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Management Of Pressure Sores In Hospital

28th March 2012
Copyright (c) 2012 Julie Glynn Pressure sores, also known as pressure ulcers or bedsores, occur as a direct result of unrelieved pressure and distortion to the body's tissues. This is because when tissues are subject to pressure, the blood supply b... Read >
Author: Julie Glynn

Coccyx Problems

07th December 2011
Many of today's medical texts tell us the coccyx fuses into one rigid segment by adulthood in nearly all people. Nevertheless, several well-designed studies have shown that a normal coccyx should have two or three movable parts that gently curve forward a... Read >
Author: Erik Dalton

What You Need to Know about the Coccyx

13th June 2011
The coccyx is commonly referred to as the tailbone and is believed by some to be the remnant of the ancestral tail of the human race, which is said to have existed thousands of years ago. It is located at the bottom tip of the human spine and lies just be... Read >
Author: John Dembly

How to Treat Cervical Spondylosis

04th August 2010
A person with cervical spondylosis has destruction of the joints and disks located between the bones in the neck. The swelling and collapse of the disk can place pressure on the nerves that pass between the bones of the neck. This can result in malfunctio... Read >
Author: Dr. Mital John

Groin Pain in Pregnancy and What To Do About It

08th April 2010
Groin pain or pubic pain in pregnancy is extremely common and once you have it, it can be difficult to manage and treat. It is especially difficult to manage if you have it when you are due to give birth. The medical term for it is Symphysis Pubis Dysfunc... Read >
Author: Nisha Obaidullah

Best Back Braces & Supports for Sciatica Pain

26th February 2010
What is Sciatica? This term is used to describe the pain that runs along the length of the sciatic nerve. This nerve runs from the pelvis through your hips and buttocks and down to each of your legs. It is the longest nerve in the body. It is also used to... Read >
Author: J. Pal

Chakra System

27th October 2009
Chakra System What is the only way to conceptualize the complete Chakra System? The complete chakra system is a metaphysical source comprised of 108 chakras. The complete chakras system is 66 chakras up and chakra zero grounding with minus 42 down.... Read >
Author: agreszcz

Should You Use Non Surgical Spinal Decompression For Disc Tear?

27th April 2009
So, what's that thing called a cervical disk or a lumbar disk? For point of anatomy, the spine is divided in cervical spine, thoracic spine and lumbar spine. The thoracic spine is your higher back, and it extends from T1 (thoracic one) to T12 (thoracic ... Read >
Author: backmd

Back Pain in Pregnant Women - Causes and Solutions

10th February 2009
Back pain in pregnant women is a frequent problem. As many as three quarters of expectant mothers experience back pain during some phase of their pregnancy. So, why does your low back hurt during pregnancy?Pretty much, it can be reduced to changes in your... Read >
Author: Orit Cox

What is Lumbar Support and Do I need it?

15th December 2008
I hear this word a lot and really don't fully understand what it means. At wikipedia.com it means "In anatomy, lumbar is an adjective that means of or pertaining to the abdominal segment of the torso, between the diaphragm and the sacrum (pelvis)."So wh... Read >
Author: Aniruddha

Sacroiliac Joint Inflammation – What you need to know

02nd December 2008
Have you been having difficulty sleeping, turning, or bending over lately? Are you constantly plagued by sharp pains in the lower back? If so, you could be suffering from sacroiliac joint inflammation - not exactly something you want to be stuck with over... Read >
Author: David Ravech

Oh My Aching Butt!

16th April 2008
Anne was running the White Rock marathon in Dallas in 2007. It was a cold, wet day, and by mile 18, she had a "cramp" in her hamstring and into her butt. It continued to get worse and worse as it got colder and colder. First she described that her fourth ... Read >
Author: Dr. Marybeth Crane

Sciatica Versus Piriformis Syndrome

28th March 2008
Sciatica and piriformis syndrome can seem quite similar, parularly in terms of symptoms, and this similarity in how they feel has caused considerable confusion for doctors and patients alike. Some individuals have stated that they are actually the same th... Read >
Author: Dr. George Best
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