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  • Pain Treatment-Wrist Pain

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    Anatomy of the Wrist The wrist is a critical joint of the upper limb. Wrist pain is significantly debilitating as it restricts fine movements of the hands, such as washing dishes, cooking and even writing or typing! The chances of injuring your wrist during a fall are very high, as we use our palms and wrists to support ourselves during a fall. Aside from that, wrist pain can also be caused by compression of underlying nerves, due to injury or diseases of nerves. Therefore it is important to protect the wrist joint to perform routine tasks. The wrist joint is...

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  • Pain Treatment-Shoulder Pain

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    Anatomy of the shoulder Shoulder pain can restrict activities you love easily. Teaching your son or grandson how to play catch almost seems impossible with the daily grind of shoulder pain. A lot of people choose to have surgery on their shoulders spend thousands of dollars in the process. Sometimes it surgery doesn’t even work and they are back to square one. However, there are many things you can do to keep from injuring your shoulder, or if it’s an unavoidable accident there ways to keep that pain at a minimum level. The humerus, glenoid, scapula, acromion, clavicle and surrounding...

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  • Pain Treatment-Back Pain

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    Anatomy of the Back Your spinal cord and back are incredibly complex components, full of small bones, discs, ligaments, tendons, nerves, and muscles, and damage to any of these can be the cause of your backache. The spinal column (or vertebral column) extends from the skull to the pelvis and is made up of 33 individual bones termed vertebrae. The vertebrae are stacked on top of each other and grouped into four regions: Cervical Spine, Thoracic Spine, Lumbar Spine, and Sacral Spine Although vertebrae range in size; cervical the smallest, lumbar the largest, vertebral bodies are the weight-bearing structures of...

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  • Pain Treatment-Ankle Pain

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    Anatomy of the ankle The causes of ankle pain are many and varied, so perhaps it would be a good idea to look at how the ankle itself is composed. Your ankle is the joint which is formed at the conjunction where your leg meets your foot and is known as the talocrural joint. It is known as a synovial hinge, meaning that it connects the ends of the fibula and tibia in your lower limb with the end of the talus bone in your foot. In other words, the significant weight of your body is distributed to your ankle,...

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  • Senior Devices for Senior Citizens

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    What is Going On -   As one’s body changes with age, it can become difficult to perform routine activities and strain bones and joints more than usual. Bones begin to lose essential vitamins and minerals throughout the years and fluid within the bones begin to thin. Because of these differences one’s body goes through, muscles can begin to atrophy and joints will stiffen as cartilage wears away.         Health Complications -   There are serious medical concerns that can occur such as: Osteoporosis Arthritis Chronic Pain Sprains/Breaks Heart Disease Weakened and Slower Muscles Diabetes Solutions -...

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