What Can Cause Shoulder Pain

Most cases of shoulder pain involves the glenohumeral (shoulder) joint. Of course, this is not to say that the nearby connective tissue and bones are not involved, because they very well may be. The shoulder is made up of the clavicle, scapula, and the humerus, which can be damaged during falls, sports and motor vehicle accidents, and long-term repetitive movement. Shoulder

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What Are Cold Packs Used For

While many individuals understand the many great benefits of hot showers, they may be confused when it comes to the advantages of cold packs. Believe it or not, if you get injured while you are playing sports, your trainer may recommend ice compresses or ice massage. Below you will discover the many great benefits of utilizing cold packs to treat injuries. Muscle,

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Pain In Finger Joints And How To Unjam A Finger

While many individuals suffer from arthritic diseases that cause mild to severe pain in the body joints, other will experience the occasional pain in finger joints. This type of pain is most likely due to an injury or trauma, but the most common cause is jammed finger. Of course, if you experience this type of trauma, you will most likely know, when

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Sciatica Symptoms And Treatment

Sciatica prevalence has been reported to effect more people between the age of 45-64 years and most often linked to a herniated disc injury (NCBI). Of course, sciatica can also be linked to lumbar stenosis, infection, and malignant tumors, which are the least common factors. With effective treatment nearly 70-80% of victims will see a favorable prognosis, within a 1-2 year

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What Is Bursitis And Bursitis Symptoms

While most victims of bursitis are plagued with the more common shoulder, elbow, hip, it is very commonly found in the big toe, knee (prepatellar), and heel (Achilles tendon). The bursae is a sack that lies between tendons, joints, and bones. Its biggest responsibility is to reduce impact and prevent the tissues from rubbing together. The bursa sack produces synovial fluid, which keeps

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What Is A Burn

A burn is classified, as a severe injury to the skin or body part that has been exposed to high temperature flames or boiling liquids, electrical sources, chemical source, and sun or UVR. A burn can also cause skin cells to die and serious complications, but this will mostly be based on the degree or level of the burn. The

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What Is A Blister?

A blister is a pocket that is filled with air, serous fluid (lymph fluid), serum (blood) or serosanguineous (yellow fluid with streaks of blood). They are very commonly found on the heels, pinkie toes, elbows, or hands, but this will all depend on what causes them. Most blisters will not cause any type of complication, if they are properly treated. Below

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