Muscular or orthopaedic problems are extremely painful, anybody that suffers from this kind of pains can relate. And even though doing exercise is incredibly helpful for this kind of conditions, it is at the same time unbearably painful. This situation ends up turning into a vicious cycle, in the case of children, they will not do their exercises because they will experience pain, although it would help them. That is why, on this post we are going to talk about how our children can do stretching exercises for kyphosis, what kind of stretching exercises and how to know if your kid are being effective or not.
As figures show, cardiovascular diseases and diabetes are the first and fifth cause of death in the main western countries respectively. Not only this but according to the World Health Organisation, the incidence of Type II diabetes will increase by 80% in the upcoming years. Diabetes disease is a condition by which or body cannot control appropriately our blood glucose levels, what many people don’t know is that diabetes is directly involved in the increase in probability of suffering cardiovascular, and renal complications. This means that actions must be taken to revert this situation, which has led to an amazing increase in scientific research in this matter, delivering in many cases very interested results, improvements and advances.
As part of the day-to-day work of orthopaedic pharmacists, it is necessary for them to know the correct way of taking measurements when fitting an orthosis. Since, on many occasions, patients can have anatomical and pathological characteristics that differ from the measurements in which orthoses are mass produced. In order to ensure an optimum fit and, therefore, certify that the orthosis will have the appropriate therapeutic/preventative effect.
Bennett’s dislocation is an uncommon injury that affects the first metacarpal. It usually occurs in males aged between 15 and 45 and is caused by the fist impacting an object with the thumb bent, a fall on the radial edge of the hand or car and cycling accidents.
Traumatic brain injury is the leading cause of hospital admission for infants under 12 months, mainly due to falls. In these cases, it is important to act quickly because infants at this age have the greatest risk of suffering brain injuries as their skulls are not yet fully formed.
Arthritis causes inflammation, heat, stiffness and pain in the affected joints (hands, wrists, elbows, shoulders, neck, hips, knees, ankles or feet). Treatment is aimed at relieving these symptoms. At present, one of the most effective is ozone therapy. It helps reduce pain and inflammation and also strengthens the immune system, three of the characteristics of arthritis. And it has no side effects and improves the patient’s quality of life.