Bronchitis Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Bronchitis is an infection of the intricate network of airways both within and connecting to the lungs. Usually striking when the immune system is low, bronchitis commonly develops as a progression of an upper respiratory infection and will normally clear within a couple of weeks although chronic cases may last for months. Bronchitis is a…

Hip Dislocation In Older Dogs

Hip dislocation is common in older dogs and can affect overall dog health. Hip dislocation basically stands for the separation of femoral head from pelvic acetabulum. The medical term for hip dislocation is called hip luxation. Hip dislocation normally takes place at the hip joint. The hip joint is looks like a ball and socket…

Hip Dislocation In Older Dogs

Hip dislocation is common in older dogs and can affect overall dog health. Hip dislocation basically stands for the separation of femoral head from pelvic acetabulum. The medical term for hip dislocation is called hip luxation. Hip dislocation normally takes place at the hip joint. The hip joint is looks like a ball and socket…

What Causes Bone Fractures?

Most people were introduced to the orthopedic surgeon at a young age when they were brought to the emergency room with their first broken bone. For me the memory of the event is now faint (something about a bicycle and pavement), but the cast that I was able to tote around the classroom is fondly…

Acromioclavicular Joint Injuries – Part One

With its extreme mobility and limited stability and power, the shoulder joint is vulnerable to injuries in sport and activities, requiring expert management to recover entirely to normal. The shoulder joint proper is known as the glenohumeral joint and above this lies the acromioclavicular joint. Frequent reasons for injuring this joint are falls from skiing…

Types of Cerebral Palsy

There are several types of brain injuries at birth that may be called cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy is caused by low oxygen to the brain during birth that can cause several different problems, depending on how severe the brain injury is. The most common type of cerebral palsy identified is spastic cerebral palsy. This kind…

Catastrophic Injuries: Paralysis, Amputation, Burns

Overview: A catastrophic injury or illness usually occurs suddenly and without warning. Injuries may be considered catastrophic when they disrupt a person’s life and livelihood, or ability to earn a living. Management of catastrophic injuries is complex and may require the expertise of a team of health care professionals as the injured person moves from…

What do you know about kyphoplasty

Kyphoplasty Kyphoplasty is the surgery which helps the patient to recover from the spinal fracture.  Kyphoplasty treatment for spinal fracture increases the chances to recover from this specific frature and at pain management center you can get more guidance about it. It includes removing and finishing the back pain and stopmore damage to spinal cord.…

Two Types of Tmj

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ) is a condition that may be suffered by more than 30 million Americans. Sometimes called “the Great Imposter” for its ability to masquerade as other conditions, TMJ can result in symptoms as diverse as sleep disorders, facial pain, back pain, tooth pain, ringing in the ears, and tingling or numbness in…

Trigeminal neuralgia :An enigma

Trigeminal neuralgia :An enigma Author: Dr. Altaf H Malik Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Govt. Dental College, Srinagar. Co authors:  Dr. Ajaz A Shah Associate Professor and Head, Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Govt. Dental College, Srinagar. Dr. Suhail Latoo Lecturer Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Govt. Dental College, Srinagar. Dr. Manzoor…

The Pinched-Nerve Theory

For years, manual therapists have held firm to the belief that nerve root compression is the cause of pain arising from spinal misalignment. Pinched nerves are often blamed for unexplained neck and back pain. However, today most medical practitioners disregard the “pinched-nerve theory” due to the absence of neurological signs such as paresthesias, tingling, numbness,…

Dystonia Symptoms

Dystonia is not a new condition. It affects thousands of people every year. Contrary to popular belief, dystonia is not a normal consequence of growing older. As a matter of fact, the onset of dystonia can occur at any age. Dystonia is not a discriminatory condition, as it will affect men, women or children. Symptoms…

Voice Problems Among Call Center Agents

What do singers, lawyers, teachers, preachers, and call center agents have in common? All of them are professional voice users. This means that their voice is very important for them to earn a living. Being frequent voice users, however, also expose them to a greater chance of vocal abuse. With too much misuse and abuse…

How to Check for Throat Cancer Symptoms

Cancer is a disease of the cells in the body. The body is made up from millions of tiny cells. There are many different types of cell in the body, and there are many different types of cancer which arise from different types of cell. What all types of cancer have in common is that…