Upper and Lower Limb

Tips for Knee Pain Relief Without Drugs

Pain in the knee is one of the most common joint pains that affects most of us. Since the knees have to bear most of the body weight yet have the flexibility to allow us to move on two legs, it is understandable that it can be easily strain, injured and prone to disease. Knee pain is a common symptom of both acute and >> Read More ...

How to Stop Perspiration on the Palms

Perspiration is one of the main ways that the body keeps cool. But it can be bothersome at times, especially when you are perspiring excessively and in awkward places. Despite being a normal process, perspiration and particularly excessive perspiration does hold some social stigma. While it is quite acceptable to be >> Read More ...

7 Reasons for Leg Pain While Sitting or Sleeping

Pain in the legs is not uncommon. But for most of us it occurs when we stand or walk for long periods. Sudden bursts of strenuous physical activities like running will understandably result in leg pain by the end of the day if you are accustomed to it. After all the legs are the most hard working parts of the body. Not >> Read More ...

Tips For Preventing Foot Itch

Itching can be a problem anywhere on the body. But when even mild itching occurs on areas where you cannot scratch with ease then it can be extremely disturbing. Not only are the feet the farthest away from the hands, but it is also frowned upon to be scratching your feet in public. When wearing closed shoes, scratching an >> Read More ...

Five Common Reasons for Burning Feet with Tests and Treatments

A burning sensation in the feet is a symptom that not entirely uncommon. For most of us who experience burning feet every now and then, the sensation is short-lived and often associated with a long day of standing or excessive walking. Soaking the feet in a warm bath, resting it and even a gentle massage quickly relieves >> Read More ...

Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)

Definition Lateral epicondylitis, commonly referred to as tennis elbow, is a condition where the tendons that attach to the bony bump on the outer side of the upper arm bone are irritated. The muscles of the tendons involved are also strained and both structures undergo some degree of degeneration. Tennis elbow arises with >> Read More ...

Writer’s Cramp (Chronic Hand Problem with Writing)

What is writer’s cramp? Writer’s cramp is a common term for an abnormal muscle tone in the hand muscles as a result of certain tasks like writing. The more correct medical term is mogigraphia and the common term ‘writer’s cramp’ should not detract from the fact that this condition, or similar >> Read More ...

Restless Leg Syndrome (Constant Urge to Move Legs)

Moving the position of your legs is a normal habit when one is sitting for long periods, or even when standing. In fact it helps with blood circulation in the legs and feet when stationary or we may find that our legs ‘fall asleep’ so to speak. However, there is certain disorders where leg movements are >> Read More ...

Hand Pain, Causes of Pain in the Palm and Back of Hand

The hand is made up of numerous structures that control its various functions. Pain in any part, either the palm or back of the hand, can occur due to conditions affecting any of these structures and can lead to impairment of normal hand functions. Commonly, hand pain occurs due to injury, inflammation, infection, overuse, >> Read More ...

Peroneal Nerve Location, Injury, Causes of Pain and Palsy

Overview The peroneal nerve, also known as common fibular nerve, is one of the branches of the sciatic nerve. It is the most commonly injured nerve of the lower leg due to its location. Peroneal nerve injury and disease may arise due to various possible causes ranging from trauma, compression or infection. Apart from >> Read More ...
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