woman with joint pain

Any damage to the joints whether it is from a disease or injury can affect joint movement and cause joint pain. A big number of conditions can lead to joint pain, including rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, bursitis, an infection, strains, sprains, gout, and many other injuries. Joint pain may be caused by cancer of the joints…

foam rolling

How many times have you seen someone in the gym foam roll their lower back or joints? Many times probably, but it’s not beneficial at all. In fact, foam rolling your lower back can be quite dangerous and painful if you hurt yourself, and chances for this are high. A foam roller is a great…

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a group of signs and symptoms that result from compression of the median nerve. The median nerve originates from the brachial plexus and runs down the arm, forearm and enters the hand through the carpal tunnel. The median nerve provides sensation to your thumb, index finger, middle finger and part of…

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Ewing’s sarcoma is a very rare type of cancerous tumor that grows in your bones or the soft tissue around your bones, such as cartilage or the nerves. It usually affects people from the ages of 10 to 20 and has a high rate of being cured. Ewing’s sarcoma affects about 200 children and young…

scoliosis

Doctors don’t know the exact cause of the most common type of scoliosis, but it appears to involve hereditary factors because disorder tends to run in families. In the adolescent, the disorder most commonly results from a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Some of the genes may contribute to causing scoliosis, while others determine…

developmental dysplasia

Developmental dysplasia of the hip is a problem with the hip joint present at birth. It happens once in every 1,000 births. The hip joint is normally created as a ball and socket. In developmental dysplasia, the hip socket is shallow, thus the “ball” of the long leg (called femoral head), slip in and out…

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Osteoporosis means “porous bones.” Our bones are strongest at about age 30, then begin to lose density. More than 10 million Americans have osteoporosis, which is a significant bone loss that increases the risk of fracture. About half of women 50 and older will have an osteoporosis-related fracture in their lifetime. Our bones are constantly…

Nutrients for Stronger Teeth and Bones

In order to keep your bones, teeth, gums and other tissues healthy, we bring you some nutrients you should be consuming on a daily basis. Calcium Calcium deficiency can predispose people to develop cavities, gum disease, and enamel deficiencies. Good natural sources of calcium are broccoli, dairy products, leafy greens, and almonds. Iron Iron deficiency…

Pain Under The Ribs

There are several causes for the pain under the ribs. Some of them include muscle, ligament or tendon sprains. The pain will sometimes feel like the problem with the rib itself. A person can usually tell if pain is a result of the tissue damage if they feel the pain mostly when the move in…

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A recent Scottish study has found that substantial use of Marijuana may lower bone density. To believe the findings of the study, Marijuana is bad to the bones. According to the study, people using pot excessively are more likely to suffer a fracture as compared to those who only smoke tobacco cigarettes. Although the study…

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