Tracheal Bronchitis

This is a condition also referred to as laryngo tracheo bronchitis. It is an infection of the larynx or the throat of a child. It affects the other parts of the tracheal tree and in children it affects the tonsils. The causes of tracheal bronchitis also known as croup are viruses or influenza organisms like…

Differential Diagnosis of Gout – What Causes The Joint Pain?

The differential diagnosis of patients presenting with joint pain is extensive, ranging from mild sprain, joint dislocation, trauma, malignancy, infection, and some life-threatening autoimmune diseases. Joint pains that caused by physical activities are very obvious and easy to be diagnosed. Examples of this kind of injury are sprained ankle, joint separation, ligament sprain, torn cartilage…

Understanding FHO Surgery for Dogs

Dog femoral head ostectomy, often known as, femoral head osteotomy or fho surgery are all names which are used to describe exactly the same thing, a medical procedure where the femoral head and neck are removed from the femur. Once removed there no longer is any hip joint, yet overtime scar tissue forms between the…

The Three Stages of Bone Healing

Bone healing is a process to join the broken or fractured bones. The process restores tissues and bones back to their original mechanical and physical properties. Many systemic factors involved in this process and can be distinguished into three overlapping stages. 1. Inflammatory stage: a hematoma grows in fracture site within few hours or days…

Back Pain Shoulder Blade – Causes and Treatment

Pain in the upper back and shoulder blades can be excruciating. It may be a referred or local pain. Causes Anatomy of the shoulder Shoulders form an important part of the upper back. Their anatomy makes them highly vulnerable to pain due to sprain, strains, tears and inflammation. The muscles and ligaments in the shoulder…

Signs Of Cerebral Palsy

Signs of cerebral palsy are often shown in the way a child motor skills. In most cases, children with cerebral palsy show varying signs of the illness that may range from mild to severe. Cerebral palsy can be detected before 18 months of age. Within such time, a normal child learns how to sit, crawl,…

"Analysis Paralysis" Getting Unstuck

So for some time now you have wanted to improve your life with “personal growth”, that catch-all phrase to somehow ‘be better’, ‘feel better’, ‘do better’. Or to start, grow or improve your business. If you are anything like me, you love information, to learn, to study, you love books and anything else that can…

Hernia Recovery: Taking It Easy After Surgery

If you’re currently recovering from hernia surgery, I feel for you. It’s a long and tedious process, and one that’s absolutely crucial to making sure you don’t suffer from another injury like that again in the future. Did you know that the chances of suffering from an incisional hernia are highest right after going through…

Spinal Surgery Cost

About 2.4 million Americans are disabled due to chronic back pain Chronic back pain is often associated with spine or back surgery if it becomes a disturbing nuisance and conservative treatments fail to provide relief. Spine surgery refers to the surgical procedure done to the spine in order to correct abnormal spine conditions such as…

The Most Important Ginkgo Biloba Benefits

The ginkgo biloba benefits are well known all over the world. First of all, this herb is recognized for its memory improvement effects. Studies for this matter have been performed even from 30 years ago. The number of such studies has exceeded 300, but the scientists continue to search for any other possible benefits. Memory…

Hand Dominance – Will She Be a Lefty or Righty?

Hand dominance is a term that describes your child’s preference to use the right or left hand to perform most tasks in her daily live. These task can range from holding a spoon, or stacking blocks, to drawing and writing. The hand that is dominant is not necessarily stronger than the other one. Your child…

Blood Sugar Levels and and Your Thyroid

Recent studies have revealed that there is an increase in the prevalence of thyroid disorders among people with diabetes. Coincidentally there is an increasing number of people with metabolic syndrome among those with a thyroid disorder. There appears to be a significant correlation between metabolic syndrome and thyroid dysfunction and scientific data continues to support…