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Athlete's foot
Elbow and Wrist Pain

06/23/2021 Daniella Johnson

Pain is the body’s way of telling that something is wrong with your body. Injury or medical condition in hands, wrists and elbows causes pain when performing simple tasks like picking up something, moving your wrist or straightening a finger.

Athlete's foot
Treatments Podiatrists Provide

06/23/2021 Sophia Hogg

A Podiatrist is a lower leg and foot specialist that has studied the anatomy and functions of our feet thoroughly. They can treat physical injuries and control ailments that result from ongoing medical issues, such as obesity or diabetes.

Asthma
What are the Common Lung Diseases?

06/22/2021 Alydia Stark

The job of our lungs is to take oxygen from the environment and transfer it into the bloodstream. Lungs are located behind our ribcage in the chest on either side of the heart.

Renal Artery Stenosis
Abdominal Pain - Causes & Treatment

06/22/2021 Daniella Johnson

Pain in the belly or abdomen referred to as abdominal pain can be the result of conditions affecting a variety of organs. The abdomen or belly is a part of the body consisting of the lower margin of the ribs (above),

Renal Artery Stenosis
Mixed Connective Tissue Disease

06/22/2021 Chris Preston

Mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD) has signs and symptoms of a combination of disorders mainly lupus, scleroderma, and polymyositis. Many people with this rare disease also have Sjogren's syndrome. For this reason, mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD) is sometimes known as an overlap disease.

Renal Artery Stenosis
Mesenteric Ischemia

06/21/2021 Chris Preston

Mesenteric ischemia happens when narrowed or blocked arteries confine blood flow to your small intestine. Decreased blood flow could permanently damage the small intestine. The unexpected loss of blood flow to the small intestine

Renal Artery Stenosis
Renal Artery Stenosis

06/21/2021 Chris Preston

Renal artery stenosis is the contraction of one or more arteries that carry blood to your kidneys (renal arteries). Contraction of the arteries prevents normal amounts of oxygen-rich blood from reaching your kidneys.

Anorexia Nervosa
Cryoglobulinemia

06/21/2021 Chris Preston

Cryoglobulins are unusual proteins in the blood. These proteins might clump together at temperatures below 98.6 F (37 C) if you have cryoglobulinemia. These gelatinous protein clumps could impede your blood circulation,

Anorexia Nervosa
Difference between Bone Pain & Joint Pain

06/21/2021 Daniella Johnson

Pain and aches in the bones and joints could range from mild discomfort that gets cured by on its own in a few weeks to months to severe aches that require eccentric treatment. Some medical conditions like arthritis, cancer of bones (primary or metastasizing) causes both bone and joint pain.

Anorexia Nervosa
Anorexia Nervosa

06/21/2021 Sophia Hogg

One of the most addictive thoughts is worrying about your body image. Many people are obsessed with losing weight and when this obsession becomes addictive to the point of phobia, it's called anorexia nervosa.

Social Anxiety Disorder
Social Anxiety Disorder

06/21/2021 Sophia Hogg

Social anxiety disorder (SAD) or social phobia is an anxiety disorder characterized by extreme fear of getting involved in social situations. People with this disorder have trouble talking to people, meeting new people, and attending social gatherings.

Crush Injury Hyperbaric Treatment
Musculoskeletal Pain

06/21/2021 Daniella Johnson

Musculoskeletal pain affects the muscles, ligaments, nerves, tendons, and bones with acute or chronic pain. The pain could be acute like it is sudden and severe or long-lasting referred to as chronic pain.

Crush Injury Hyperbaric Treatment
Crush Injury

06/21/2021 Sophia Hogg

A crush injury occurs when an object causes compression of the body, such as this is a direct physical crushing of the muscles by a heavyweight that involves compression of the legs, arms, and/or trunk. In short, crush injury is the result of physical trauma from prolonged compression of the torso,

Knee bone pain
Bone Pain

06/21/2021 Danial M. Syed

Bone pain is an extreme soreness, aching, or severe discomfort in one or more bones in the human body. It differs from muscle and joint pain, as bone pain occurs whether the person is moving or not. The discomfort is frequently associated with disorders that alter the bone's normal function or structure.

Stressed man
How to Overcome Stress?

06/21/2021 Danial M. Syed

Stress. What a word, right? How many times do we hear it on a daily basis? How many times do we in fact ‘feel’ it on a daily basis – especially nowadays? Stress is defined as emotional or physical tension, caused by a specific event, person, thought, or any other factor.

Bone Cancer
Workers Compensation Claim

06/19/2021 Sophia Hogg

An employee should record a workers compensation claim if injuries have been sustained on his work task or within the scope of employment. This includes occupational injuries, sicknesses, trauma injuries,

Bone Cancer
Bone Cancer

06/18/2021 Daniella Johnson

Bone cancer is usually rare. It is an unusual growth of cells out of control in your bone destroying the normal bone tissue. Bone cancer could be metastasizing from other organs or tumors of the bone. Bone acts as a supporting framework of the body.

Protect Trans Health
Churg-Strauss Syndrome

06/18/2021 Chris Preston

Churg-Strauss syndrome is a disease marked by blood vessel inflammation. This inflammation could restrict blood flow to organs and tissues, sometimes permanently damaging them. This condition is also called eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA).

Protect Trans Health
Behcet’s disease

06/17/2021 Chris Preston

Behcet's disease, also known as Behcet's syndrome, is an uncommon disorder that causes blood vessel inflammation throughout your body. The disease could lead to numerous signs and symptoms that could seem unrelated at first.

Protect Trans Health
Sickle Cell Anemia

06/17/2021 Daniella Johnson

Sickle cell anemia is a genetic disease affecting the red blood cells causing abnormal versions of hemoglobin referred to as hemoglobin S, or sickle hemoglobin. It results in an anomaly in the oxygen-carrying

Protect Trans Health
Knee Pain - Causes & Treatment

06/16/2021 Daniella Johnson

Knee Pain is a common complaint that affects people of all ages. This could instigate in any of the bony structures consisting of the knee joint (femur, tibia, and fibula), the kneecap (patella), or the ligaments, tendons, and cartilage (meniscus).

Protect Trans Health
Henoch-Schonlein Purpura

06/16/2021 Chris Preston

Henoch-Schonlein purpura (also called IgA vasculitis) is a disorder that causes the small blood vessels in your skin, joints, intestines, and kidneys to become swollen and bleed.

Protect Trans Health
Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis

06/16/2021 Chris Preston

Granulomatosis with polyangiitis is a rare disorder that causes swelling of the blood vessels in your nose, sinuses, throat, lungs, and kidneys. Formerly known as Wegener's granulomatosis,

Protect Trans Health
Transgender Healthcare

06/16/2021 Fred Mendez

“Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilization.” All of us have a whiteboard in our minds, it is filled with memories, experiences, and preconceived perceptions; the whiteboard is the summation of our life.

