Joint pain can take over your ability to function regularly as you grow older. All of a sudden, simple tasks seem Herculean. Getting up from a chair, walking down a flight of stairs, and standing for long hours can all trigger knee pain, hip pain, etc.
Spotting Corns on Your Feet: Early Signs
Some injuries and conditions might look small on the surface but can actually cause a lot of discomfort or pain. One such condition is developing calluses and corns on the feet. These are layers of thick, hardened, dead skin cells that form due to repeated friction and pressure.
Patient’s Guide to Sciatica Treatment
Sciatica is a medical condition in which a person experiences pain in the buttocks that radiates down one leg following the course of the affected sciatic nerve, one of the longest nerves in the body. The sciatic nerve runs down from your lower back and then splits through your hips, buttocks and both legs and feet.
Physiotherapy: An Overview
Sometimes, your body sends you pain signals to tell you something is wrong. It could be an ankle sprain or a strained ligament. It could be the persistent pain in the neck and shoulders while staring down at a laptop. It could also be the result of an injury or disease.
Naturopathic medicine: Benefits and Risks
If you’ve done any research about alternative medicine, you’ve probably stumbled across the phrase “naturopathic medicine.” In short, it refers to an array of holistic healing approaches used to promote health, wellness and healing. The most popular among them are acupuncture, massage and homeopathy.
6 foot conditions that need a chiropodist.
All year round, we work tirelessly to eat the right food, exercise, etc. while largely ignoring our feet all this time. It’s only after some amount of foot pain or discomfort that we bother to check them out. Hidden under layers of socks and shoes, they often bear the brunt of working throughout the day. (more…)
Overview of Arthritis: Causes, Symptoms, and Types.
Arthritis is very common, affecting more than 50 million adults and 300,000 children around the world. It is often referred to as “joint pain” or “joint disease” and can affect people of all ages, sexes, and races. But to understand what it is, we need to take a closer look at it along with its causes and symptoms. (more…)
Some Benefits of Physiotherapy You May Not Be Aware of.
Can you touch your toes without bending your knees? Can you stretch so flexibly that you feel alive in your entire body?
Strange questions, right? You might not realize it, but you probably did all this when you were younger and lived a more flexible and carefree life. (more…)
How to Identify Morton’s Neuroma? Causes and treatment.
A lot of your work gets done because you have a healthy and functional set of feet that keep you going. But even a slight pain or discomfort to the feet can interrupt your normal functioning.
One such foot condition is Morton’s Neuroma. Let’s get a better understanding of what this condition is. (more…)
Naturopathy as an alternative medicine: facts and benefits.
Ever see the memes that circulate in your social media feeds, where the modern human in the last line of evolution asks his predecessor to return back, saying – “I think we screwed up”. It’s not just you who relates to this, but this seems to be the ethos of our generation. (more…)
What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy? How does it work?
The way people process and react to emotions, feelings, experiences and situations is known as behavior. You may have noticed that people react to particular situations in different ways, which is the basis for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). (more…)