Unfortunately, some children are born with extremely tough conditions. Cerebral palsy and rare or neuronal diseases are among the worst kind.
No one can deny that knee injuries or conditions such as osteoarthritis can be extremely painful Our knees are one of the most affected joints in our bodies due to various reasons. The main one has to do with the fact that we use our knees every single day, mainly unnoticed, every time we make a small step, a complex system of bones, muscles and ligaments work together. As any other thing, due to the use we give our knees, the joint can resent and wear out. Things like our diet, activity (too much or too little) or family history play a very important part on our knees.
Arthritis is a common condition among the 40-year-old population, it affects the smooth cartilage in our joints, this is the “cushion” that protects the actual bones from touching each other, avoiding friction and pain, as well as stopping the bone from eroding. It is also associated with other diseases that can affect the joints such as Gout or Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arthritic feet symptoms are pain, swelling and stiffness on our joints. Today we are going to look at how to decrease our pain and take good care of our joints.
As you can easily imagine, a marathon training is no easy task. And it is not something you can do from one day, week or even month to another. As we always comment on this blog, it is paramount to be safe when practicing sport, not only for the sake of not suffering injuries that can stop us from doing our favourite sport. But also to prevent problems that can lead to conditions that affect the everyday activities we do all the time. That is why today we are going to give tips to know how to prepare to run for a marathon in a safe way.
For most of the people summer is the best season of the year. The sun is out, it is warm and the days are much longer. Is the time of the year that most of us use to travel or get together with our families to have fun. However, it is also a period of time where people may be affected by what to most is the best part of the season, the temperature.
Most of the people don’t know about diabetic foot because when they think about diabetes they think exclusively about blood, sugar and diets. What the majority of the people don’t know is that in reality, diabetes has a lot more conditions than only glucose issues. From sight to kidney problems, diabetes is a very serious and complicated disease from which, unfortunately, we don’t know everything about.
Let’s go talk about how to prevent running injuries, because as we have mention in many occasions, running is one of the most popular sports in the world. The number of runners all over the world has increased massively over the last couple of years. It is estimated that more than 64 million people practice running routinely in the United States. It is safe to say that running has become a “trendy” as people from all ages and status have tied up their running shoes and gone for a run. In addition to this, running has been boosted massively due to celebrities posting on their social networks their sport life.
Everybody can clearly explain what a cardiologist or a Orthopedic surgeon do. But not everyone is so acquainted with what a podiatrist does. A podiatrist is someone that has been trained and specialized in diagnosing and treating problems with our feet and lower limbs.
The dorsal spine is reinforced by a series of muscles that have the tendency to contract, causing persistent and diffuse pain, fibrosis and muscle spasm. The treatment of back pain, or dorsalgia, is aimed at relieving pain. But also important is addressing the causes of this ailment, especially correcting bad posture and trying to eliminate stress, which is highly conducive to the onset of back pain.
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.