Jaw Misalignment – What Does it Mean?

Jaw misalignment is considered to be one of the main causes of TMJ, and treatment of this disorder often focuses solely on re-aligning the jaw in order to reduce the amount of pain and discomfort associated with this condition. Jaw misalignment is characterized by the jaw joint moving out of alignment, and occurs as a…

Treatment and Healing After a Joint Dislocation

Dislocations can happen to your shoulder, hip, knee, elbow, ankle, finger, thumb, or toe. If you suspect you have a dislocated joint, seek prompt medical attention. The orthopedic specialist will have to return the joint to its normal alignment. What do I do if I think I have a dislocated joint? It is difficult to…

Different Types of Dental Teeth Fractures

The first form of crack is called an oblique supragingival fracture. This fracture is located over the gums, and typically happens when you chew down too hard on something. Typically, this fracture does not involve the nerve. When the fractured area of the tooth breaks off, the soreness will go away. Although the exposed dentin…

What Is A Greenstick Fracture?

Before we discuss what a greenstick fracture is, let us first examine where the name has come from. This conditioned was derived from the name of a type of wood known as greenstick. When you try to break this wood, it will be hard to break it all the way through. This is the same…

Astral Paralysis – How Bad Can it Get?

When an astral projection or travel is in progress, the person will experience some degree of physical paralysis which is known as astral paralysis. This just indicates that the mind split has already occurred in some form or the other. In astral paralysis, the physical body faces difficulties in different levels while animating itself when…

Low Back Pain and Sciatica – Is Osteoporosis the Cause?

Literally speaking, osteoporosis means ‘porous bones’. Individuals with osteoporosis suffer brittle bones which can be broken more readily than someone who is not suffering with osteoporosis. However, this does not mean you are going to suffer a fracture, there will be plenty of people walking around suffering with osteoporosis of the spine who will never…

Lazer Surgery for the Spine! What You Need to Know

“Laser” is an acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation, a unique type of light energy produced by man. Laser light is different than visible light in its characteristics of collimation (all emitted light is almost perfectly parallel), coherent (light waves are all in phase in both time and space) and monochromatic (one…

Inflammatory Arthritis – Types, Causes and Symptoms

What is Inflammatory Arthritis? There are many forms of arthritis. Inflammatory arthritis is any form of arthritis that involves the immune system and inflammation. The characteristic symptoms of inflammation are swelling, heat, redness of skin, pain, and loss of function. There are different types of inflammatory arthritis. Autoimmune Disorders The body treats it own tissues…

Neck Problems That Cause Tinnitus

Tinnitus, or abnormal noise in the ear such as ringing or clicking, is a medical condition with a number of causes. Problems in a number of the body’s systems, including the vascular, metabolic, musculoskeletal and neurological systems, can lead to this irritating condition. It may also be caused by psychological issues or pharmaceuticals. Technically, tinnitus…

The Promise of Pediatric Physical Therapy

Pediatric Physical Therapy is the special field of physical therapy that assists in the early detection of illness in children and uses a variety of methods of treatment. Licensed practitioners of pediatric physical therapy perform diagnosis, treatment proper, and health supervision of infants, children, and adolescents with a variety of developmental, neuromuscular, skeletal, or acquired…

Sore Throat-Causes-Symptoms and Treatment

Sore-Throat Definition: A sore throat is a disease primarily located in the area around the tonsils. It is also known as pharyngitis or tonsillitis.The pharynx is the part of the throat that lies between the mouth and the larynx or voice box. It is associated most commonly with the common cold or influenza. While most…

Tonsillectomy – Natural Treatments For Tonsillitis

For those who have ever suffered from a tonsil inflammation, you probably wish you could just hack off your tonsils. A tonsil inflammation, also called tonsillitis can cause a sore throat, ear pain, a headache, fever and chills and enlarged swollen tonsils. You will most likely have trouble swallowing and talking and generally feel like…