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Toenail Fungus Treatments That Work

Toenail Fungus Treatments That Work

If you have toenail fungus, it might not be the worst medical condition there is on earth, but it is embarrassing and annoying - and if not taken care of, might escalate into worse things. There are many toenail fungus treatments available, so how to know which one works best?
Make Your Feet Feel Better With Arch Supports

Make Your Feet Feel Better With Arch Supports

You can reduce the likelihood of overstressing the tissues in your feet by choosing shoes that come equipped with arch supports. These supports are nothing more than springy padding to ensure that your entire foot is pressed up against the wall of your footwear allowing the shoe to apply tension all
Risks in Electrical Muscle Stimulation

Risks in Electrical Muscle Stimulation

Muscle stimulators contract the muscles through the use of tiny electric shocks.electricity image by Mat Hayward from Fotolia.comElectrical muscle stimulation has a long history of use among medical and scientific communities, and is frequently used to repair muscle tissue that has...
Drink Your Orange Juice -- It's Good for Your Bones

Drink Your Orange Juice -- It's Good for Your Bones

Want to make sure that your bones stay healthy and strong? Then start "boning" up on your vitamin C. Researchers have found that postmenopausal women who took vitamin C supplements had a higher bone density than those who didn't.
How to Test for a Tilting Reaction Reflex

How to Test for a Tilting Reaction Reflex

There are four tilting reaction reflexes. The "prone tilting reaction" appears at age six months. The "supine tilting reaction" reaction develops at eight months. The "quadruped tilting reaction" appears two months after that and the "standing tilting reaction" appears in human beings around the fir
Fibromyalgia & Narcotic Pain Treatment

Fibromyalgia & Narcotic Pain Treatment

Fibromyalgia (FM) is an incurable, but manageable condition that causes its sufferers to experience pain in their muscles and joints, as well as a number of other uncomfortable symptoms. A doctor is unlikely to immediately prescribe narcotics for FM pain, because many other options are available to
Knee Replacement Recovery

Knee Replacement Recovery

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons reports that 300,000 knee replacement surgeries take place every year. After knee replacement surgery in the hospital, patients typically remain hospitalized for a few days. Eventually, knee replacement patients are released to recover at home. The Americ
The Most Feared Complication of Hip Replacement Surgery is...

The Most Feared Complication of Hip Replacement Surgery is...

Hip replacement infections are serious complications they may require additional surgery and antibiotic treatment to cure the condition.
Multidisciplinary Treatment in Chronic Widespread Pain

Multidisciplinary Treatment in Chronic Widespread Pain

Certain factors may predict the outcome of multidisciplinary treatment in patients with chronic widespread pain. What are they?
Toenail Fungus - Is There a Cure?

Toenail Fungus - Is There a Cure?

A lot of people believe that there is a cure to toenail fungus. Well these people are correct because there is a cure. This article will go through what the fungus is and how to cure it.
Types of Injuries From External Rotation of the Shoulder

Types of Injuries From External Rotation of the Shoulder

Shoulder injuries are a common occurrence among athletes such as baseball players and weight lifters. However, like any other major joint of the body, there are many ways for the shoulder to be injured. One of the most common injuries is caused by external rotation of the shoulder.Rotator...
Herniated Disk vs. Spondylolisthesis

Herniated Disk vs. Spondylolisthesis

A herniated disk and spondylolisthesis are two potentially painful conditions that can affect the stability and function of the spinal column. While herniation affects the discs between the spinal bones (vertebrae), spondylolisthesis affects the bones themselves.
Golfer's Elbow Treatment

Golfer's Elbow Treatment

Golfer's elbow, which is also known as medial epicondylitis, is a condition that is usually caused by either ligament stress or repetitive movements for long periods of time, much like carpal tunnel syndrome. There are a number of treatments and lifestyle changes that can be made in order to improve
How to Treat Twisted Knee Pain

How to Treat Twisted Knee Pain

A twisted knee requires fast knee pain treatment. To treat a twisted knee properly there are some important steps to take to reduce your knee pain.
Cervical Dysplasia Procedures

Cervical Dysplasia Procedures

DefinitionCervical dysplasia is any abnormal growth of cells in a woman's cervix. It does not necessarily mean cancer. Cervical dysplasia is easily treated if caught early, but later stages can progress to cervical cancer.DetectionA Pap test detects the presence of cervical dysplasia. A...
Pathological Fracture and Healing of Unicameral Bone Cysts

Pathological Fracture and Healing of Unicameral Bone Cysts

Learn more on the prognostic factors for pathological fractures and healing of unicameral bone cysts.
Occupational Therapy & Rotator Cuff Injuries

Occupational Therapy & Rotator Cuff Injuries

The rotator cuff is part of the shoulder. It consists of four muscles and their tendons, which work in tandem to hold the bones of the shoulder together. The rotator cuff is the part of the upper limb that lets you do things such as stretching, bending or swinging your arms. However, extreme overuse
The 6 Best Exercises for Hip and Knee Arthritis

The 6 Best Exercises for Hip and Knee Arthritis

Both weight loss and muscle strengthening can help to reduce painful arthritis symptoms. Learn options for exercise when you have arthritis.
Gender Specific Knee Replacement Implants

Gender Specific Knee Replacement Implants

A gender specific knee replacement implant is a special type of joint replacement that has been designed either for a man or a woman. Orthopedic manufacturers have started to manufacture these gender specific implants in an effort to improve the durability and function of knee joint replacements.
Ankle Supination Treatment

Ankle Supination Treatment

Supination of the ankle describes the inward rotation of the foot at the joint, turning the foot in such a way that the afflicted individual has a tendency to walk on the outer edges of the feet, rather than evenly distributing the weight across the sole. Because supination is created by turning the