Binge eating
Tailbone Pain - Causes & Treatment

06/15/2021 Daniella Johnson

Tailbone pain also referred to as coccydynia can be a dull ache or a sharp pain in and around the small triangular bone at the bottom of your spinal column. The pain could be sharp or stabbing and may radiate from the coccyx to the hips, thighs, or the rectum which can make sitting difficult, exercise painful, and disrupt sleep.

Binge eating
Workers Compensation Texas

06/15/2021 Sophia Hogg

Workers compensation Texas is the kind of insurance coverage that offers the benefits to the employee who have been injured or had illness at the workplace can be a direct outcome of their work.

Binge eating
Binge Eating Disorder

06/14/2021 Sophia Hogg

Binge eating disorder is an officially recognized eating disorder and it affects people all over the world. People who binge eat often consume a large quantity of food in a short period and feel very guilty afterwards.

Cluster Headaches
Workers Compensation Benefits

06/14/2021 Sophia Hogg

Workers' compensation covers medical costs and wages which have been lost for workers who got injured at their workplace. It is required pretty much in every company to ensure that their employees get their Workers' comp claims for work environment wounds or damage.

Cluster Headaches
Broken Foot

06/14/2021 Chris Preston

A broken foot is also known as a foot fracture is an injury to the bone. You might experience a broken foot during a car crash or from a simple misstep or fall. The severity of a broken foot varies. Fractures could range from small cracks in your bones to breaks that pierce your skin.

Cluster Headaches
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

06/14/2021 Daniella Johnson

Patellofemoral pain syndrome is a broad spectrum pain experienced in the front of the knee as well as around the patella, or kneecap. It is also referred to as runner's knee or jumper's knee as it most common in athletes but can occur in non-athletic people as well.

Cluster Headaches
Psychogenic Pain Disorder

06/12/2021 Daniella Johnson

Your mind can cause pain that is not caused by a physical source or any preexisting pain , it can increase or linger for a long time. This is referred to as psychogenic pain. This occurs when the pain is related to any psychological, emotional, or behavioral factors.

Cluster Headaches
Greenstick fractures

06/12/2021 Sophia Hogg

A greenstick fracture is a type of fracture that occurs in a young, soft bone when a bone bends and breaks. In this type, the bone doesn’t break into two separate pieces. The name "Greenstick Fracture" comes from the green branch of a tree.

Cluster Headaches
Workers Comp

06/12/2021 Sophia Hogg

Workers comp is a form of coverage imparting for the lost wages and medical benefits for those personnel who get injured during their work which is in exchange for mandatory relinquishment of the employee's right to sue his or her company for the tort of negligence.

Cluster Headaches
Cluster Headaches

06/11/2021 Daniella Johnson

Cluster headache is not a common headache. It is also referred to as histamine headache, and is classified as primary neurovascular headache disorder. It involves groups of headaches, occurring over a period of several weeks.

Muscle Strain Treatment
Solve Your Muscles Strain Problems

06/11/2021 Sophia Hogg

A muscle strain is an injury to a muscle or a tendon, occurs when your muscle is overstretched or torn. Strains can take place in any muscle. When you overuse muscle, or improper use of muscle can arise in this situation.

Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery
Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery

06/11/2021 Sophia Hogg

Now, that's already a lot to take in. Having any type of medical procedure can be extremely stressful, let alone a procedure that happens on your noggin! You are probably wondering how procedures on the brain usually work

Mindfulness
Mindfulness

06/10/2021 Sophia Hogg

Have you ever wondered how to become like Sherlock Holmes or any other character that has a high intellect, with quick responses towards any form of change around them and are aware of how and when to react

Shingles
Shingles

06/10/2021 Daniella Johnson

Shingles, also known as herpes zoster is a contagious viral infection causing painful rashes. Shingles is a viral infection caused by varicella-zoster virus; it is the same virus that causes chicken pox infection.

Addiction
Morton’s Neuroma

06/09/2021 Chris Preston

Morton's neuroma is a painful state that affects the ball of your foot, most commonly the region between your third and fourth toes. Morton's neuroma might feel as if you are standing on a pebble in your shoe or on a fold in your sock.

Addiction
Piriformis Syndrome

06/09/2021 Daniella Johnson

An uncommon painful neuromuscular disorder known as Piriformis syndrome is caused due to contraction or compression of sciatic nerve by piriformis muscle. The most common cause is overuse or trauma from sports apart from other conditions. The condition is also referred to as deep gluteal syndrome, extra-spinal sciatica or wallet neuritis.

Addiction
Workers' Compensation Insurance

06/08/2021 Sophia Hogg

Workers’ compensation insurance (also known as workers’ comp or workman’s comp insurance) is coverage that compensates employees of an insured company when they are injured due to work.

Addiction
Warts

06/08/2021 Chris Preston

Warts are small, grainy skin growths that happen most usually on your fingers or hands. Rough to the touch, common warts also usually feature a pattern of small black dots, which are tiny, clotted blood vessels.

Addiction
Costochondritis

06/08/2021 Daniella Johnson

Chest pain is a frightening condition but not always life-threatening. Costochondritis causes inflammation of the cartilage connecting the ribs forming the ribcage. Pain caused by this inflammation could mimic the pain caused by heart attack or other heart conditions.

Addiction
Signs Your Feet May Need Help

06/08/2021 Alydia Stark

Feet are the basis of our everyday lives. They’re the foundation of our mobility and have the ability to impact our quality of life significantly. Pain or discomfort in our feet can lead to some serious problems. Podiatrists, also known as foot doctors, are here to help save our dear piggies.

Addiction
Addiction Treatment

06/07/2021 Sophia Hogg

Addiction is a primary, chronic, neurobiologic disease, with genetic, psychosocial, and environmental factors influencing its development and manifestations. It is characterized by behaviours that include one or more of the following: impaired control over drug use, compulsive use, continued use despite harm, and craving.

What is Generalized Anxiety?
Workers’ Compensation Attorney

06/07/2021 Sophia Hogg

A workers compensation attorney is needed if your injuries are not clearly work-related, or when there is a requirement for medical treatment, which also consists of permanent disability, at this time you should contact a workers' compensation attorney.

What is Generalized Anxiety?
Nerve Pain

06/07/2021 Daniella Johnson

Nerve pain referred to as neuralgia or neuropathic pain is caused due to a health condition affecting the nerves that carry the sensation to the brain. Nervous System controls every motion of the body;

What is Generalized Anxiety?
Plantar Fasciitis

06/07/2021 Chris Preston

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most frequent causes of heel pain. It involves swelling of a thick band of tissue that runs across the bottom of your foot and joins your heel bone to your toes (plantar fascia).

What is Generalized Anxiety?
Generalized Anxiety Disorder

06/05/2021 Sophia Hogg

GAD (Generalised Anxiety Disorder) is a feeling of extreme anxiousness about the most common things in your life. The person who suffers from GAD knows that they are reacting to things without any reason to do so.

Treatment of Chronic Pain
Fibromyalgia

06/05/2021 Daniella Johnson

Fibromyalgia is a chronic syndrome that causes widespread musculoskeletal pain and mental distress. The pain is accompanied by fatigue, joint pain, sleep, memory, and mood issues.

