Muscles & Bones & Joints Diseases : Health & Medical

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Could Foot Pain Be Coming From The Back?

Could Foot Pain Be Coming From The Back?

With Foot Pain, it is common for this pain to originate due to the shoes that we wear. Having flat feet can also lead to low back pain. When pressure is placed on the nerves of the feet, the pain can easily radiate into the lower back. Foot pain will usually only get worse over time. The best way to......[Read More]
Broken Wrist Exercises

Broken Wrist Exercises

A fractured wrist occurs when one or more bones break in the radius or ulna. A person can fracture their wrist at work, while playing sports or by falling down. A lack of calcium can also make the wrist more susceptible to a wrist fracture. This type of injury can take up to 10 weeks to heal. Ex......[Read More]
How Does a Calcium Deposit Form?

How Does a Calcium Deposit Form?

IntroductionA calcium deposit is the underlying cause of calcific tendinitis. People with this health disorder experience a collection of calcium minerals in or on tendons, raising the potential for pain or inflammation of body tissues. The shoulder is one of the most common areas in.........[Read More]
How to Identify Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

How to Identify Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a condition that involves the muscles, tendons and joints of any individual that causes chronic pain. Affecting the musculature of the upper torso, hips or thighs, the condition causes flare-ups that may last for years. Changes in weather or hormone levels as well as stress often agg......[Read More]
How to Overcome Osteoporosis

How to Overcome Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease that afflicts your bones. Over time your bones eventually become brittle and weak. As a result, they become more susceptible to fractures and breaks, especially the bones within your spine, hips and wrists. Though the disease commonly affects women, according to the Mayo Cl......[Read More]
Comparison of Sensory and Motor TENS in Patients with TMD

Comparison of Sensory and Motor TENS in Patients with TMD

How does the application of STS TENS affect the kinesiographic activity of TMD patients?......[Read More]
Hip Flexor Injury Treatments

Hip Flexor Injury Treatments

Hip flexor injury is caused by acute trauma, poor strength and flexibility, or sometimes weak muscles in the lower abdomen, which minimizes stability of the pelvis. It can be treated at home with some basic treatment methods, followed by some simple rehabilitation stretches and exercises to help res......[Read More]
Getting The Better Of Toenail Fungus

Getting The Better Of Toenail Fungus

Toenail fungus is a disgusting condition to have. Lucky for sufferers of this condition, there is a simple cure to the problem. Read about it in this exclusive article.......[Read More]
What Controls a Cell's Biochemical Pathways?

What Controls a Cell's Biochemical Pathways?

A biochemical pathway is a specific sequence of chemical reactions in which the product of the first reaction becomes the substrate for the succeeding one. These elaborate chain reactions occur within an organism's cells until the desired final products are produced. A number of factors serve to con......[Read More]
Dissecting the Common Foot Problems

Dissecting the Common Foot Problems

This is an overview of common foot problems such as ingrown toenails, bunions, hammer toes, and ringworm. Also, be sure to read tips and tricks for preventing problems with feet.......[Read More]
Understanding the Dangers of Wearing Flip Flops

Understanding the Dangers of Wearing Flip Flops

Flip flops are preferred by people who are looking for stylish but comfortable footwear. However, you must be aware of the dangers of wearing flip flops. Here is a brief on some of he dangers of wearing flip flops and how to you can avoid them.......[Read More]
List of Foods High in Uric Acid

List of Foods High in Uric Acid

Certain meats are among the foods high in uric acid.meat image by sanyal from Fotolia.comUric acid is a waste product of the body processing purine. It can build up in the body and crystallize in the joints, making them inflamed. This is a painful condition called gout. Limiting foods.........[Read More]
How to Treat Smelly Feet

How to Treat Smelly Feet

Even the most hygienic person can still suffer from smelly feet. Smelly feet also clinically known as Bromodosis, is not only embarrassing for you but also unpleasant for the people around you. Smelly feet are usually caused by sweat. Sweet in itself has no smell but it is a great breeding ground fo......[Read More]
Padkontrol Vs. Trigger Finger

Padkontrol Vs. Trigger Finger

Korg's padkontrol and M-Audio's TriggerFinger are simple MIDI drum controllers that allow the operator to select and assign musical attributes and functions to a dashboard of pads, sliders and knobs. Controllers are useful for music editors, mixing studios, and deejays who need a convenient method o......[Read More]
Treating Osteoporosis: What Works Best?

Treating Osteoporosis: What Works Best?

Researchers examine different ways to use parathyroid hormone and Fosamax in the treatment of advanced osteoporosis in women.......[Read More]
Do You Have Aching Feet?

Do You Have Aching Feet?

According to research, aching feet can be caused by several factors. One of these is due to standing or walking for long periods of time, which places too much pressure on the soles.......[Read More]
How Long Do Knee Replacements Last?

How Long Do Knee Replacements Last?

Knee replacement surgery is a treatment option for patients with severe joint arthritis. While knee replacements can last a long time, they do not last forever. Often people are worried about their knee replacements wearing out in their lifetime. How long will a knee replacement last?......[Read More]
Dr. Lorry Melnick, DPM, Denver On The Cause And Treatment Of Heel Pain

Dr. Lorry Melnick, DPM, Denver On The Cause And Treatment Of Heel Pain

Dr. Lorry A. Melnick, DPM, Denver discusses the causes and treatment of heel pain. Dr. Melnick explains how heel inflammation occurs and how treatment and proper attention to problems when they first occur can help avoid having a minor condition become a major one.......[Read More]
What Are Boric Acid Crystals?

What Are Boric Acid Crystals?

Boron forms several oxyacids (acid that contains oxygen), collectively called boric acid, that crystallize in white, lustrous flakes known as boric acid crystals.......[Read More]
Alternatives to ACL Surgery

Alternatives to ACL Surgery

If a surgeon has recommended that you have an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery, you may want to know more about non-surgical treatment. ACL surgery and the post-op recovery process can be difficult and time-consuming due to the amount of time spent in physical therapy.......[Read More]