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Remedies for acromioclavicular joint arthritis

Acromioclavicular joint arthritis of the shoulders is the common arthritis that develops in people ages 50 and above. It begins to form once the cartilage present in the acromioclavicular joints wears out caused by the normal aging process and strain of daily use. It causes severe pain with movement of the shoulder. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v8-ZXmFZcAA Causes of acromioclavicular joint arthritis The ...

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Ways of treating middle back pain

Middle back pain usually happens due to strain on the muscles. It usually happens anywhere from the bottom of the neck to the bottom of the rib cage. The ribs are connected to a long and flat bone in the middle of the chest called the sternum and is attached and wrapped around the back. If a nerve is pinched, injured and irritated in this part, it will cause pain in other area such as the legs, chest, arms ...

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Ways of treating a sprain in children

A sprain happens when the ligament which is the elastic tissue connecting two bones, will over stretch or tears partially or completely. Children are susceptible to get a sprain because they perform lots of physical activities such as jumping, running and playing but they can also be sprained from accidents such as getting hit by moving objects. Sprains can happen in any areas of the body where there is a m ...

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Remedies for eye floaters

Eye floaters are spots moving though the field of vision. They look like black or grey, stringy or looks like a cobweb, they may drift or dash when moving the eyes. Eye floaters happen due to age related changes when the vitreous, a jelly-like substance found inside the eye, becomes liquid-like in consistency. This will result to microscopic fibers found inside the eyes to clump together and cause small sha ...

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Treatment for ulnar deviation

Ulnar deviation is an irregularity of the hands where there is a steady drifting of the wrist along with the fingers. The ulna is the bone of the forearm lateral to the little finger. The deviation is caused by chronic inflammation that results to wearing and tearing of capsule and ligament of the joint of the fingers and hand. The inflammation usually affects the metacarpophalangeal joints due to rheumatoi ...

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Treating a jammed finger

A jammed finger is a type of joint sprain caused by a strong impact to the end of the finger. This condition is common in sports such as basketball, volleyball, football and rugby. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBmNaybUgoc Jammed finger causes damage to the ligaments that surrounds the joints of the fingers and result to a reduced movement in the joint that is affected due to compaction. Causes of a jamme ...

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Treating subungual hematoma

Subungual hematoma is the accumulation of blood under the fingernail. It is usually caused by a crush or blunt type of injury to the digit of the nails. It results to bleeding of the nail bed or the nail matrix which causes the formation of subungual hematoma. It is characterized by a severe and throbbing pain when blood accumulates under the nail. It needs immediate treatment if bones are broken or the nai ...

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Dealing with shin splints

Shin splints are pain that can be felt along the front area of the lower leg or shin bone between the knee and the ankle. It affects people performing strenuous physical activities or playing sports such as racquetball, tennis, soccer or basketball. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6aRjCUJJol4 Shin splints is a cumulative stress disorder where there is a repeated pounding and stress placed on the muscles, bo ...

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How to treat lymphedema

Lymphedema is a swelling in the arms or legs due to abnormal accumulation of fluid. It happens when the lymph vessels or lymph nodes are damaged. It usually affects only one limb but both arms and legs can also swell. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hw8OrU9rgfs The lymphatic system functions in collecting wastes such as bacteria and viruses using the lymph fluid and carry them to the lymph nodes. Then they ...

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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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