Treatment of Chronic Pain
Flat Feet

06/05/2021 Chris Preston

You have flat feet when the arches on the inside of your feet are flattened, enabling the entire soles of your feet to touch the ground when you stand up. Flat feet are also called pes planus.

Worker's Compensation Lawyers
Worker's Compensation Lawyers

06/04/2021 Sophia Hogg

Workers' compensation lawyers do not ask for charges in the typical hourly fashion. Their task is to help individuals to settle their compensation matters easily without any difficulties. Because, in some cases an insurance adjuster fails to clear up the compensation asked for.

Treatment of Chronic Pain
Treatment of Chronic Pain

06/04/2021 Daniella Johnson

Body's normal reaction to any injury or illness, a warning that something is wrong is pain. If the pain lasts for 3 to 6 months or more it is referred to as chronic pain or chronic pain syndrome (CPS).

Autism Spectrum Disorder
What is Autism Spectrum Disorder?

06/03/2021 Sophia Hogg

ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) is used to describe the group of neurological disorders which affect a child’s communication, behaviour and social interaction. It is characterised by repetitive behaviours, difficulties in social interaction and understanding verbal and non-verbal communication.

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Athlete's foot

06/03/2021 Chris Preston

The athlete's foot is also known as tinea pedis is a fungal infection that generally starts between the toes. It usually happens in people whose feet have become very sweaty while confined within tightfitting shoes.

Systemic Racism is a Public Health Crisis
Severe Back Pain Treatment

06/03/2021 Daniella Johnson

Back pain is common among people that usually improve within a few weeks or months. Treatment of back pain includes care administered at home, therapeutic remedies, alternative care, or even surgery.

Systemic Racism is a Public Health Crisis
Racism in Healthcare

06/03/2021 Fred Mendez

But wait! First things first!! Before racism in healthcare or racism in any other realm can be intelligently discussed we need to ask ourselves what racism is, and does it really exist. For that we need to take off the blinders, remove our rose-colored glasses and look at life as it really is, the good and the bad.

Electric Shock
Plantar Warts

06/03/2021 Chris Preston

Plantar warts are also known as verrucas, are small growths that generally appear on your feet’ heels or other weight-bearing regions. This pressure might also cause plantar warts to grow inward beneath a hard, thick layer of skin (callus).

Electric Shock
Electrical Injuries Management And Treatments

06/03/2021 Sophia Hogg

When you come in direct contact with an electric current, an electric shock happens that passes through your body and causes injuries. The severity of the injury depends on how high the voltage is and how quickly the person is treated. Electrical injuries are dangerous.

mini-stroke
Corns and Calluses

06/02/2021 Sophia Hogg

Corns and calluses are thick, thickened layers of skin that develop when your skin tries to protect itself against friction and pressure. They most usually develop on the feet and toes or hands and fingers. Corns and calluses could be unsightly.

mini-stroke
Pain Management for Opioid Addicts

06/02/2021 Daniella Johnson

Patients suffering from acute pain may be opioid dependent due to recreational or therapeutic use of opioid. The pain management in these patients is either under-estimated or under-treated. One of the most common reasons people might visit the doctor is for pain management.

Worker's Compenstion
Worker's Compenstion

06/02/2021 Sophia Hogg

Workers' Compensation covers all kinds of expenses incurred and lost wages as a consequence which means any injury/illness that happens during work can be covered. Partnering with employers to lessen their overall cost of injury.

mini-stroke
Mini Stroke Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

06/01/2021 Sophia Hogg

A Transient Ischemic Attack [TIA] is often called a mini-stroke. It can be caused by a temporary disruption in the blood supply to part of the brain. Call 469-545-9983 to book an appointment for Mini-Stroke.

burns
Burns - Diagnosis & Treatments

06/01/2021 Sophia Hogg

Burns treatment depends on the degree of burns and the location of the injury. You require particular medical care and treatment. For emergencies you can call Specialty Care Clinics at 469-545-9983.

Neck Pain Non-surgical Treatment
Neck Pain Non-surgical Treatment

06/01/2021 Daniella Johnson

Neck pain can be caused for a variety of reasons and some people might be hesitant to undergo surgery. For their relief, there are non-surgical options that may reduce, even alleviate, your pain. Call us today at (469) 545-9983 to book an appointment with us.

Osgood-Schlatter disease
Osgood-Schlatter disease

06/01/2021 Chris Preston

Osgood-Schlatter disease could cause a painful, bony bump on the shinbone just below the knee. If you or anyone you know is suffering from Osgood-Schlatter disease, call 469-545-9983 to book a telehealth appointment for a home check-up.

Cold Laser Therapy
Cold Laser Therapy

05/31/2021 Daniella Johnson

Cold laser therapy, also known as Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) stimulated healing by using low levels of light. This therapy uses a low-intensity laser that beams light energy on the skin that reduces pain and inflammation especially in deep areas of your body.

Migraine
Migraine

05/29/2021 Daniella Johnson

Migraine is a neurological disease, which involves pulsating sensation or severe throbbing pain. It is usually on one side of the head. Migraine episodes can last from hours to days and it might affect the daily activities of people.

Lungs filled with excess fluid in the pleural cavity
Pleural Effusion

05/27/2021 Daniella Johnson

In healthy lungs, the pleural cavity consists of the space filled with fluid. The Pleura is a thin membrane like structure that lines the surface of lungs and inside part of the chest wall. This prevents the friction as lungs expand and contract while breathing.

Types of ADHD
What is ADHD?

05/26/2021 Sophia Hogg

ADHD is called attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and is a chronic neurological disorder. It makes it extremely difficult to control their attention, impulsivity and their behaviour. Boys are more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD as children, while girls are not diagnosed till they’re teens or even adults.

Restless Leg Syndrome
Psychology

05/26/2021 Sophia Hogg

Psychology is the scientific look at thoughts and behavior, as per the American Psychological Association. Psychology is a multifaceted field and includes many sub-fields of study such as human development, sports activities, health, medical, social and cultural behavior with people and cognitive procedure.

Restless Leg Syndrome
Nail Fungus

05/26/2021 Chris Preston

Nail fungus is a normal condition that starts as a white or yellow spot under the tip of your fingernail or toenail. As the fungal infection goes deeper, nail fungus might cause your nail to discolor, thicken and crumble at the edge. It could affect several nails.

Restless Leg Syndrome
Restless Leg Syndrome

05/26/2021 Daniella Johnson

Restless leg syndrome; also known as Willis-Ekbom disease, is a nervous system related disorder. People suffering from restless leg syndrome experience twitchiness as well as discomfort usually in the late afternoon or evening hours, and might become most severe at night when a person is resting,

Types of Fungal Nail Infection
Now You Can Treat Foot and Toenail Fungus Infection

05/26/2021 Sophia Hogg

Nail fungus is a common condition that begins as a white or yellow spot under the tip of the toenail. Nail fungus is also called Onychomycosis. Fungal nail infections can develop when various organisms such as molds, yeasts, and fungi come into contact with a cracked nail or skin surrounding the nail.

