Treatment for Painful Knee Inflammation
When I was a teenager, I became addicted to aerobics. At this time, I typically completed a high impact aerobics workout four to five times per week. Exercising helped me stay slim. Unfortunately, my aerobics sessions quickly affected my knees. One of my knees started swelling uncontrollably. The swelling was caused from a tear in my meniscus. After surgery, I underwent extensive physical therapy to strengthen my injured knee. Sadly, the swelling continued to persist. Due to my painful condition, I started researching ways to treat inflammation. On this blog, I hope you will discover easy, effective ways to ease knee inflammation.
If your primary doctor diagnoses you with type 2 diabetes, you may have many concerns about your condition and how to manage it. But what you may not consider is how your diabetes can affect your heart, blood vessels and nerves. Adult onset diabetes, or type 2, can potentially cause cardiovascular problems in some individuals. If you don't keep your blood sugar within the recommended numbers or levels before and after meals, it may damage the arteries of your heart.
Like the name suggests, the common cold is very common. Most people have dealt with the fatigue, runny nose, headache, sneezing, and coughing associated with having a cold. However, many people are surprised to learn their cold is something more severe. Millions of people in the United States develop the flu each year. In addition, tens of thousands of people die from the flu each year. Due to these staggering statistics, understanding the symptoms of the flu is essential.
Although having a dog companion around may lift your spirits and prevent you from feeling isolated and lonely, approximately 15% of Americans are allergic to dogs and cats and need to stay away. Just because you want a dog doesn't necessarily mean that your body will accept your new companion. This doesn't mean that all hope is lost. If you suspect or know that you are allergic to your new dog or puppy, building permanent immunity through allergy shots may be an option to consider.
If you regularly see your chiropractor for spinal adjustments, then you likely have a weak spine with vertebrae that slip out of place. This is a chronic issue for some that is called retrolisthesis if the vertebrae slip backwards, and anterolisthesis if the bones slip forward. Typically, the small gaps between the spinal vertebrae allow them to shift out of place. There are many different things that can cause the bones across the spine to misalign, like the lifting of heavy objects or an arthritis condition.
Mild, occasional finger and hand numbness is often nothing to be concerned about and is usually alleviated by changing position. In some cases, the problem can be ongoing and may be due to underlying orthopedic conditions. There are three major orthopedic concerns that may cause numbness in your hands.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common orthopedic concerns causing numbness in the hands and fingers. Specifically, the numbness occurs in the first three digits and half of the fourth digit on the hand and the corresponding part of the palm.