

The birth of a child is one of life’s most treasured and joyous events. That joy can be tainted or destroyed when the child suffers a debilitating or fatal birth injury due to a medical error. Most birth injuries are preventable by proper monitoring of both the mother and the fetus during pregnancy and delivery.…

Sleep Paralysis Symptoms – How to Cope

Sleep paralysis symptoms are frightening conditions that cause you to be paralyzed while still conscious. It can happen when you are about to sleep or as you are waking up. As if that is not scary enough, it can also include hallucinations. A person may see an eerie figure, hear a strange sound or feel…

Hernia – Causes of Hernia

A hernia occurs when the contents of a body cavity bulge out of the area where they are normally contained. These contents, usually portions of intestine or abdominal fatty tissue, are enclosed in the thin membrane that naturally lines the inside of the cavity. Although the term hernia can be used for bulges in other…

SPINAL INJURIES CAUSES,COMPLICATIONS AND TREATMENT

Usually the result of trauma to the head or neck, spinal injuries (other than spinal cord damage) include fractures, contusions, and compressions of the vertebralcolumn. Spinal injuries most commonly occur in the twelfth thoracic, first lumbar, and fifth, sixth, and seventh cervical areas. The real danger from such injuries isassociated damage to the spinal cord.…

Gas Scooters – a Power Sports Fun

Gas scooters are two-wheeled transportation vehicles. Gas scooters are motor vehicle built over a particular frame. It has two small wheels, where the size of wheels varies from 10″ to 16″ in diameter. The engines of Gas scooters are placed in the rear side of the vehicle. These engines of Gas scooters are made for…

Shingles: Symptoms, Cause and Treatment

Shingles, also called Herpes Zoster, is an outbreak of rash or blisters on the skin that is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox – the varicella-zoster virus (VZV). The varicella-zoster virus is now recognized as one of the eight herpes viruses that infect humans. The varicella-zoster virus is closely related to herpes simplex…

Pinched Sciatic Nerve Leg Pain

Pinched sciatic nerve leg pain can vary from a slight twinge to constant pain originating in the lower back and travelling all the way down through the buttock and down the leg to the foot. The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the human body and so the pain associated with this nerve can…

Use Of Physical Therapy Tables In Rehabilitative Therapy Programs

Physical therapy tables are necessary fixtures for every therapy program. Physical therapy tables are utilized to augment more than just physical therapy programs, but pediatric therapy programs, geriatric therapy programs, neurological therapy programs and others. The physical therapy tables in our inventory are designed to accommodate the needs of almost every patient, whether they’re in…

Sore Throat Symptoms

Sore throat symptoms are not hard to pin point. They come with other problems as well. You will notice that you have a running nose. This means that you have a cold. Coughing can aggravate the sore throat if the cough is dry. One of the most outstanding symptoms is the itchy or painful feeling…

What Are Tonsil Stones, And Why Do I Have Them?

Tonsils can get inflamed and can cause significant problems, but the fact is, these so-called “useless” tonsils that were once removed as a matter of course are in fact not useless at all. In fact, they help protect us from illness, because they are among the first lines of defense that help protect our bodies…

Metabolic Syndrome Risk

Metabolic syndrome is a very dangerous situation. It is a cluster of conditions such as high blood pressure and high blood levels of glucose. Because of that disorder heap, metabolic syndrome raises the risk of heart disease and diabetes. The likelihood that adolescents will develop metabolic syndrome rises in cases of exposure to tobacco smoke,…

Benefits Of Treadmill For Diabetics

Diabetes is a lifestyle disorder. It is a disease in which a body cannot properly control the amount of sugar in blood, and body does not produce sufficient amount of insulin or does not utilize it properly. It is very important for a diabetic patient to maintain sugar level in blood and to exercise regularly.…

Parents are killing Their Obese Kids

Children are facing the perils of obesity at an alarming rate with 17% of kids between the ages of 6 to 19 being overweight or obese, according to research. Unfortunately, a lot of these overweight kids are victims of a lack of balanced home prepared meals due to the busy lifestyles of parents, whom are…

5 Common Types of Skin Rashes

Unlike acne, skin rashes can attack people at any age and it can develop on any part of your body including palm, toe, fingers and face as well. Symptoms of skin rashes are red patches or bumps over skin. Inflammation, redness and itching are the common problems with skin rashes. Many reasons and conditions are…