Your Baby Is Having His First Cold – What To Do

As a new parent both you and your family are probably overjoyed. The first few months has been nothing but wonderful and you are hoping it will stay like this forever. Unfortunately everyday life does not work like that and you are bound to experience some bumps in the road along the way and nothing…

Bronchitis is Contagious

Bronchitis is caused by pathogens. It is an inflammation of the large bronchi of the lungs. Bronchitis can be as a result of bacteria or viral infections. The contagious viruses include influenza, rhino virus and respiratory syntactical virus. When a healthy person comes into contact with a person suffering from bronchitis, chances of a bronchitis…

Shoulder Pain: Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment

The shoulders are the junction points of several joints that combine with muscles and tendons, enabling a wide range of motion for the arm — from scratching the back and lifting things to swinging a bat and throwing a ball. However, this mobility comes with a disadvantage. It can lead to problems with impingement or…

Physical Fitness for Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders in the nervous system caused due to injuries in the brain before, during or after the birth. Since the most common victims for this condition are children, there are many disorders that can be associated with it such as seeing, hearing, imagining, thinking and movement. There is no…

Pot Bellied Pig Hernias

America’s newest house hold pet seems to be the pot bellied pig. Originally from Vietnam and China, they have found a home here. They are clean, smart, and can be leash trained. In fact, they can even go to puppy school. On the downside they have a very keen sense of smell and coupled with…

Mechanical Traction – Does It Work?

Patients suffering from lower back pain and neck pain often take the help of mechanical traction – a kind of physical therapeutic intervention – to relieve themselves of the pain and discomfort associated with sciatica, herniated discs and arthritis. Patients with disc injuries, leg pain, neck pain and back pain are of the opinion that…

My Face is So Painful it Can Hurt to Talk

Question: I have had terrible pain and aching in the side of face for about four years. Thinking it was my teeth, I spent a fortune at the dentist, but it made no difference. The doctor says that it’s ‘trigeminal neuralgia’. I’m on a drug called carbemazepine but I still have days when it hurts…

Baby Gifts to Give the Whole Family

One of the most momentous and joyous occasions for any family is the arrival of a newborn baby. Everybody from parents to friends will want to be a part of the arrival in some way, and they will certainly want to see pictures and hear the all important details of the birth. Personalised baby gifts…

Sore Throat Tests

When conducting a sore throat test, a doctor will conduct a physical exam which is the same for both adults and children. The exam will include using an instrument that is lighted to see down your throat, your nasal passages and your ears. He will then check for swollen glands by gently feeling your neck…