Archive | February, 2016

Frequent headaches in children: What are the possible causes?

Headaches have been considered as common childhood ailment and can occur among school-age children. There are various causes of frequent headaches among children. Always bear in mind that these headaches despite excruciating are usually harmless. It is vital for parents to consult a doctor if a child wakes up from sleep with a headache and […]

Back issues: Pain in the low back

Millions of individuals all over the world suffer from chronic low back pain. There are various factors that trigger the discomfort in the lower back that can be due to poor posture or working habits, conditions such as arthritis or other degenerative changes to the spine. Low back pain might also be an indication of […]

Femoral nerve damage

Femoral nerve damage can be due to various factors. The femoral nerve is responsible for conveying nerve impulses from the leg up to the spinal cord. The motor nerves supply the muscles of extension which enable the legs to straighten at the knees. The sensory nerves obtain feedback from the front aspect of the thigh […]

Risks of moderate cervical stenosis

Cervical stenosis occurs once the spinal canal is constricted or narrowed. Since the spinal cord takes up this space, the narrowing can generate pressure against the spinal cord. This can lead to the manifestation of symptoms of spinal cord irritation and damage. The condition has various causes that you should be familiar with. When managing […]

Shoulder instability: Overstretched arms

Shoulder instability puts an individual at risk for injuries such as sprains, strains and dislocations. Once the arms and shoulders are overly stretched out, the tendons, muscles and ligaments become lengthened beyond their normal range of motion that leads to shoulder instability. Once an individual ends up with a shoulder injury, a doctor should be […]