Thyroid gland
Hypopituitarism

05/25/2021 Chris Preston

Hypopituitarism is an uncommon disorder in which your pituitary gland fails to produce one or more hormones, or does not produce enough hormones. The pituitary gland is a kidney-bean-sized gland located at the bottom of your brain.

Thyroid gland
Brain Trauma

05/25/2021 Sophia Hogg

Brain Trauma is a damage which occurs suddenly to the brain and mostly caused by a blow with an outside force to the head. Brain Trauma injury occurs when one meets with any kind of severe injury such as sports injury or car accidents.

Thyroid gland
What is Hyperthyroidism?

05/25/2021 Sophia Hogg

The thyroid is a small,butterfly-shaped gland in the front of our neck. It regulates the release of hormones that dictate how the body's cells use energy. Excess production of the T3 and T4 hormones leads to excessive increase in metabolism, which can cause unhealthy levels of weight loss.

TMS treatment for Depression
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

05/25/2021 Danial M. Syed

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is a procedure used on patients clinically diagnosed with depression. It is used when other conventional forms of treatment have been used to little or no avail. These conventional methods include attempts at usage of antidepressant medication and psychotherapy.

Diseased Lungs
Interstitial Lung Disease

05/25/2021 Daniella Johnson

Large group of lung diseases that cause scarring (fibrosis) of the lungs comes under the umbrella of interstitial lung diseases (ILD). The scarring causes the inflammation which leads to more than 200 different conditions of the lungs damaging the balloon like air sacs in the lungs known as alveoli.

The Importance of Water in Our Life
Orthopedic surgery specialists

05/19/2021 Sophia Hogg

Orthopedic surgery is the one surgery which is dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and injuries which is basically associated with the musculoskeletal system. That's why it is considered as an operation performed on the musculoskeletal system.

The Importance of Water in Our Life
Why is Water Important to Survive?

05/19/2021 Fred Mendez M.Ed.

The Euphrates and Tigris, the Yangtze, the Nile rivers are all known as cradles of civilization. Water is needed for the development of life so early man sought out waterways in which to settle. Hippocrates, the father of medicine said, “If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health”.

Woman having difficulty in breathing
Lewy Body Dementia

05/19/2021 Chris Preston

Lewy body dementia also called dementia with Lewy bodies, is the second most common kind of progressive dementia after Alzheimer's disease dementia. Protein deposits, known as Lewy bodies, develop in nerve cells in the brain areas involved in thinking, memory, and movement (motor control).

Woman having difficulty in breathing
Pulmonary Edema

05/18/2021 Sophia Hogg

Pulmonary edema is a condition caused by the buildup of fluids in the air cavities and tissues of the lung. It results in impaired or inadequate gas exchange, which causes difficulty in breathing and might culminate in respiratory failure.

Chiari Malformation
Chiari 1 Malformations in Children

05/18/2021 Austin Pickett

About one in 100 children has a common brain disorder called Chiari 1 malformation, except most of the children with this will not be suspected of brain malfunction. For those who do experience this disorder, 1 in 10 of the kids with this disorder will experience headaches,

Legionnaires
Chronic Pain Management

05/18/2021 Sophia Hogg

Chronic pain may happen because of inflammation or dysfunctional nerves. Chronic pain is a pain that is progressing and normally keeps there for longer than six months. This kind of pain can continue even after an injury. Chronic pain signals can be active for several weeks or months in the nervous system.

Legionnaires
Legionnaires' Disease

05/18/2021 Chris Preston

Legionnaires' disease is a serious type of pneumonia lung inflammation generally caused by infection. This is caused by a bacterium named legionella. Most people catch Legionnaires' disease by breathing in the bacteria from water or soil.

COPD lungs
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

05/18/2021 Sophia Hogg

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, otherwise known as COPD, is a debilitating chronic condition that can greatly affect you or your loved ones. Diseases that are chronic last for more than one year and require continued medical treatment.

A Bioprinted Ear
Bioprinting

05/15/2021 Austin Pickett

According to a new article published in Advanced Functional Materials, a medical team at Penn State University has begun testing the use of Bioprinting on rats to reduce the damage done by surgery.

Tired woman asleep at work
Narcolepsy

05/15/2021 Sophia Hogg

Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder characterized by excessive daytime sleepiness. People with narcolepsy are unable to stay awake for long duration which affects their daily social and work life.

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What is Septicemia?

05/13/2021 Sophia Hogg

It is a bloodstream infection which occurs when a bacterial infection that is present somewhere else in the body, for eg. the lungs or skin, invades the bloodstream (known as bacteremia) and circulates throughout the entire body.

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Neurosurgery

05/12/2021 Sophia Hogg

Neurologists and neurosurgeons work with a group of doctors and subspecialists in other areas to determine the most suitable surgery for your individual needs. Neurovascular surgical operation includes surgery on issues associated with the blood vessels of the brain and spine.

Kawasaki
Kawasaki Disease

05/12/2021 Chris Preston

Kawasaki disease causes swelling (protrusion) in the walls of middle-sized arteries across the body. It mainly affects children. The inflammation tends to damage the coronary arteries, which deliver blood to the heart muscle.

Bipolar Disorder Treatments
Balance is a Four-Letter Word

05/12/2021 Fred Mendez, M.Ed

Our body is quite the marvel, we scrape it and after we clean the wound, the body seems to heal. One can say that the body can heal itself. Well, it is not quite as simple as it sounds. For many of our ills, it requires medical professionals, pharmaceuticals and common sense working together to accomplish healing.

Bipolar Disorder Treatments
Sleep Apnea

05/11/2021 Sophia Hogg

Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder. People with sleep apnea disorder don’t take in enough oxygen. Therefore, a person who has sleep apnea, their breathing repeatedly stops and starts during sleep. If you snore loudly and after a full night's sleep you feel tired, you might have sleep apnea.

Bipolar Disorder Treatments
Bronchitis

05/11/2021 Chris Preston

Bronchitis is an inflammation (swelling) of the lining of your bronchial tubes, which carry air to and from your lungs. People who have bronchitis usually cough up thickened mucus, which could be discolored. Bronchitis can be either acute or chronic.

Bipolar Disorder Treatments
Spine Pain Treatment

05/11/2021 Sophia Hogg

Spine pain or neck pain is the most common pain that occurs anytime. Most pain is temporary, but Spine pain can be for a long time. It occurs when a strained muscle or sprained ligament—shoots pain from your lower back, through your bottom, and into your leg, which can be because of backyard work, moving furniture, or sitting for a long time.

Bipolar Disorder Treatments
Bipolar Disorder: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

05/10/2021 Sophia Hogg

Have you been struggling with daily activities? Do you have days where you feel like you can conquer the world only to be thrust into a pit of depression the following day? If you answered yes, then you might have bipolar disorder.

Asthma: Diagnosis & Treatment
Asthma: Diagnosis & Treatment

05/08/2021 Sophia Hogg

First, your doctor will perform a physical exam to rule out other respiratory disorders like COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), pneumonia etc. Then, there are 2 tests to measure how well your lung functions - Spirometry & Peak Flow.

