Arthritis Knee Surgery – The Pros and Cons

Arthritis is a disease characterized by abnormal inflammations affecting the human body’s articulations or joints. The fingers, elbows, hips, and knees are the primary targets of arthritis. Arthritis comes in varied forms. Osteoarthritis, the most common type of arthritis, is caused predominantly by old age, but may also develop in response to certain lesions, infections,…

DonJoy Knee Supports & Braces

Knee braces have been an essential part of protecting and healing knee injuries for years. DonJoy has created knee braces for all types of sports encounters and injuries, such as patella   dislocation , tendonitis, meniscus injuries and tearing of the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament. DonJoy has also developed knee braces for people suffering from arthritis to…

A Few of the Key Pressure Points in the Arm

Arms. They make great weapons for fighting. You have fingertips for gouging, the edge of the hand on the little finger side for striking, knuckles for punching or back fist strikes. The heel of the hand is an excellent weapon. A cupped hand is also an effective weapon. The wrist on the outer side is…

Adaptive Aids For Cerebral Palsy

The sixth of our series of ten articles on cerebral palsy (CP) looks at the range of aids and other adaptive equipment that help people with CP to move about and communicate effectively. With such equipment, people all over the world are able to lead independent lives. Equipment that enhances mobility of people with CP…

Facts About Hypervitaminosis (Vitamin Overdose) on Selected Vitamins

There are several class of vitamins each with unique chemical properties and with important biological roles to human body system. Commonly, classification of these vitamins may vary according to structural chemical composition, biological role and its solubility (fat soluble or water soluble). But whatever the biological role may it serve to human system vitamins are…

When the Dinosaurs Decided to Call It a Day

The dinosaurs when phht… over 60 millions years ago. And then, someone invented the typewriter. If, like yours truly, you’re old and decrepit, and you’re afflicted with osteoporosis or a receding hairline-as the case may be-, failing eyesight and/or hearing, then you’ll remember the ruddy contraptions. Of course, the internet generation has no idea. When…

What Are the Causes of Pain in Lower Right Back?

Back pain is a complaint doctors hear about frequently. People want information on backaches. They want doctors to treat pain in the back. Many want to know the causes of pain in the lower right back. Information about the Lower Right Back It is important to understand the structure of the lower right back if…

An Overview Of Some Sciatica Remedies

Sciatica can be an incredibly painful condition when there is nerve damage or pressure on the sciatic nerve, which is the largest nerve in the body. It runs from the bottom of the spine, through the hip, knee and to the ankle. Sciatica can be caused by a number of different things, each which need…

Cluster Headache –What Is It?

The cluster headache is a malady that affects just 69 out of 100,000 people in the population-much fewer than those who suffer from migraines, sinus headaches, or one of the many other types of headaches. This is probably why it was not really recognized by the medical community until the last 150 years or so…

Alice in Wonderland Costume for Kids

Preparing your kids for the Halloween can become very nerve wracking, all the more when you realize that you hardly have the time to make one from scratch. A ready to wear costume is your best answer. But with the many choices out there, choosing the right one could be another minor problem. Do you…

How To Cure A Fever Blister Fast

Fever blisters, also known as cold sores, herpes labialis and herpes simplex 1 are more common than you may think. It’s estimated that nearly 80 percent of the population has the herpes simplex 1 virus. I unfortunately am one of them. Like most people it is contracted at a young age from parent or relative…

How To Cope With Mental Illness

Any  mental   illness  is a concern, no matter how docile or severe the effects on the sufferer are, however many people who have developed  mental  problems throughout their lives go on to live fairly normal and successful lives. Just because you have a mental disorder such as paranoid schizophrenia or split personality disorder, there is…

How to Relieve Headache & Migraine Pain While Pregnant

Pregnancy is three trimesters on a big hormonal roller coaster. For some women, these changes in hormones can bring blessed relief from migraines, especially in the second and third trimester. But for others, the hormonal fluctuations of pregnancy can be the trigger that causes migraines. So what’s a woman to do to find headache relief…

Tips for Stopping Dog Itching

It is believed that many dog owners often see their pets scratching here and there but have no idea to stop dog itching. Most people consider dog itching as some kind of natural instincts of it, and some think that may be his dog gets skin allergy which can be cured only by some anti-allergy…