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Treatments for Carpal Tunnel

Treatments for Carpal Tunnel

Also known as the carpal canal, the carpal tunnel is an extended space that connects hand and forearm. Adjacent to this passageway are nerves, bones and connective tissues correlating to the wrist.Overuse or injury to the structures in this bodily region might precipitate a medical condition known as carpal tunnel syndrome.

Dealing With Post-Concussion Syndrome

Dealing With Post-Concussion Syndrome

Although concussions are sometimes a sign of deeper brain injury, consequences of minor concussions are limited to temporary symptoms like fatigue and an inability to concentrate. Most concussions can be treated with a short visit to the emergency room for scans of further damage and a bit of monitoring.

How Orthopaedic Massage differs from Other Forms of Massage

How Orthopaedic Massage differs from Other Forms of Massage

You may have heard of the term ‘Orthopaedic Massage’ before but what does it actually mean? Orthopaedic massage differs from other forms of massage in very specific ways. If you or someone you know is thinking about getting an orthopaedic massage or any other type of massage, it is important to know the differences between each type of massage. This article will talk about the similarities and differences of orthopaedic massage to other forms of massage therapy. 

The Health Benefits of an Orthopedic Mattress

The Health Benefits of an Orthopedic Mattress

A good physician will always give you three key factors for maintaining good health: a balanced diet, plenty of exercise, and getting a good amount of sleep. Sleep is often more overlooked than the other two factors, but getting it right can be the difference between a body always in pain and a healthy lifestyle.

Why Vaccines Matter – Part II

Why Vaccines Matter – Part II

In my previous post I discussed chicken pox, and why it's not just a harmless childhood illness.  This was personal to me, because of what Shingles did to my grandmother, as well as my own odd history with chicken pox.  However, this post (and the next) deals with my...

Exercises That Can Strengthen the Tibialis Posterior

Exercises That Can Strengthen the Tibialis Posterior

If the tibialis posterior muscle is weakened, this can contribute to ankle, foot, or lower limb pain. This muscle is responsible for pointing the foot in the direction of the floor, or plantarflexing it. It also has a role in turning the foot inward, or inverting it. The tibialis posterior also plays a primary role in stabilizing the foot’s arch while running and walking.