Hand Specialist Doctor
Hand Specialist Doctor

05/08/2021 Sophia Hogg

Hand specialist doctors are orthopedic, plastic or surgeons who've additional training in hand surgery. The first step is to visit an orthopedic surgeons clinic because the hand specialist doctor can check your hand, wrist, and can determine which treatment to be followed. The most common causes of hand conditions include: Arthritis, Carpal tunnel syndrome.

Precocious Puberty
Brain Surgery

05/06/2021 Chris Preston

Brain Surgery is a critical and complex process. The brain surgery highly depends on its condition which needs to be treated. For instance, a brain aneurysm can be repaired using a catheter that's introduced into an artery in the groin. If the aneurysm has ruptured, an open surgical treatment which is called as craniotomy may be used.

Precocious Puberty
Precocious Puberty

05/05/2021 Sophia Hogg

Precocious puberty is when a child's body starts changing into that of an adult (puberty) too soon. When puberty starts before age 8 years in girls and before age 9 years in boys, it is considered precocious puberty. Puberty involves fast growth of bones and muscles, changes in body shape and size, and development of the body's capacity to reproduce.

Risk of Stroke
Does COVID-19 Increase Your Risk of Stroke?

05/04/2021 Sophia Hogg

A stroke discontinues blood flow to an area of the brain. Recent research found that patients who are hospitalized with a COVID-19 infection are at higher risk of stroke as compared with patients who had similar infectious conditions such as influenza and sepsis. Understanding the risk factors is the best way to prevent strokes from happening.

Recovering After a Car Accident
The First Steps in Recovering After a Car Accident

05/04/2021 Chris Preston

Every single day about seven thousand people are hurt in car accidents. Many more get wounded in other accidents. Wounds from these accidents could differ from minor scrapes and bruises to much more severe injuries.

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Asthma: Causes, Symptoms & Types

05/03/2021 Sophia Hogg

Your lungs keep you alive. Every fresh breath keeps you nourished. Asthma is an obstacle in breathing easily. If your airways become narrowed due to swelling and produce extra mucus, you may be having an asthma attack. It makes breathing difficult and any activities that require strain can become challenging.

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Coma

05/01/2021 Sophia Hogg

Coma is a condition of long-term unconsciousness that could be caused by a variety of problems traumatic head injury, stroke, brain tumor, drug or alcohol intoxication, or even a hidden disease, for example, diabetes or an infection.

Vascular Disease
Vascular Disease Symptoms

04/30/2021 Sophia Hogg

Vascular sickness is any condition that impacts the network of your blood vessels. Tube-shaped structure sickness includes any circumstance that influences your cardiovascular system, like peripheral artery disorder.

Giant cell arteritis
Giant cell arteritis

04/30/2021 Sophia Hogg

Giant cell arteritis is an inflammation (swelling) of the lining of your arteries. Most often, it affects the arteries in your head, particularly those in your temples. For this reason, giant cell arteritis is otherwise known as temporal arteritis.

Calciphylaxis
Calciphylaxis

04/29/2021 Sophia Hogg

Calciphylaxis is a severe, unusual disease in which calcium accumulates in small blood vessels of the fat and skin tissues. Calciphylaxis causes blood clots, painful skin ulcers and might cause severe infections that could lead to death.

Frozen shoulder
Frozen shoulder

04/28/2021 Sophia Hogg

The structure of our shoulder is as formed as a ball-and-socket joint. It is made up of three bones which are, the upper arm (humerus), shoulder blade (scapula), and the collarbone (clavicle). The tissue surrounding our shoulder joint holds everything together. This is called the shoulder capsule.

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Back Pain Management

04/28/2021 Sophia Hogg

Physical pain occurring anywhere at the spine or lower back, ranging from slight to disabling. Back pain can range from a muscle aching to a shooting, burning or stabbing sensation. Lower back pain, additionally referred to as lumbago, isn't a disorder. It's a symptom of several types of medical problems.

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Bundle branch block

04/28/2021 Sophia Hogg

A bundle branch block is a state or condition in which there is a delay or obstruction along the pathway that electrical impulses move to make your heartbeat. It is sometimes more difficult for your heart to pump blood effectively through your body.

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Buerger's Disease

04/26/2021 Sophia Hogg

Buerger's disease is an unusual disease of the arteries and veins in the arms and legs. In Buerger's disease also known as thromboangiitis obliterans, your blood vessels become inflamed, swollen, and could become blocked with blood clots (thrombi).

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Signs of Heart Attack in Women

04/26/2021 Sophia Hogg

A coronary heart attack is an existence-threatening event due to a disruption inside the blood flow to the heart. Women are much less likely to survive their first heart attack than men. Pain in a single or each palms, the back, neck, jaw, shortness of breath with or without chest discomfort are signs. Other symptoms along with breaking out in a cold sweat, nausea or lightheadedness.

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Phases of Chiropractic Care

04/26/2021 Sophia Hogg

Chiropractic care is like taking care of certain things in a particular manner. Chiropractic care is a biomechanical and physiological aspect of the body. It takes time to resolve problems correctly and fully without any drugs or surgery. Some conditions can be treated in a few visits or days.

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Broken collarbone

04/24/2021 Sophia Hogg

A broken collarbone is a common injury, especially in children and young adults. Your collarbone joins the upper portion of your breastbone to your shoulder blade. Prevalent causes of a broken collarbone include falls, sports injuries, and trauma from traffic accidents. Infants could sometimes break their collarbones during the birth process.

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Coronary Angioplasty

04/23/2021 Sophia Hogg

Coronary angioplasty is a procedure that is used to open a blockage in a narrowed coronary (heart) artery. This process improves blood flow to the heart. Atherosclerosis is a situation wherein a material called plaque builds up on the inner walls of the arteries.

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What are Bone Spurs? What are its Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment?

04/23/2021 Sophia Hogg

Bone spurs are protrusions of bone that grow along the edges of the bone. Bone spurs also called (osteophytes) usually form where bones meet each other in your joints. They could also form on the bones of your spine.

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How to Find the Right Doctor After a Car Accident?

04/21/2021 Sophia Hogg

If you or anyone you know has been a survivor of a recent auto accident and need a second opinion from a specialist provider, call us today at (469) 545-9983 to book your appointment.

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Treatment Options for Whiplash Injury

04/20/2021 Sophia Hogg

Whiplash is a neck sprain or strain. An injury due to forceful, rapid back-and-forth movement of the neck, is called whiplash. Whiplash is a common injury caused by rear-end car accidents.

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Neurological Trauma after a Car Accident

04/20/2021 Sophia Hogg

You might be struggling with serious pain and have trouble concentrating after a car accident or motorcycle accident. You might develop headaches, migraines, tingling, and numbness, or other symptoms in the days and weeks following the crash.

