Osteoarthritis of the Hand

How Do I Know if I Have it? Osteoarthritis is one of the most common conditions that affect the aging population. It is by far, the most common disease that affects the joints, causing stiffness and pain. Although it may affect the joints of the knees and the back, the wrists and the hands are […]

Osteoarthritis: Signs and Symptoms of the Painful Joint Condition

Osteoarthritis is considered the most common joint disorder. With age, the body experiences normal wear and tear. Osteoarthritis is normal wear and tear in the joints. With osteoarthritis, the cartilage cushioning the bones at the joints begins to break down, allowing the bones to rub together. This results in joint pain, stiffness and swelling. Bone spurs may […]

What are Muscle Spasms?

What are Muscle Spasms? Muscle Spasms are sudden, involuntary (uncontrolled) contractions of one or more muscles in the body. It may develop in the arm or hands of a carpenter or along the calf muscles of a marathon runner. Other muscle spasms may involve the muscles of the spine and the limbs, causing posture and […]

Car Crash Aftermath Checklist

10 Things You SHOULD Do After a Car Accident Car accidents, unfortunately, will always be a part of your driving experience. Statistics show that in a person’s driving career, one will probably experience a vehicular accident at least twice. If you have never been involved in a car crash (hopefully never), you should at least […]

7 Most Common Sports-Related Injuries

Sports aren’t without risks or injury. Whether you are playing for the national team, for your university intramurals, or just for fun, there is always a possibility of getting injured. To prevent further damage and long-term complications of any sport-related injuries, here is a list of the 7 most common sports injuries, including immediate management […]

5 Delayed Injury Symptoms After A Car Crash

Automobile Crash Delayed Injuries In 2016, there were thirty-seven thousand four-hundred sixty-one (37,461) US vehicle deaths from a total of 300 million car accidents. While some injuries may be evident to the naked eye, others may not be immediately apparent. In some cases, symptoms slowly reveal themselves few hours to a couple of days after […]

Causes of Neck & Back Pain after a Car Accident

Car Accident Pain Unfortunately, car accidents occur all too often. Those accidents often result in back or neck injuries for some of the parties involved.  Whenever vehicular accidents take place, regardless of the intensity, a jerking motion of the body occurs. As a car slam unto something, the inertia from the opposing force causes the […]

DIY Arthritis Pain Management

Arthritis is normally associated with the elderly, but this joint pain and stiffness can affect people of any age. If you suffer from achy, swollen joints and find yourself less mobile or active because of it, you may have arthritis. Read this article for tips on how to live with arthritis. NOTE: If the pain […]

3 Knee-Strengthening Exercises

Knee pain is a common symptom that is experienced by almost everybody at some point in their lives. It does not choose as it can affect the young, the old, women and men alike. There are several causes of knee pain including chronic exercises such as long-distance running, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis among many other causes. Fortunately, […]

7 Natural Solutions for Knee Pain

Using Hot and Cold Therapy Knee pain can be such a nuisance. Fortunately, there are natural remedies such as hot and cold therapy that help with quick pain relief. To get the best out of it, you should rest the painful area, press a hot therapeutic gel pack to the inflamed knee for 20 minutes. […]

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