Chronic Recurrent Ankle Sprains

Some people will experience Recurrent Ankle Sprains.  This is true especially after suffering from an Inversion Ankle Sprain.  A giving away of the ankle with pain and swelling will be noticed. Possibilities for this Recurrent Ankle Sprain are: The involved ligament may not heal properly and may be tighter or shorter than normal.  Fatigue may […]

Heart Rate

You check your heart rate after an activity.  What does heart rate really indicate? Remember, Your heart is a pump.  It pumps blood to all parts of your body. The heart contracts with each beat so the number of times your heart beats in a minute is your heart rate. When you increase physical activity […]

Healthy Knee

Although the knee is a large joint and made up mainly of two large bones, it is an area of the body that is involved in a good deal of pain and injury. General guidelines to maintaining a healthy knee include: Good muscle balance and strength.  This includes the muscles on the inside part and […]

Curves of the Back

Some curves of the back are good.  Some are not. It depends on the direction of the curve in relation to the spinal column.  When the spine curves to the side this is abnormal and is sometimes referred to as Scoliosis.  When the curves relate to the spine curving front to back this the natural […]

Achilles Tendinitis

Sometimes I experience pain at the back of my heel when I run or go up on my toes or when I try to push off while walking.  It can be a burning or throbbing type pain. You have just described Achilles Tendinitis.   Achilles Tendinitis is an inflammation of the Achilles Tendon or Heel Cord.  […]

Baking Soda and Honey

Baking Soda and Honey: Remedy that destroys even the most severe disease! It’s medically proven that all sugars are counter-beneficial when it comes to cancer simply because cancer cells feed on sugar. However, this natural remedy combining baking soda and honey or maple syrup acts in a completely different way. For one thing, baking soda […]

Causes of Heart Disease

What causes heart disease?  Your heart is a pump. Its one and only job is to pump blood to the rest of your body.  Your heart has its own system which supplies blood to the heart. This is a set of three major blood vessels, the coronary arteries, and they must receive a strong, steady […]

Congenital Examples

Many congenital deformities of the spine are not associated with any significant problems.  Some do, those that suggest spinal deformity associated with growth. Congenital Scoliosis caused by Hemiverterbra is such a deformity.   Hemiverterbra results because of the failure of the lateral or side half of the vertebral body to form.  This will produce a wedge […]

Herniated Disc

Remember there is a good pain and bad pain when talking about back pain.  Good pain is anything that stays in the low back. Bad pain is anything that runs down the leg.  Usually, bad pain is associated with a herniated disc. Most people with a herniated disc may notice increased difficulty with their daily […]

Herniated Intervertebral Disc

A pinched nerve in the back, slipped disc or herniated disc are all terms people use to describe the condition of lower back and leg pain related to a herniated intervertebral disc.  Remember, the disc acts as a shock absorber for the spine. Excessive wear and tear along with excessive stress could cause the disc […]