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Service with a Human Touch: Dr. Seema Kazi on Successful Mental Health Interventions

04/17/2021 Dr. Seema Kazi

For Dr. Seema Kazi, it all boils down to how clinics use the knowledge and resource that they already have. But most of all, mental health interventions should always focus on compassion, empathy, and understanding.

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Leukemia

04/14/2021 Sophia Hogg

Blood is a part of the body. Blood has various components such as red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, and plasma. The white blood cells that fight infection, red blood cells that carry oxygen, and platelets that help blood clot.

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What is Schizophrenia?

04/07/2021 Sophia Hogg

It is a mental disorder which affects the patient’s daily life in the most horrible way. It makes the patient unable to distinguish between reality and imaginary things. The main symptoms are hallucinations, delusions, paranoia.

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What is Mumps?

04/12/2021 Sophia Hogg

Mumps is caused by the mumps virus and it attacks the salivary glands (parotid glands). The salivary glands are located near your ears. Call us at +1-(469) 545-9983 for a consultation.

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How To Deal With Pain & Inflammation After Knee Surgery?

04/02/2021 Sophia Hogg

Knee surgeries like ACL repair, meniscus repair, and knee replacement can be difficult to recover from. Learn how you can deal with the pain after knee surgery.

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What is Graves’ Disease?

04/02/2021 Sophia Hogg

If you are suffering from Graves' disease, contact our expert providers at 469-805-4561. Get correctly diagnosed and appropriate treatment.

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What is Hemophilia?

04/02/2021 Sophia Hogg

Hemophilia is a disorder in which blood does not clot normally. If you or anyone you know is suffering from hemophilia, call 469-805-4561 to book a telehealth appointment for a home check-up.

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What is Cellulitis?

04/02/2021 Sophia Hogg

Cellulitis is a common, potentially severe bacterial skin infection. If you or anyone you know is suffering from cellulitis, call 469-805-4561 to book a telehealth appointment for a home check-up.

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Psoriatic arthritis

03/24/2021 Sophia Hogg

Psoriatic arthritis is a type of arthritis that affects some people who have psoriasis, a condition that features red patches of skin topped with silvery scales. Most people develop psoriasis first and are later diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis, but the joint problems could sometimes start before skin patches appear.

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Ulcerative Colitis

03/10/2021 Sophia Hogg

Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes inflammation (swelling) and ulcers (sores) in your digestive tract. Ulcerative colitis affects the innermost lining of your large intestine or colon and rectum. Symptoms generally develop over time, rather than unexpectedly.

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Lupus

03/8/2021 Sophia Hogg

Lupus is a disease that happens when your body's immune system attacks your own tissues and organs (an autoimmune disease). Swelling caused by lupus could affect many different body systems including your joints, skin, kidneys, blood cells, brain, heart, and lungs.

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Crohn's disease

02/16/2021 Sophia Hogg

Crohn's disease is a form of swollen or inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It causes inflammation of your digestive tract, which could lead to abdominal pain, serious diarrhea, fatigue, weight loss, and malnutrition.

Inflammation caused by Crohn's disease could involve different regions of the digestive tract in different people. This inflammation usually spreads into the deeper layers of the bowel.

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Depression

02/11/2021 Sophia Hogg

Depression is a mood disorder or disturbance which causes a continuous feeling of sadness and loss of interest. Also known as major depressive disorder or clinical depression, it affects how you feel, think and behave and could lead to a variety of emotional and physical issues. You might have trouble doing normal day-to-day activities, and sometimes you might feel as if life is not worth living.

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Infusion Therapy

02/10/2021 Sophia Hogg

Infusion therapy is when medication or fluids are injected through a syringe or catheter. It is a way of delivering medication that cannot be taken orally, or that requires to be dispensed at a controlled pace. In this article, we will take a closer look at what infusion therapy is, how it works, and the types of conditions it could treat.

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What Is Psychology?

02/08/2021 Sophia Hogg

Psychology is the study of mind and behavior. It contains the biological influences, social pressures, and environmental factors which affect how people think, act, and feel. Gaining a richer and deeper knowledge of psychology could help people attain insights into their own actions as well as a better knowledge of other people.

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Link Between Post Covid Syndrome and Shortness of Breath or Breathlessness

02/04/2021 Sophia Hogg

Defeating the coronavirus can be the start of the battle for COVID-19 patients. People with serious symptoms of the virus can be dealing with problems for years even after the recovery. COVID-19 is mainly a respiratory disease of the lungs which comprise of air sacs where the fluid is filled,

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Hammertoe and Mallet Toe

01/16/2021 Sophia Hogg

Hammertoe and mallet toe are foot defects which happen because of an imbalance in the muscles, tendons or ligaments which generally keep the toe straight. The type of shoes you wear, foot structure, trauma and specific disease processes could contribute to the development of these defects.

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Ingrown Toenails

01/16/2021 Sophia Hogg

Ingrown toenails are a natural condition in which the corner or side of a toenail grows into the soft flesh. The consequence is pain, redness, inflammation and, sometimes, an infection. Ingrown toenails generally affect your big toe. Generally you could take care of ingrown toenails on your own.

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Cortisone Shots (Steroid Injections)

01/15/2021 Sophia Hogg

Cortisone shots are steroid injections which could help ease pain and swelling in a certain region of your body. They are most commonly administered into joints like your ankle, elbow, hip, knee, shoulder, spine or wrist. Even the small joints in your hands or feet may gain from cortisone shots.

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Link Between Post Covid Syndrome and Difficulty in Swallowing (Dysphagia)

01/13/2021 Sophia Hogg

Some people who have had COVID-19 or coronavirus might have difficulty in swallowing or eating and drinking. This could affect your voice and communication. You might also become tired more easily or feel breathless at times.

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Link Between Post Covid Syndrome and Cognitive Impairment

01/12/2021 Sophia Hogg

Cognitive impairment is when a person has difficulty remembering, learning new things, concentrating, or making decisions which affect their everyday life. The COVID-19 pandemic has now cost the lives of as many Americans as the First World War, Vietnam and Korea combined. Most of these deaths are because of the well-known pulmonary problems of the coronavirus.

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Link Between Post Covid Syndrome and Skin Weakness Problems

01/12/2021 Sophia Hogg

A new study illustrates that some patients with COVID-19 disease have continuous skin-associated symptoms or skin weakness (skin rash and muscle weakness) long after they cure from the first infection.
The results, presented at the 29th Congress of the European Academy of Dermatology

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Link Between Post Covid Syndrome and Abnormal Heart Rate Problems

01/11/2021 Sophia Hogg

A man who says he had a “mild case” of COVID-19 many months ago just disclosed that he is still having abnormal heart rate problems following his recovery from the virus. Anthony Smith, vice-president of the digital media firm NationSwell, shared his story in a Twitter feed that has now gone viral.

