Arthritis comes in a variety of different forms and is a term used to cover over 100 different illnesses that are characterized by joint inflammation, pain and swelling. Most people think of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis as the only types of arthritic conditions. However, diseases such as gout, pseudogout, childhood arthritis and lupus fall into [...]
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The song, My ankle bone is connected to my knee bone, comes to mind each time I write articles on back pain. Now I know why. Each bone within the structures of the skeletal muscles plays a vital part in our health. I f any of these bones, muscles, tendons, etc are disturbed it can [...]
Gout is first suspected upon the appearance of a red, warm, and inflamed joint. These symptoms are most commonly noted in the great toe although it can affect any joint space. Gout is extremely painful even with a light touch. When the large toe is affected, it is referred to as podagra. For faster resolution [...]
Inside the skeletal muscles rests some powerful elements, which include ligaments and tendons. The ligaments alone are muscular bands of stringy-like threads that produce collagen threads of muscle fiber. The fibers and threads of ligaments connect to the bones, which attach to the muscles. Collagen is essential, since it exists in the connective proteins found [...]
Chronic pain from arthritis is a major health problem in the United States today. In fact, pain is the most weakening effect of the arthritis and more than 40 million Americans suffer some form every single day. Because there are over 100 different forms of arthritis or arthritis conditions it is incredibly important that the [...]
Many of us are affected by arthritis, or know someone who is. Arthritis is a condition of moderate to severe pain that affects the joints, but what exactly is it that causes some people to get arthritis while others don’t? The quick and easy answer as to what causes arthritis is that we really don’t [...]
An injury to the hamstring tendon which connects the thigh muscle at the back and side. Use the ice method and ice packs for at least ten minutes four times per day. Also massage three times a day using the following: * Rosemary 10 drops * Eucalyptus 10 drops * Chamomile 5 drops * Lavender [...]
Arthritis is a global medical term that describes over 100 different conditions, all of which affect the musculoskeletal system of the human body. The word literally means inflammation of the joint and the majority of those 100 conditions are chronic, debilitating and sometimes require significant treatment to keep an individual mobile and healthy. But those [...]
Muscle Pain Poultice I: * 3 d. ginger oil * 3 d. eucalyptus oil: in 600 ml hot water. Wring out a piece of fabric in water, and apply to forehead or back of neck. Re-apply when it has cooled to body temperature. Muscle Pain Poultice II: 3 d. petitgrain oil 2 d. eucalyptus oil: [...]
It seems that when your back aches, nothing else matters. It’s a condition that can stop your life in its tracks. Here’s another way that you are able to help reduce your back pain using natural techniques. What Is Kinesiology? Kinesiology is a new branch of medicine that was developed by chiropractors, acupuncturists, and medical [...]
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