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Plantar Fasciitis Vs. Diabetic Neuropathy

December 3, 2019 | Comments Off on Plantar Fasciitis Vs. Diabetic Neuropathy

Plantar Fasciitis Vs. Diabetic Neuropathy Have you ever said, “My feet are hurting me so bad”? Now, this normal response could come from a variety of disorders or conditions from standing on your feet all day for family events to a more obvious reason like falling from a ladder and landing directly on heels (if…

Alternative Medicine and Acupuncture

December 3, 2019 | Comments Off on Alternative Medicine and Acupuncture

Alternative medicine usually refer to non-traditional or non-Western medical practices for the promotion of health. Over the past two decades, individuals are looking for other medical sources for their well-being and health have reached a prevalence rate between 30-50%. One of these alternative medicine has been acupuncture. What is acupuncture? Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese…

CBD Oil? Everything you need to know!

December 3, 2019 | Comments Off on CBD Oil? Everything you need to know!

CBD OIL? Recently, the use of medicinal marijuana has exploded on the medical community as patients are seeking alternative forms for their variety of disorders and conditions. The plant called cannabis sativa produces marijuana, hemp and cannabidiol (CBD) oils. The use of CBD oils continue to surge as individuals seek the medicinal benefits of marijuana…

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

October 30, 2019 | Comments Off on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME (CTS) Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most common of all , nerve compression conditions as it will affect 1 out of every 10 persons. Repetitive activity of various kinds can result in CTS as the median nerve becomes squeezed in a small anatomical space at the wrist called the carpal tunnel.…

CERVICOGENIC HEADACHE

August 13, 2019 | Comments Off on CERVICOGENIC HEADACHE

Cervicogenic Headache Headaches can come in many forms with an array of causes but often individuals do not consider such symptoms to stem from the neck. Due to this “pain in the head” possibly, originating from the neck or cervical region, it can be classified as “cervicogenic headache.” Neck structures like muscles, specific cervical or…

Thigh pain

August 13, 2019 | Comments Off on Thigh pain

Thigh pain The thigh is that part of human anatomy extending from the hip to the knee. The leg bone is called the femur. The anterior thigh muscles are known as the quadriceps which allow for knee joint extension. The adductors are part of the medial anterior the thigh. The posterior thigh muscles are the…

Ankle Pain

August 13, 2019 | Comments Off on Ankle Pain

Ankle Pain  The  ankle joint AKA talocural is  comprised from three bones, the tibia and fibula (  long bones of the leg)  and the talus ( top bone of the foot). Functionally, it is a hinge type joint, permitting dorsiflexion and plantar flexion and slight rotation of the foot.  The bones of ankle joint are…

Osteoarthritis

August 13, 2019 | Comments Off on Osteoarthritis

What is Osteoarthritis? Arthritis is defined as inflammation of a joint, and surrounding tissues. There are as many as 100 varieties of arthritis. According to the Center for Disease Control arthritis affects more than 54 million people.  Osteoarthritis is degeneration of joint cartilage and the underlying bone. It most often affect people as they grow…

Cervical Pain or Neck Pain

August 13, 2019 | Comments Off on Cervical Pain or Neck Pain

Cervical Pain or Neck Pain What is it, what are possible causes and approaches and for treatment. The cervical spine is comprised of 7 segmented vertebrae. The spinal cord, an extension of the brain, exists through an opening at the bottom of the skull. At each spinal vertebrae two sets of nerves controlling sensory and…

Hip Pain

August 13, 2019 | Comments Off on Hip Pain

Hip Pain Hip Pain is a condition where you can develop sudden pain in your Hip or it can gradually develop over time to a degree causing severe pain and dysfunction. Hip Pain can be caused  by a number of factors. Examples include: trauma to hip, fall, excessive loading to the leg, or sports injury…