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guide to torticollis

Guide to Torticollis: Causes, Symptoms and Cure

Torticollis is the name given to the dystonic condition marked by an abnormal or asymmetrical positioning of one’s neck or the head. Terms like wry neck and Loxia are also used to refer to this condition. In simpler terms, the condition includes a broad category of tension, flexion or extension of the muscles of the […]

polymyalgia reumatica

Polymyalgia Reumatica – Important Facts and Treatment

Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is a condition that causes pain, stiffness and inflammation in the muscles around the shoulders, neck and hips. If you have Polymyalgia rheumatica you may also notice other symptoms as well some of which include: You may get a high temperature (fever) You may feel week, fatigued or feel extreme tired You may […]

apert syndrome

Apert Syndrome: A Comprehensive Guide

What is Apert Syndrome? Apert Syndrome is a physical deformity that is mainly visible in the skull, face, hands and feet. Often referred to as the pharyngeal arch syndrome, this disorder starts to occur during the development of the fetus and is visible in babies right after their birth. The effects are quite long lasting […]

foods to avoid Rheumatoid Arthritis

What Not to Eat When Affected by Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disease which is distinguished by swelling, reddening and eventually paining of joints. This disease may also lead to the formation of nodules or bumps under the skin near the affected area, deformation of joints and impairments in body movements. It may also lead to abnormal weight loss, anemia, general fatigue, […]

Scoliosis Spine Symptoms

Scoliosis of the Spine Symptoms

Scoliosis of the spine is a condition where the spine is curved from side to side. An X-ray will reveal that the spine has become the shape of the English letter C or even S. This state is often a congenital issue, that is to say that it is present from birth. In other cases, […]

Hemifacial Spasms

Hemifacial Spasms and what You Should Know

Hemifacial spasm (HFS) is a rare neuromuscular disease which is characterized by involuntary and irregular muscle contraction or spasms generally on one side of the face. Facial muscles are commonly controlled by the facial nerve which is called the seventh cranial nerve; the facial nerve originates at the brainstem and exits out of the skull […]

Connective Tissue Disease

Vitamin D Prevents Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease

One thing that people with undifferentiated connective tissue disease should look into is the idea that Vitamin D could be one of the best solutions to their problem. Vitamin D has proven to be rather important over the past few decades, and more scientists are learning about how a lack of Vitamin D can have […]


Shoulder Joint Pain: Prevention and Therapies

Shoulder joint pain is one of the most common complaints that people make. Specifically, people who engage in high-impact, extreme sports and strenuous activities are the ones who are more predisposed to shoulder joint pain. The pain on the shoulder joints is actually caused by several factors and conditions. In order to identify the right and proper […]


Dissecting Neck Muscle Pain Origins and Therapies

Neck muscle pain occurs to majority of the population. Just about everyone had the experience of feeling a tinge of pain in the neck area. The severity of the pain may come from mild to severe. The kind of neck muscle pain affects people in just so many ways. It could either be a slight, […]


What Are Weather Pains? Do Bones Tell You There’s a Storm Coming?

Weather pains are described as aches and pains that people feel – in particular joint pains or migraines that are brought about by changes in the weather of barometric pressure. For instance if one has arthritis, that pain may get worse when there is a storm brewing, or the pain may worsen during humid or wet […]