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Diseases, Conditions & Treatment

Claw toe is a condition where your toes curl into a claw-like position. It can occur from birth or a result of nerve damage caused by injuries, wearing tight shoes, exercising, playing sports, or an underlying illness such as diabetes. Having claw toes will only let you have problems later if left without treatment. While the condition is not serious in itself, it’s vital to call a doctor for diagnosis and treatment for any hidden diseases like cerebral palsy and diabetes...
Neck pain is a common complaint where the person gets to suffer stiffness, headache, or limited ability to move the head. It can be caused by factors such as poor posture or, rarely, a serious underlying disease.   About 15 percent of the American population suffers from neck pain in one day, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Most of the time, neck pain isn’t a serious condition and would go away within a few days....
Old injuries don’t mean the pain is gone. Sometimes, the soreness keeps coming back. Joints, specifically, don’t heal well from surgery or trauma. Many people still feel that throbbing pain, stiffness, and dull sensation. But, why do old injuries hurt so much that it keeps you from partaking in daily activities?   When the pain of old injuries lingers, it could only be mean as a sign of wrong or incomplete healing from the treatment. While some strains, wounds, and...
Hamstrings are muscles involving your thigh region. Exercises and sports with sudden movements of the legs can cause tight hamstrings. When that happens, the muscles are prone to a tear or sprain.   Tight hamstrings can cause back problems and limit your leg works.   That’s why it’s important to keep those muscles loose. But what are tight hamstrings? What are the causes and how it can be prevented?   Causes of tight hamstrings We mentioned that tight hamstrings are...
Applying heat pads and ice packs to injuries is a highly effective way to treat them. From arthritis to inflammation, ice and heat treatments proved to be the better option for reducing swelling and soreness.   But when should you apply an ice or heat treatment? If you’re not certain on when to apply either one of them, here’s a little guide for you.   Using ice treatments Ice is often used in severe cases like sprains or bruises with...
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