Sneaker-Skates and Safety

You know what is disconcerting? Seeing small children darting about in a store and realizing that while it looks like they are wearing regular shoes, they are skating. They’ll have these shoes on with wheels in the heels. When they start up and scoot around they go very fast, and I can’t tell where they…

Common Sport Injuries

Injuries are a fact of life if you're into competitive sports. Whether you're out cycling through the mountain roads or rushing down the football field, whether you're diving down to great depths or dancing elegantly on a gymnast's horse, the odds of your eventually falling, being hit, or suffering some kind of trauma are significant.…

Fractures of the Plateau of the Tibia

The expansion of the flat upper end of the tibia which makes up the distal half of the knee joint is known as the tibial plateau. The plateau is an essential part of the weight bearing function of the knee joint and if compromised can severely affect the movement, stability and alignment of the knee,…

Adult Stem Cells to Fix Fractures

A new study presented in San Fransisco in the United States of America by Froilan Granero-Molto has revealed that adult stem cells can help improve healing of broken bones and could eventually serve as a new treatment for the ten to twenty percent of fractures that are unsuccessful in healing. The lack of fracture fix…

Cerebral Palsy Symptoms and Conditions

Cerebral palsy symptoms vary from case to case. This condition is caused by damage to the brain that manages motor control. It can occur during pregnancy, childbirth or after the child is born. If if shows up after the child is born, it will happen no later than 3 years old. This is a permanent…

Sleeping Paralysis

Sleeping paralysis can be defined as terrors in the night. It is a state in which a person wakes up and finds himself, not capable of moving or speaking. Sleeping paralysis is also connected to other sleep phenomenon as dreams, nightmare and night terror. It can also be known as isolated sleep paralysis, familial sleep…

Issues Raised by the Surgical Treatment for Inguinal Hernia

Inguinal hernia is a common type of hernia that occurs in the region of the groin. The disorder usually generates mild, unspecific symptoms, which can be misleading in establishing the correct diagnosis. Most people with inguinal hernia may actually have no symptoms at all, thus rendering the process of diagnosing the disorder even more difficult.…

Sore Throat Cure – The Best Way to Cure Sore Throat

When the throat gets it can be either a viral or a bacterial infection. Normally one would see that it is caused by a communicable viral infection such as the flu, common cold, or mononucleosis. One sees that many a time's grave throat infections can be caused by a bacterial infection such as strep, mycoplasma…

Tonsillectomy Recovery

Tonsillectomy recovery can be a surprisingly difficult experience, especially for adults. Many patients are not given adequate information before their tonsillectomy to prepare and manage their recovery. There are some basic facts about tonsillectomy surgery and recovery, and also about conditions related to tonsillectomy like tonsil stones, tonsillitis, and strep throat that can help you…

Diabetics Deadly Sin Number 1

Based on my observations and experiences over the many years that I have been battling diabetes, I came up with what I call, “The 7 Deadly Sins of Diabetics.” I strongly believe that anyone who learns these 7 deadly sins, and then overcomes them, will completely eliminate type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes from their life.…

Obesity Rates Have Risen Threefold In The Last Two Decades

Obesity has been a growing concern for both the developing and fist-world countries. The World Health Organization (WHO) has already indicated obesity as a "global epidemic." Data obtained after extensive research and surveys show that obesity has seen about threefold upsurge in just 20 years. The WHO has also put forth in 2004 that obesity…