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Dealing with bursitis of the elbow

Elbow bursitis is the most common types of bursitis. The bursa found outside of the tip of the elbow is known as olecranon bursa can be inflamed and swollen. This condition is called elbow bursitis or olecranon bursitis. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gs-l6WoizGc Elbow bursitis happens in the olecranon bursa, which is a sac filled with fluid that functions as cushion and lubricant between the skin and the ...

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How to treat retrocalcaneal bursitis

Retrocalcaneal bursitis involves swelling of the retrocalcaneal bursa which is found at the back region of the heel bone known as calcaneal bone. The retrocalcaneal bursa is a slippery sac filled with fluids that functions as a padding and lubricant amidst the heel bone and the Achilles tendon. The inflammation is usually caused by irritation of the bursa.  The irritation is due to certain types of activiti ...

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How to treat pseudogout

Pseudogout is a type of arthritis that causes spontaneous and painful swelling of the joints. It happens with the formation of crystals in the synovial fluids. The fluids functions in lubricating the joints. The swelling causes pain and inflammation. This condition usually affects the knees, but the wrist, ankles and the elbows can also be affected. The symptoms usually last for days or even for weeks. Olde ...

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Remedies for peripheral edema

Peripheral edema is a condition where there is swelling in the arms and legs. This happens with accumulation of fluid in the tissues and result to swelling and painful area in the body. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ONhiiIS0Eiw Symptoms of peripheral edema Puffiness of the feet, ankles, hands and arms and makes the skin looks stretched or shiny. [caption id="attachment_1543" align="alignright" width="300" ...

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Dealing with fibrositis

Fibrositis is inflammation of the small tough and muscular nodules found between the shoulder blades. When these muscles are excessively stressed and tensed, tiny buds of tissue will protrude through weak areas in the membranuous capsule of the muscles and become pinched and short of blood. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oywtOqGviB0 The nodules cause pain and can compress the nerves and result to severe pa ...

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How to treat tennis leg

Tennis leg is a condition where the plantaris muscle or the medial head of the gastrocnemius or calf muscle become torn or ruptured. The plantaris muscle is muscle found at the posterior area of the lower leg. It connects superficially above the knee and down the calf at the back and moves into the heel bone. It functions for the plantar flexing of the ankle. Partial tearing of the medial gastronemius muscl ...

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How to treat burning mouth syndrome

Burning mouth syndrome is a recurrent or persistent burning sensation in the mouth where there is no cause. The burning sensation affects the lips, gums, tongue, inside of the cheeks, palate or roof of the mouth and can affect the whole area of the mouth. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERI3p-IXa9Q Causes of burning mouth syndrome Primary or idiopathic burning mouth syndrome is a condition where the affecte ...

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Treating a pulled hamstring muscle

A pulled hamstring muscle is felt as a sudden sharp pain at the back of the thigh. The symptoms will depend on the severity of the injury. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukonRc44m-g Symptoms of a pulled hamstring muscle Grade 1 pull can be felt as a slight pull felt at the back of the thigh. The onset of pain is gradual. Mild swelling and pain when extending the knee. The pain becomes worsened when perform ...

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Treating pitcher’s arm

A pitcher’s arm is the soreness in the upper arm and shoulder area due to muscle fatigue. The pitcher is the most influential and active player on the field in a baseball game but repetitive throwing causes pain and soreness. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcxcJH1Z-Zk Treatment Take plenty of rest especially the affected arm for at least a few days to weeks for fast healing of a sore muscles. Soreness is a ...

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Treating a cold pack burn

Cold pack burn is caused after long periods of exposure to freeze or below-freezing temperatures such as applying cold pack directly on the skin. Ice packs are used to treat sprains or strains in different areas of the body. An incorrect use of these packs can result to a first degree burns or a more severe form such as second and third-degree burns. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEbh3atxrd4 Cold burns ar ...

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