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Everything You Need to Know About Post Covid Fatigue

01/09/2021 Sophia Hogg

While COVID-19 is a short-lived disease in most people, others experience lingering symptoms, including fatigue, for months after their first infection. So what should you do if you are suffering with post-covid fatigue, following COVID-19 or a different virus

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Link Between Post Covid Syndrome and Digestive Issues

01/08/2021 Sophia Hogg

People who have been healed from the COVID-19 disease are suffering from upper abdominal pain, loss of appetite or increased appetite, diarrhea and vomiting, as well as acidity problems.
Facing digestive issues after healing from highly contagious Coronavirus

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Link Between Post Covid Syndrome and Brain Fog

01/08/2021 Sophia Hogg

People who recover from Covid-19 disease might experience neurological symptoms such as "brain fog" due to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), indicates a new report.
People who have recovered from Covid-19 disease sometimes experience lingering difficulties in concentration, as well as headaches, anxiety, fatigue or sleep disruptions.

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Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM)

12/28/2020 Sophia Hogg

Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is an uncommon but serious condition which affects the spinal cord. It could cause sudden weakness in the arms or legs, loss of muscle tone, and loss of reflexes. The condition primarily affects young children.

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Huntington's disease

12/15/2020 Sophia Hogg

Huntington's disease is an uncommon, genetic disease which causes the progressive breakdown or degradation of nerve cells in the brain. Huntington's disease has a broad effect on a person's functional abilities and generally results in movement, thinking or cognitive and psychiatric disorders.

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Vasculitis

11/30/2020 Sophia Hogg

Vasculitis includes swelling of the blood vessels. The swelling could cause the walls of the blood vessels to thicken, which lowers the width of the passageway through the vessel. If blood flow is blocked, it could result in organ and tissue damage.
There are several types of vasculitis, and most of them are rare.

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Varicose Veins

11/30/2020 Sophia Hogg

Varicose veins are large, swollen veins and twisted veins which usually appear blue or dark purple on the legs and feet. They occur when the faulty valves in the veins permit blood flow in the wrong direction or do not work properly, so the blood does not flow effectively. The veins rarely require treatment for health reasons, but if inflammation, aching, and painful legs result, and if there is considerable discomfort, treatment is available.

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Multiple Myeloma

11/27/2020 Sophia Hogg

Multiple myeloma is a cancer which forms in a type of white blood cell known as plasma cell. Healthy plasma cells help you fight infections by making antibodies which recognize and attack germs.
In multiple myeloma, cancerous plasma cells amass in the bone marrow and crowd out healthy blood cells. Instead of producing helpful antibodies, the cancer cells produce abnormal proteins which could cause complications.

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Rickets

11/27/2020 Sophia Hogg

Rickets is the softening and weakening of bones in children, generally because of an extreme and prolonged vitamin D deficiency. Rare inherited problems also could cause rickets.
Vitamin D helps your child's body absorb calcium and phosphorus from the food. Not enough vitamin D makes it hard to maintain proper calcium and phosphorus levels in bones, which could cause rickets.

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Shoulder Pain

11/17/2020 Sophia Hogg

Shoulder pain is the pain in the shoulder because of an injury or a disease. The shoulder has a wide and versatile extent of motion. When something goes wrong with your shoulder, it restricts your ability to move freely and could cause a great deal of pain and discomfort. The shoulder is a ball-and-socket joint which has 3 main bones: the humerus or long arm bone, the clavicle or collarbone, and the scapula also called the shoulder blade.

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

11/11/2020 Sophia Hogg

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy includes breathing pure oxygen in a pressurized environment. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is a well-established treatment for decompression sickness, a possible risk of scuba diving. Other conditions treated with hyperbaric oxygen therapy involve serious infections, bubbles of air in your blood vessels, and wounds which might not heal as a result of diabetes or radiation injury.

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Retrolisthesis

11/05/2020 Sophia Hogg

The spinal condition retrolisthesis is the opposite of spondylolisthesis. While both disorders include a vertebral body slipping over the one below, the difference is directional. Retrolisthesis is a rearward or backward slippage, and spondylolisthesis (sometimes known as anterolisthesis) is a frontward or forward slip. Another terminology for either disorder is vertebral displacement. Of the two, retrolisthesis is uncommon.

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Coccydynia

11/04/2020 Sophia Hogg

Coccydynia is pain in the tailbone, or coccyx, which is generally the result of swelling in the tailbone. The coccyx is the small bone situated at the base of your spine.

Coccydynia could cause tenderness and a dull or achy pain in the low back or tailbone region.

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Hyperhidrosis

10/29/2020 Sophia Hogg

Hyperhidrosis is abnormally or extraordinarily excessive sweating that is not necessarily associated with heat or exercise. You might sweat so much that it soaks through your clothes or drips or drops off your hands.

In addition to disrupting normal daily activities, this kind of heavy sweating could cause social anxiety and embarrassment.

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FM Test for Fibromyalgia

10/26/2020 Sophia Hogg

Fibromyalgia is a neurologic state which causes pain across most or all of the body. A neurologic state is one which affects the nervous system.

Fibromyalgia affects 2 to 4% of people. Women have higher chances of getting affected than men.

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Fibromyalgia

10/17/2020 Sophia Hogg

Fibromyalgia is a disorder or condition distinguished by widespread musculoskeletal pain followed by fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues. Researchers believe that fibromyalgia increases painful feelings by affecting the way your brain and spinal cord process painful and non-painful signals.

Symptoms usually begin after an event, like physical trauma, surgery, infection or psychological stress. In other cases, symptoms slowly pile up over time with no single triggering event.

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How does a Brain Work

10/07/2020 Sophia Hogg

The brain is one of the biggest and most complex organs in the human body. Brain is made up of more than 100 billion nerves which intercommunicate in trillions of interconnections known as synapses.

Your brain comprises billions of nerve cells arranged in patterns which coordinate thought, emotion, behaviour, movement and sensation.A complex highway network of nerves connects your brain to the rest of your body, therefore communication could happen in split seconds.

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Hamstring Injury

10/05/2020 Sophia Hogg

A hamstring injury happens when you sprain or pull one of your hamstring muscles, the group of 3 muscles that run together at the back of your thigh.

You might be more likely to get a hamstring injury if you play soccer, basketball, football, tennis or a similar sport which includes sprinting with unexpected stops and starts. Hamstring injury could happen in runners and in dancers as well.

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Congenital Heart Disease

10/01/2020 Sophia Hogg

Congenital heart disease is present when a baby is born and can disrupt the organization of a baby’s heart and how it functions. It can also disturb how blood flows in the heart and to the entire body. CHD can be minor in nature (for example a tiny hole in the heart) or dangerous as well (for example skipped or weakly fashioned portions of the heart).

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

09/30/2020 Sophia Hogg

The carpal tunnel syndrome is a medical condition when you feel a tingling, itching, or burning sensation on your palm, thumb, or index finger. Usually, this is caused by the compression of the median nerve running through your arm.

Overuse of your fingers and wrist often leads to carpal tunnel syndrome.

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Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

09/28/2020 Sophia Hogg

Thoracic outlet syndrome is a condition caused because of a group of disorders that occurs when blood vessels or a nerve between your collarbone and your first rib are in a compressed position. This often leads to pain in your neck, numbness, and pain in your shoulders as well. This syndrome may also be caused due to injury or irritation of nerves and arteries and veins.

