Symptoms of Cerebral Palsy

It would be good to have some knowledge of the symptoms of cerebral palsy. Knowing the signs and symptoms of the disorder can ensure prompt therapy for the child with the condition. There are a couple of important facts that you should know about the symptoms of the condition. * The symptoms are not the…

Inguinal Hernia and Groin Pain

Hernia and groin problems are common sports injuries, particularly in soccer where the pelvic region is subject to large torsional (twisting) loads. An Inguinal Hernia refers to a protrusion of the abdominal contents through a weakness in the connective tissue of the Inguinal canal in the groin. Groin pain is caused by soft tissue disruption…

What is a Jones Fracture?

Metatarsal fractures are referred to as long bone fractures. As a long bone, treatment for these types of fractures varies depending on the location of the fracture and the extent of the damage both to the bone and to the neurovascular supply to that bone. Treatment of these fractures should be individualized, based on the…

Post-Herpetic Neuralgia – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Herpes Zoster or shingles is a painful rash on the skin and is caused by a reactivation of the chickenpox virus, which remains dormant in nerve cells for years. The rash usually subsides within a month, however, in some affected individuals – usually the elderly – the resulting nerve damage causes severe pain, which may…

The Many Causes Of Index Finger Pain

Having pain is not a laughing matter, especially when you do not know what it is. A common pain that people feel is index finger pain, which can be quite frustrating considering that our fingers do so much in our lives, from texting, typing, picking up items and much more. If you are experiencing pain…

Newborn Sacral Dimple Tuft Hair

What can I do? You do not need to do anything about pits, dimples, or hair tufts other than to bring them to the attention of your paediatrician. The area should be kept clean with regular bathing. No special care is required for a normal pit, dimple, or tuff. When does my doctor need to…

Untreated Strep Throat Can Lead To Serious Complications

While sore throat is an ailment that clears on itself within a few days, strep throat often requires medical treatment with antibiotics. Physicians claim that in the absence of an appropriate medical treatment, strep throat can rapidly aggravate and lead to complications such as rheumatic fever, cardiovascular diseases or kidney affections. Before penicillin was discovered,…

How to Get Rid of a Rash

Rash Chest: If you live in a place where weather patterns can change easily you may notice that your skin has a knack for getting “rash chest”. This is a term used when you you have a red rash on your chest that could be itchy. If you have had clear skin on your chest…