Upper and Lower Limb

Hammer, Claw and Mallet Toe (Abnormally Bent Toes)

The toes may not seem to have the same flexibility as the fingers but there are just as many tiny joints in the toes as there are in the fingers. This allows the toes to bend and straighten at will. Most people are not able to bend the toes individually as they are able to do with their fingers. However, there are >> Read More ...

Pale Legs With Blue Color, Pain, Numbness and Tingling

As with skin anywhere on the body, the color of the skin on the legs are due to a combination of factors. This includes the amount of melanin production by the skin, blood flow, body hair and so on. Melanin is the brown pigment and variations among humans are due to genetic factors. Men tend to have more hair and thicker >> Read More ...

Fingertip Pain, Tenderness and Sensitivity, Causes

The fingertips contain more touch and temperature receptors than any other part of the body, except for the genitals. This means that the fingertips are highly sensitive. It allows us to sense danger in terms of a sharp or hot object before we are poked or burned. It also allows us to interact with our environment and >> Read More ...

Upper Arm Pain (Biceps and Triceps) Causes

Pain in the arm is not immediately a cause for concern for most of us. We all too often chalk it down to strain after a busy day using our arms. When it occurs in the morning after a night of sleep then we may attribute it to sleeping in an awkward position resulting in pressure on one arm.. However, there are times when >> Read More ...

Hand Weakness (Weak Hand Grip) Causes and Normal Strength

A complex interplay of muscles, nerves, joints and bones allow for the degree of movement and dexterity of the human hand. Some 35 muscles in the hand and forearm control the movement of the hand. It is these muscles that give the hand the ability to move and perform tasks like gripping an object. When the muscles, or >> Read More ...

Burning Toes – Causes (Injury, Diseases, Drugs, Deficiencies)

A burning sensation can often be confusing. There is no obvious source of heat to trigger the sensation and it is not overt pain. Sometimes it is taken less seriously than pain but a burning sensation may be occurring for some of the same reasons as pain would occur. There could be underlying disease or damage to the >> Read More ...

7 Ways To Prevent Bad Underarm Odor (Smelly Armpits)

Smelly armpits is an embarrassing problem but one that we all suffer with it to some degree now then. For many people underarm odor is barely noticeable and does not pose a problem. More than anything it is passed off as a minor inconvenience when it is detectable. But for others, body odor problems can be ongoing and have >> Read More ...

Tips For Ankle Pain Relief and Remedies

Ankle pain is as common as other types of joint pain. The ankles bear more force than even the knee when we stand, walk or run. Naturally this increases the likelihood of strain or injuries. Most of us do not think of ankle pain as being a serious condition. But it can be when there are underlying diseases or the pain is >> Read More ...

How To Treat ‘Texting Thumb’ Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)

It is a medical condition that is on the rise throughout globe. Cellular phones are not the only devices that are to blame. Texting thumb as it is commonly known is a type of injury that is also seen with prolonged use of computers, video game controllers and handheld gaming consoles. It is one type of computer-related >> Read More ...

6 Finger Problems That Causes Pain & Stiffness

The fingers are the most active appendages in life. It allows humans to conduct a range of activities and even more so in a modern world where pressing buttons all day is a norm. Naturally finger-related symptoms will arise, the most common being pain. Usually it is short lived and short periods of rest are sufficient to >> Read More ...
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