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Bone Scan

09/28/2020 Sophia Hogg

A bone scan is a nuclear imaging test which helps diagnose and track several types of bone diseases or disorders. Your primary care physician might request a bone scan if you have unexplained or unexpected skeletal pain, a bone infection or a bone injury that cannot be seen on a normal X-ray.

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Radiofrequency Ablation

09/26/2020 Sophia Hogg

Radiofrequency neurotomy utilises heat generated by radio waves to target certain nerves and momentarily turn off their ability to transmit pain signals. The procedure is also called as radiofrequency ablation.

Radiofrequency ablation is most commonly used for pain in the back, neck and buttocks or sacroiliac joint. It might also be helpful for long-term knee or hip joint pain.

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Pain

09/26/2020 Sophia Hogg

Pain is a normal term which refers to awkward sensations in the body. It arises from activation of the nervous system. Pain may start from annoying to debilitating, and it might feel like a sharp stabbing or a dull ache. Pain might also be described as throbbing, stinging, sore, and pinching. Pain might be consistent, might start and stop frequently, or might appear only under some conditions.

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Sprained Ankle

09/24/2020 Sophia Hogg

A sprained ankle is an injury that happens when you roll, twist or turn your ankle in an uncomfortable way. This might stretch or tear the tough bands of tissue otherwise known as ligaments which help hold your ankle bones together.

Knee Bursitis
Knee Bursitis

09/24/2020 Sophia Hogg

Knee bursitis is swelling of a small fluid-filled sac (bursa) located near your knee joint. Bursae lowers resistance and cushion pressure points in between your bones and the tendons, muscles and skin near your joints.
Any of the bursa in your knee might become inflamed, but knee bursitis most commonly happens over the kneecap or on the inner side of your knee below the joint.

Knee Replacement Surgery
Knee Replacement Surgery

09/24/2020 Sophia Hogg

Knee replacement surgery also called as knee arthroplasty might help relieve pain and restore function in seriously infected knee joints. The procedure involves cutting away affected bone and cartilage from your thigh bone, shinbone and kneecap and replacing it with an artificial joint or prosthesis made up of metal alloys, high grade plastics and polymers.

Cervical Spondylosis
Cervical Spondylosis

09/24/2020 Sophia Hogg

Cervical spondylosis is a normal word for age associated wear and tear affecting the spinal discs in your neck. As the discs dehydrate and contract, signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis start to develop, including bony projections along the boundary of bones or bone spurs.

Myasthenia Gravis
Myasthenia Gravis

09/24/2020 Sophia Hogg

Myasthenia gravis is identified by weakness and rapid fatigue of any of the muscles under your voluntary control. It is caused by a breakdown in the normal communication between the nerves and muscles.

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Scoliosis

09/22/2020 Sophia Hogg

Scoliosis is also called as sideways curvature of the spine that happens most usually during the growth spurt just before puberty. Scoliosis can be caused by states like cerebral palsy and muscular dystrophy, the reason for most scoliosis is undiscovered. About 3 percent of the adolescents have scoliosis.

Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis

09/22/2020 Sophia Hogg

Ankylosing spondylitis is an inflammatory condition that, over time, might cause some of the small bones in your spine or vertebrae to fuse or join. This fusing makes the spine less flexible and might result in a hunched forward posture. If ribs are damaged, it might be difficult to breathe deeply.

Spina Bifida
Spina Bifida

09/19/2020 Sophia Hogg

Spina bifida is a birth deformity that happens when the spine and spinal cord do not form properly. It is a kind of neural tube deformity. The neural tube is sort of a structure in an evolving embryo that ultimately becomes the baby's brain, spinal cord and the tissues that surround them.

Osteomyelitis
Osteomyelitis

09/19/2020 Sophia Hogg

Osteomyelitis or (bone infection) is an infection in the bone. Infections may reach a bone by traveling through the bloodstream or spreadable from a nearby tissue. Infections might also begin in the bone itself if an injury exposes the bone to germs.

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Ataxia - Symptoms & Causes

09/15/2020 Sophia Hogg

Ataxia causes you to slowly lose muscle control as your neurological pathways degenerate. It's caused by damage to your cerebellum which is responsible for coordination of your movements.
Adaptive devices, such as walkers or canes, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and regular aerobic exercise can aid in maintaining a sense of independence.

Bunions
Bunions

09/07/2020 Sophia Hogg

A bunion is a bony bump which forms on the joint at the base of your big toe. It happens when some of the bones in the front part of your foot move out of place. This causes the tip of your big toe to get pulled towards the smaller toes and forces the joint at the base of your big toe to stick out. The skin over the bunion can be red and sore.

Types of Arthritis
Types of Arthritis

09/07/2020 Sophia Hogg

Arthritis is one of the most common types of diseases which affects humans. There are more than 100 types of arthritis but five of them are the most prevalent in the general population.

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Arthritis

09/07/2020 Sophia Hogg

Inflammation and tenderness in your joints are the main characteristics of arthritis. There are over 100 different types of arthritis but the main ones are - Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis.

De Quervain’s tenosynovitis
De Quervain’s tenosynovitis

08/31/2020 Sophia Hogg

De Quervain’s tenosynovitis is caused when your thumb and wrist tendons are affected by painful swelling. Due to the inflammation of your tendons you can experience intense pain in your lower arm and thumb areas.

Sacroiliitis Treatment
Sacroiliitis Treatment

08/31/2020 Sophia Hogg

Sacroiliitis is a spinal cord disease which affects two parts of your body - sacrum(spine) & iliac bone (pelvis). The two joints in this area are called the sacroiliac joints.

When one or both of these joints get inflamed or swollen, that condition is called sacroiliitis.

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Spinal Stenosis

08/07/2020 Sophia Hogg

Spinal stenosis occurs when the spinal cord passage narrows down to the point where the pressure on the spinal nerves increases and causes a lot of pain, numbness, and weakness.

The treatment options for Spinal stenosis start from non-invasive procedures to minimally invasive spine surgery.

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What Causes Sacroiliitis?

07/25/2020 Sophia Hogg

Sacroiliitis is a spinal cord disease that affects two parts of your body - sacrum(spine) & iliac bone (pelvis). The two joints in this area are called the sacroiliac joints.

When one or both of these joints get inflamed or swollen, that condition is called sacroiliitis.

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What is Spondylolisthesis?

06/24/2020 Sophia Hogg

When one of the lower vertebrae of our spine slips and moves out of alignment with the other vertebrae, the condition is called Spondylolisthesis.

Many times spondylolisthesis is caused by hereditary factors, age and lifestyle. Some people are born with it and that makes their condition congenital. And this disease can affect people of all ages, especially athletes who have been exerting their body since a young age.

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COMMON SPINE INJURIES, CONDITIONS AND TREATMENTS

06/24/2020 Sophia Hogg

The spine is also called the vertebral column or backbone. The vertebrae form the spinal canal around the spinal cord. The spinal cord is an important part of the nervous system.

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