Articles in Category: Exercises for diseases
Dislocating a shoulder is one of the many common bone and joint problems people face. A small fall or a sudden, direct or indirect hit is likely to dislocate your shoulder joint, causing you immense pain. While a dislocated shoulder is often easy to identify, sometimes, the symptoms might not be as obvious. Under such circumstances people continue to take numerous treatments without even realising that they might have a dislocated shoulder.
Obesity is one of the most common health problem which is defined as excessive accumulation of body fat, which when present in normal quantities is required to perform certain body functions. Abnormal deposition of fat occurs over a period of time when the calories consumed exceed the amount of calories burnt.
What is sciatica? Sciatica is not a medical condition. Instead, it refers to a combination of symptoms produced due to inflammation of sciatic nerve which runs from the lower back all the way passing through the back of the thigh, calf and ankle and terminates in the toes as small little branches. The sciatic pain is largely characterized by production of pain all over the leg where ever the nerve travels; loss of sensation and tingling.
Often when someone is suffering from terrible knee pain for a long time, with or without any deformity and all sorts of other treatments seem to have failed; there might come suggestions for a knee replacement surgery from the orthopedic surgeon.
This advice brings lots of confusion, coupled with innumerable suggestions from family and friends, with details on failed or successful surgeries. Keep faith and do not panic, it is going to be your decision. A prior knowledge about what is going to happen with your knees on the surgical table, along with a basic understanding of your rehabilitation will definitely make things easier for you.
Osteoarthritis is a disease, largely affected by the amount of physical activity the patient indulges in. While too little and too much might aggravate the condition; moderation becomes the key word here. Read on to know more about the role exercise and sports play in osteoarthritis.
Osteoarthritis or the Degenerative Joint Disease (DJD), while on one end has inactive lifestyle as one of its major causes; it also, has some high level athletic activities too as causing factors. It is therefore, noteworthy here that while sports and exercise play a vital role in keeping the body fit, an overdose of the same may take a turn for the worse.
Studies have proven that undertaking moderate levels of sports and exercise reduces the risks of developing ***osteoarthritis***. Research has also proven that some specific sports categorized as high level athletic activities, increase the risk of osteoarthritis in young adults.