5 Ways To Decode Back Pain

1: Radiating pain in your arm and leg Cause : Radiating pain can be a result of poor posture or sedentary lifestyle causing the muscles around the spinal to become weak. This leads to increase in the pressure on the spine and theby on the disks (present in between two vertebrae) causing some pressure on…

Skull Fractures and Other Head Injuries

Head injuries caused by a variety of different things can be permanently harmful and even fatal. Although we have progressed mightily in the field of medicine and medical diagnostics, certain aspects of the brain still puzzle doctors. Thus, skull fractures and other types of head injuries are often serious and unable to be completely healed.…

Give More Bones to Your Spinal Instrumentation Coding

Spinal instrumentation is a method of keeping the spinal stiff after spinal fusion surgery. It is used to treat the deformities of the spinal referring to birth defects, fractures, scoliosis, spinal diseases, and other injuries. When the spine no longer maintains its normal shape, and nerve damage occurs, different kinds of instrumentation (made of metal…

Dealing With a Child Who Has a Physical Disability

Taking care of a child with cerebral palsy Cerebral palsy (CP) is a condition that causes permanent damage to brain from injuries to an infant caused during pregnancy or at the time of birth. The severity of disability varies and can result in loss of many abilities. Certain infections, lack of oxygenation to the brain…

The Debt Ceiling Compromise: A Closer Examination

With a major debt ceiling violation hot off the presses, what does this mean for America's taxpayers? Earlier this week, mere days before the deadline, the Republicans struck a deal with the Democrats in Congress and President Barack Obama to raise the statutory ceiling on federal debt and avoid a default that would have been…

Muscle Disorders – Hernias

The muscles of the body enable the body to move. They also help keep tissues and organs in their place within the body. Body muscles are generally firm and taut. However, it is possible for a muscle to become slack and weak. When this happens, tissues can sometimes force their way way or between two…

Imaging Analysis and Operative Treatment of Diaphyseal Fractures

Imaging Analysis of Diaphyseal Fractures Fractures are one of the most common indications for an imaging examination. However, such evaluation covers a broad range of indications, from initial fracture diagnosis, analysis of fracture fragment displacement and alignment, detection of predisposing lytic lesions, assessment of fraction alignment after closed reduction, assessment of alignment and hardware complications…

The Buzz is All About Mini-Motorcycles

Pocket bikes are miniature motorcycles – powered, for the most part, by oil- and gas-burning engines similar to those used in chain saws, weed whackers or other small motorized tools – and they look just like the real thing. The snaziest models cost thousands and are made in Italy, but the ones that are selling…

Brief Notes on Minerals

Minerals are considered necessary to the nutrition and function of the human body. They are iron, calcium, phosphorus, sulphur, chlorine, sodium, magnesium, iodine, copper, cobalt, manganese, molybdenum and zinc. Collectively they make up 4% to 5% of the body weight. There is enough lime (calcium) in an adult to whitewash a good size basement; enough…

Neck Pain – Muscles – Range Of Motion

You can feel and see the muscle that is most prominent at the front of the neck. This is the sternocleidomastoid muscle. This muscle is usually in pain after an auto accident when stretching occurs to this muscle as the head and moves backward and forward. The head can be abnormally tilted to one side…

Getting Rid of Canker Sores Naturally

Canker sores are usually found on the inside of the cheeks and lips. They usually look like a small white circle surrounded by redness. These sores are often painful, especially during eating or drinking. They often go away on their own, but there are some natural remedies for canker sores that help them go away…

How to Stay Healthy During Winters

Staying healthy during winters in a busy world is not the easiest thing to do, yet taking care of yourself is extremely important. Becoming ill can be a big hindrance in giving full attention to your responsibilities. Especially winters are the time that never goes unnoticed health wise. On average people catch cold one to…

Best Weight Loss Pills

What are the best weight loss pills? If you are overweight or obese you have definitely asked this question many times. Whatever our excess weight can be, we always want to be slim. And the best weight loss pills have been always sought after. Let’s think a little on this philosophic question and try to…

Bad Things About Computers

The kids nowadays cannot imagine their home without a television set, a computer, a phone, being influenced a lot by mass-media, which often gives them a wrong perspective of the world they live in. After several studies on the impact of the computer on kids, psychologists and paediatricians have reached the conclusion that computers can…