Treating Post-Stroke Shoulder Subluxation

Studies show that most patients who suffer hemiplegia after stroke have shoulder subluxation. With incidences higher in severely-paralyzed patients, shoulder subluxation is one of the most common secondary muscoloskeletal problems after stroke. Shoulder subluxation, nevertheless, can be treated in various ways. Also referred to as instability, a shoulder subluxation involves the partial dislocation of the…

Venous Ulcers

Venous ulcers can be debilitating, painful, and challenging to treat for healthcare professionals. It is reported that between 10 and 35% of the population has some form of venous disease and that 80 to 95% of leg ulcers are a result of chronic venous disease (Kline & Sieggreen, 2004). What is chronic venous insufficiency? Chronic…

The Difference Between a Theodolite and a Total Station

Both are tools used to measure horizontal and vertical angles during surveying and engineering projects. Each have particular pros and cons which can be utilized in various situations. In general, it will depend on the time, money, man power, and expertise you have available when deciding on the right tool for your job. Although theodolites…

Lung Cancer and Pneumonia

Frequently lung cancers are picked up on a routine chest X-ray in anyone experiencing no symptoms. If cancer cells begin to grow up in one of the bronchioles near the aveoli, the tumor could turn into the size of a golf ball or even larger without causing symptoms. Even when the chest X-ray looks normal,…

The Best Ways to Prevent Struvite Bladder Stones & Dog UTI

You may already be aware that bladder stones & dog UTI are fairly common. Bladder stones and urinary complications are seen more often in females than in males and more commonly in small dogs than larger breeds. Unfortunately, these conditions can be excruciatingly painful. In this article, you'll learn how dog urinary tract infections and…

Overcoming Duodenal Ulcer

Increasingly more people suffer from digestive disorder nowdays. Statistics indicate that ulcer is the predominant condition among people with digestive problems. Ulcer develops due to inflammation and corrosion in the lining of the gastrointestinal tract. Ulcers that occur at the level of the duodenum are referred to as duodenal ulcers, while ulcers that occur at…

Hepatitis – C and Alcohol Abuse

Considering that more than five million Americans have hepatitis B or C, both illnesses that can destroy the liver and which kill thousands of people each year, it's clear that the little discussed organ's time in the public spotlight has arrived. Hepatitis C Hepatitis C is a blood-borne disease, which means that it can be…

How to Fix the Rabbit Corkscrew by Yourself

Those that have a rabbit corkscrew in their homes, will see that in time, it starts acting strangely and instead of rotating the cork upwards it will do the opposite. This basically means that the cork will not pop out anymore, and instead it will be pushed in or broken inside the bottle. If you…