The Most Common Disability Among Children

Have you ever wanted to know what made up 75% of all at-birth  disabilities ? Well, it is a condition known as hip dysplasia, commonly referred to as just DDH. DDH, although it is not talked about much is actually a very common condition. My daughter had this when she was born and it was discovered…

Joint Pain Causes

Some people may experience mild joint pain from minor injury; however, the pain can often by subsided simply by resting. That being said, there are others who have joint pain for various reasons such as infections, autoimmune diseases, inflammatory conditions and degenerative diseases. Injury-related joint pain: Chronic joint pain can be due to a traumatic…

Cauda Equina

Cauda Equina Syndrome Compensation It is very common for people to suffer with lower back pain or sciatica. Usually, the symptoms can be alleviated with rest, physiotherapy, pain relief, or minimally invasive procedures. However, in some cases it is possible that lower back pain could be indicative of something much more serious. What is Cauda…

Electric Meters

Electric meters are used for measuring the amount or quantity of electricity consumed in factories and houses. What electric meters actually measure is the electric energy that passes through the circuit. for direct current the energy is A = V.I.t,. In alternating current supply systems, only watt-hour meters are used. Older meters like the electrolitic…

Massage Movements & Their Effects

Effleurage: this is a movement mainly consisting of “stroking” with the flat of the hand, fingers close together and as far as is practicable, the tips of the fingers turning upwards to avoid protuberances. Effleurage precedes all other movements because of its relaxing effect, this enables the client to get used to the therapists hands,…

Do You Suffer From Neurogenic Stuttering

One of the possible causes of stuttering that is being investigated is what is referred to as neurogenic stuttering. In this type of stuttering, it is suggested that the nerves that are related to speech are not responding properly to direction from the brain. Stuttering is a speech disorder. It can occur in both adults…

Silent Acid Reflux

Sometimes people do not realize that acid reflux is a problem for them. This may be referred to as silent acid reflux. A prescribed silent acid reflux remedy may be no different from those prescribed for common acid reflux, but diagnosis is sometimes more difficult. Many people believe that heartburn and acid reflux are synonymous,…

Disability Insurance – The Often Forgotten Protection

Disability Insurance is often the forgotten protection. Anyone can become sick or hurt. Whether you are employed or a small business owner, you can become sick or hurt, unable to generate an income, and find yourself financially devastated. This type of insurance is designed to protect you from such a dire situation. According to the…

30 Points, How Science Has Changed Our Lives

If we look life 100 years ago, and compare that with the today’s life, we will notice that Science has dramatically changed human life. With the dawn of the Industrial Revolution in the 18th century, the effect of Science on human life rapidly changed. Today, science has a profound effect on the way we live,…

Chronic Back Pain and Upper Back Pain Relief

If you need upper back pain relief at the moment, you may find this article very helpful. 9/10 adults will suffer from chronic back pain in their lives, so it is very important that you get the right treatment straight away. Once we find out the cause we can then finally get: * Upper Back…

Herpes Zoster Shingles – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Herpes zoster is commonly known as shingles. It is also known simply as zoster or zona. Shingles or herpes zoster is a nerve infection that results from the reactivation of the virus that causes chickenpox. The chickenpox virus (varicella zoster) continues to reside in a dormant state in the body’s nervous system after an episode…

Back Pain – Review of Mayo Clinic Report on Back Pain

The Mayo Clinic recently completed a report on back pain and it’s causes. According to this report four out of five adults will experience back problems sometime in their lives. This is pretty dramatic numbers especially when you factor in all the costs associated with treatment, medication, surgery, recovery, therapy and time lost from work.…

Stuttering In The Workplace

In a recent survey of people who stutter, 86% of respondents agreed with the statement, “Stuttering has, at times, interfered with my job performance.” Stuttering and other fluency issues can cause issues in the professional world on several levels. Often the speech difficulty itself isn’t the issue. Rather, the person who stutters may lack confidence…