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How to free your Muscle Knots

Muscle knots can be nagging and painful. They can cause chronic pain in your back. Muscle knots are also a symptom of neck pain as well as shoulder muscle pain. Muscle knots are a result of your muscles tightening up because of the pain. Here is how to free your muscles knots.

Think of Your Feet First

The feet are a very important part of your body and well-being. This article shows how to do a foot massage with a ball and relieve the tension in your body.

Hydrogen Peroxide Treatment for Gout

Hydrogen peroxide is a compound with the molecular formula H2O2. It's commonly used as a disinfectant, an antiseptic in wound cleansing, and an oxidizing agent in various industrial processes. In recent years some alternative medicine practitioners have promoted an unproven treatment called "hydroge

3 Key Tests a Quality Foot Pressure Analyzer Will Provide

The use of a foot pressure analyzer has become an increasingly common tool for both orthotics professionals and the average person alike. In fact, many health stores have a basic foot pressure analyzer that anyone can use to get a general idea of what type of off-the-shelf orthotics would be best fo

Osteoporosis: An Overview

Are you at risk for osteoporosis, or weakening of the bones? Learn more from WebMD about causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of the condition.

The Clinical Course of Low Back Pain

A new study sheds light on the clinical course of low back pain and uncovers a pattern in the results of RCTs and observational studies.

Definition of Spondylosis

Spondylosis is the word used to describe arthritis of the spine. Wear-and-tear arthritis, also called osteoarthritis, is a common cause of back pain. When osteoarthritis occus in the spine, the word used to descibe this condition is spondylosis.

Bario Electric Callus Remover: Modern Treatment for Calluses and Corns on Toes

Calluses and corns on toes are common to both men and women. However, women are said to suffer more from them because women like to wear high-heeled shoes and other types of silly feminine footwear that do nothing to protect the feet from pressure while walking. They can be a big nuisance and embarr

How Do Bone Stimulators Work?

IndicationsWhile many tend to think of bone as hard, dead substance, the bones actually are living tissue. This means that when bones are broken, they can regrow and heal in the body. In the case of an injured bone or one that has been operated on, bone stimulators are employed to...

How to Improve Your Cats Joints

If you notice that your cat has problems with mobility, especially after napping, it may suffer from arthritis or another disease that affects its joints. Cats that suffer from osteoarthritis, hip dysplasia, polyarthritis or other types of degenerative joint disease have trouble walking and usually

Rhythmic Stabilization Exercises for the Rotator Cuff

The rotator cuff muscles enable the shoulder joints and arm bones to move in a healthy, pain-free and effective way. Rhythmic stabilization exercises for the rotator cuff can be done at home with low-tech tools: a stretchy band, jump rope and a basketball. Doing a few exercises three times a w

Signs and Symptoms of Edema in Legs

Edema is swelling of the limbs due to fluid accumulation. Peripheral edema, characterized by swelling of the legs and feet, is the most common form of edema. With edema, the fluid gathers under the skin in spaces found in the tissues. At times, this can affect only the feet; at other...

Recovery From Cancer Spine Surgery

Surgery on the spine to remove a tumor is the treatment of last resort. A complex surgery, it can be a risky procedure with incidence of complications higher than many other surgeries, according to University of Washington School of Medicine's Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine department. Your operat

Remedies for Folliculitis

Folliculitis is an infection and inflammation of hair follicles. It can appear anywhere on the skin. Follicles become damaged from blockage of the hair follicle, shaving and friction from clothing. After becoming damaged, the follicles can be infected from bacteria.

Back Disc Exercises

People who suffer back pain often can trace the source to discs. Bulging discs can cause pressure on tender nerves making movement difficult and uncomfortable. Performing exercises that favor the discs can help prevent pain by strengthening the muscles and providing core balance.