Osteoporosis is a bone disease which occurs when you lose too much bone make too little bone or both. Bones become so weak that even bending over and coughing can cause a fracture. Fractures related to osteoporosis are commonly seen in hip, wrist or spine. Osteoporosis occurs when the development of new bone doesn’t keep […]Read more "Osteoporosis"
Widely used for the treatment of cancer, bone marrow transplant is a medical procedure wherein damaged bone marrow is replaced with healthy bone marrow stem cells. Its use for the treatment of various types of cancers can be attributed to the fact that it helps patient receive high doses of chemotherapy or radiation therapy meant […]Read more "Side effects of bone marrow transplantation"
A muscle spasm or cramp can catch you totally off-guard and for the initial 5 seconds, it will render you completely unable to concentrate on anything but the shooting pain in your calf or your arm or any other part of your body. While you can prevent the occurrence of muscle spasms, it can be […]Read more "Home Remedies for Muscle Spasms and Cramps"
Most hip fractures occur from a fall or from a direct blow to the side of the hip. Medical conditions such as cancer, stress injuries, or osteoporosis can all weaken the bones and make the hip more susceptible to breaks. It is possible for the hip to break from the patient standing on the leg […]Read more "Hip Fracture types and their treatment"
Summary: Sometime in our lives we all suffer from joint aches, whether at 20 yrs or 50 yrs. It’s best to consult an Orthopedic when symptoms start to appear. Rheumatoid Arthritis is a chronic form of conventional arthritis, different from osteoarthritis that causes unbearable discomfort, inflammation and loss of mobility in the joints. It is […]Read more "Orthopedics say rheumatoid arthritis can be dangerous"
Not a second passes by when we don’t need our hands, whether it’s brushing teeth, buttoning shirt, cooking, cleaning or any other activity. But what happens when they are attacked by arthritis? Scary, isn’t it. The fact is arthritis attacks a significant population of the world. We need our hands to perform everyday tasks successfully. […]Read more "Exercises to Relieve Arthritis Pain"
If you are suffering from a knee surgery, you may think exercising could worsen the condition leading to much more discomfort. But the reality is otherwise. Strengthening the muscles that support knee and keeping them elastic is the perfect way to prevent further damage. Start slowly and build your muscles steadily. You may experience some […]Read more "Help your knees: Get these exercises going"