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…

Mini Bike Modification Guide

It is common these days to see mini bikes being sold in stores already with performance parts fitted, such as K & N style air filters and performance exhausts, however there is always still more work to be done to these bikes. They are incredible easy to work on and with such a basic engine…

Preventing Ankle Sprains – Ankle Braces (Part 4)

When all of the risk factors for spraining an ankle can not be eliminated you may want to consider some outside help to reduce the likelihood that an ankle sprain will occur. Braces have been used effectively for decades to reduce the frequency and severity of these injuries [1], [2], [3] ,. In this article…

Hepatitis -Definition, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Hepatitis is known as an inflammation of the liver, is a gastroenterological disease. Hepatitis is generally categorized as a viral or non-viral hepatitis. Viral hepatitis can be considered "rapid" a position that comes on frequently with severe symptoms and for a short time or "chronic" a position that comes on slowly, may or may not…

What is Lymphedema Treatment?

Complete Decongestive Therapy is the best lymphedema treatment that is available today. The aim of the treatment is to reduce the swilling and prevent the fluids from pooling in the affected limb. The procedure involves lymphatic massage, compression bandaging, skin care and exercise. If treatment is begun in the early phase, the condition can be…

High Risk, Moderate Risk and Low Risk Investments

For those looking to invest, you should know that many investments can be categorized as being high risk, moderate risk and low risk. Investing is not difficult, but you should always put lots of thought and planning into it. It is also extremely important to educate yourself about the many different investments available to you…

Tetanus – Overview of Self Care and Medical Treatment

Tetanus is an infectious disease which is caused due to Clostridium tetani bacterium. This bacterium usually lives in soil in the form of a spore. However, you can also find spores in dust and animal waste. The spores enter a wound where they germinate into the bacteria, which produce toxins that affect the muscles, leading…

Brain Tumor – The Symptoms and Diagnosis

The signs of brain tumor depend on the size, location and type of tumor. Symptoms may appear whenever a tumor pushes a nerve or injures a particular area in the brain. They can also be caused if the brain enlarges or fluids build up in the skull. Majority of the common signs of brain cancers…

Effective Ways To Avoid Ankle Sprains

A sprain is a torn or stretched ligament. Ligaments connect the bones at a joint and help to keep the bones from altering out of actual place. Most common injury is ankle sprain. This may happen suddenly when you twist the ankle too far, when you fall, or when you force the bone joint from…

Treating Fibroids – Foods – What Not to Eat

Little do we know that the main reasons for our fibroids growing larger is the foods we eat and the excess of estrogen which finds its way into our internal body. Research has shown that women from the Afro Caribbean and Asian cultures sufferers with larger fibroids than women of Caucasian culture. Looking at the…

Symptoms of Ovarian Cysts

Women with ovarian cysts have reported to have different symptoms of the ailment. The signs and symptoms vary from person to person and what may be a sign for one woman may not be the sign for another. Sometimes a sign may not clearly indicate the presence of cyst in a woman. This article deals…

How to Reverse Cirrhosis – Cure Your Liver Cirrhosis Naturally

When the liver cells start hardening and get scarred, because of a degenerative inflammatory disease mainly caused by excessive alcohol consumption, it is called cirrhosis of the liver. Some of the symptoms of liver cirrhosis are jaundice, red palms, vomiting, enlarged liver, weight loss, poor appetite, weakness, fatigue, upset stomach, diarrhea or constipation. Well, it…

Athletes Foot Cures – 5 Ways to Cure Athletes Foot

Athletes Foot, also known by its medical term as Tinea Pedis, is an infection on the foot caused by a plant like microorganism that uses the foot's dead tissues to feed itself. Due to the intense and sometimes adverse conditions athletes usually put on their feet from training and competitive performances, this bacteria tend to…