Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression Therapy

Non-surgical spinal decompression is manual therapeutic traction applied to spinal vertebral joints to relieve chronic backache, sciatica and other musculoskeletal disorders involving the spinal cord. Due to age related degenerative diseases of bones or certain occupational activities that cause excessive wear and tear of the axial skeleton, the spinal joints undergo deterioration leading to herniation,…

Some Types of Degenerative Spine Diseases

Degenerative spine diseases are all kinds of diseases in relation with spine located inside the vertebrae and forms a major part of the nervous system of the body. These diseases do cause a lot of problems if not treated well on time. Following are some of the most common types of degenerative diseases that trouble…

The 5 Trigger Points of Sciatica

Sciatica is a symptom, or group of symptoms, caused by any number of conditions which compress the sciatic nerve. The main symptom of sciatica is pain radiating from the lower back or buttocks, down the back of the thigh. Pain may travel as far as the calf muscles. There may also be associated tingling, numbness…

Slipped Disc, Pinched Nerve, and Back Pain

Vertebrae are separated by inter-vertebral discs which act as small shock absorbers and facilitate movement of the spine. These discs consist of a very strong fibrous sac filled with an elastic jelly and very firmly welded to the vertebrae and cannot come loose. They can be compressed, twisted, rotated, bent and move obliquely, facilitating movement…

What Makes Children Hyperactive?

Even though so many psychologists are sometimes quick to make a diagnosis of ADHD when they are presented with a child that is overactive, kids can be overactive and not be ADHD. Children will appear to be ADHD at some stages of their life especially when they are overly excited and not sure what to…

Sore Throat – Four Home Remedies to Ease Your Pain

Apple Cider Vinegar Apple cider vinegar is known for its effectiveness against a sore throat and its usefulness as a home remedy in general. Like most of the other remedies, simply take 2-3 spoonfuls and mix them with water. Then gargle the remedy as needed. You will notice improvements instantly. Yellow Mustard There is has…

Tonsillitis Will Lose Its Ground

I don’t remember the one who said this, but for some reason this phrase was etched in my mind: the biggest unfairness is when children fall sick. You will hardly raise an objection against it, when you see that your child suffering. And even if he was healthy from birth, still various infections start bothering…

What To Do If You Have The Metabolic Syndrome?

Though it is still not very clear what causes the metabolic syndrome, it seems that overweight does play a very important role. The syndrome is clearly more commonly found in those people who are overweight than in those who are not. Even if one has the metabolic syndrome, he or she should not worry too…

Diabetes – "The Final Cure"

The American Diabetes Association is America’s leading voluntary health organization supporting diabetes research and diabetes education. ADA’s mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected. The ADA was founded in 1940, however, their efforts have been unsuccessful as diabetes continues to escalate with no sign of abating.…

Obesity, How to Fight the Teenage Obesity Problem

Obesity is becoming a major problem in the world we live in today. In this article we will teach you how to fight the teenage obesity problem in particular. The world is becoming sickly obese at the fastest pace ever! About 70% of the USA is overweight, this means over 210,000,000 people, and the rest…

Top Three Tips When Choosing The Best Cream For Skin Rashes

Nowadays, most eczema creams can be bought over-the-counter. Unlike prescription creams, OTC eczema creams can be bought even without a prescription from a doctor. And unlike prescription creams which are only available in pharmacies, OTC eczema creams can be bought both in pharmacies and grocery stores. The easy accessibility of OTC eczema creams for the…

Causes and Remedies for Wheelchair Sores

A. Problem Specifics An important practicality of people in wheelchairs is that they must be in a balanced position throughout the ride – no slouching or drooping, no leaning forward or backward, no tipping, no sacral sitting and/or no slumping. We are after a neutral tilt, no sitting outside the “box”, without a posterior pelvic…

Is A Zinc Deficiency a Cause of Psoriasis?

A study in the British Journal of Dermatology found that there was a marked zinc deficiency in many of their patients with psoriasis. Zinc is important for its antioxidant benefits which are critical for good skin health. I’m going to look at why zinc is good for your skin and what steps you can take…

Toenail Fungus Pictures – Nail Fungus Explained

It may be hard to diagnose a toenail fungal infection on your own, particularly if you do not have anything visual to compare it to. Looking at toenail fungus pictures may help shed the light on your problem, is it toenail fungus or is something else going on? Toenail fungal infections are common and most…