All About Cavernous Sinus Tumor

Cavernous sinus is a system located behind the eyes on both sides of the skull base. It is full with blood. This is one of the most important systems for your eyes since it comprises carotid artery or nerve which allow your face and eyes to have sensation. It also lets the muscle move your…

An Orthopedic Surgeon Can Help With Many Ailments

If you are struggling with an injury of the musculoskeletal system or joint pain, you should consider turning to an orthopedic surgeon. Keep reading if you want to find out what these kinds of specialists can do for you. One area of health that this specialist can address is arthritis. Arthritis is a disease of…

Physiotherapy Treatment of Shoulder Fractures

Humeral fractures occur commonly with up to five percent of all fractures falling into this category, eighty percent of humeral fractures being minimally displaced or undisplaced. Osteoporosis is a contributing factor in many of these fractures and a fracture of the forearm on the same side is a typical presentation. Nerve or arterial damage from…

Treatment, Surgery And Rehabilitation Of Complex Fractures

Complex fractures are breaks to the bones that are more severe than the majority of injuries normally treated by an orthopedic surgeon. Complex fractures most often occur in aging adults and athletes. Due to the challenging and intense treatment normally required for these patients, complex fractures of any kind should only be treated by an…

Spinal Cord Injuries and Workers Compensation

Back injuries are on of the most common injuries in Illinois work injury cases. This is an overview of spinal injuries. Spinal Injuries Some common forms of spinal injuries are those that relate to the spinal discs. Spinal discs are pads of cartilage that separate and cushion the spinal vertebrae. When the body moves, the…

Managing a Child With Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is a medical condition that affects thousands of children around the world. Many parents simply go into raptures when for the first time they watch with love how their little ones first turn over on the tummies, sit up, crawl and later try to stand on the legs and take those very first…

Multiple Sclerosis Misdiagnosis – Why This Happens?

Multiple sclerosis has a range of symptoms that are similar to a number of other illnesses including autoimmune, infectious, vascular and other diseases. This can increase the likelihood of misdiagnosis so it is imperative that you are sure your diagnosis of MS or one of the other illnesses that can mimic MS is correct. The…

Shingles – Treatment and Prevention

Most of us get chickenpox as children, and a few of us are left with a tell-tale souvenir of the experience: a tiny scar on the face or neck where we scratched once too often. But some of us are left with another legacy of that usually harmless childhood infection: shingles. Shingles is an excruciatingly…

The Link Between Magnesium Deficiency and Nerve, Muscle Pain

Magnesium is a mineral involved in hundreds of biochemical reactions that keep our bodies going. Among its many duties, magnesium helps the heart pump, regulates blood pressure and blood sugar levels, strengthens bones, metabolizes energy, synthesizes protein and maintains nerve and muscle function. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 57% of the U.S. population…