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Shoulder Pain

17/11/2020 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

5/11/2020 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

4/11/2020 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

29/10/2020 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

26/10/2020 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

17/10/2020 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

7/10/2020 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

5/10/2020 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

1/10/2020 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

30/9/2020 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

28/9/2020 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

28/9/2020 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

26/9/2020 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

26/9/2020 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

24/9/2020 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

24/9/2020 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

24/9/2020 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

24/9/2020 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

24/9/2020 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.

Scoliosis
Scoliosis

22/9/2020 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

22/9/2020 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

19/9/2020 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

19/9/2020 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.

Ataxia
Ataxia - Symptoms & Causes

15/9/2020 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

7/9/2020 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

7/9/2020 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

7/9/2020 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

31/8/2020 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

31/8/2020 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

7/8/2020 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?

25/7/2020 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?

24/6/2020 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

24/6/2020 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.