Archive | October, 2014

Management of foot drop

Foot drop is a nerve and muscular condition that limits the front part of the foot from being lifted which eventually impairs movement. It is important to note that the condition is instigated by weakness or paralysis of the muscles below the knee and is oftentimes temporary, but most often permanent. Muscle or nerve injury […]

Valgus knee brace

For those who are suffering from osteoarthritis, a valgus knee brace will help prevent a knee joint replacement later on. It is important to note that this type of brace is usually recommended as a traditional mode of treatment for the condition. When it comes to medial arthritis, it involves the deterioration of the interior […]

Remedies for an inflamed elbow joint

Always bear in mind that an inflamed elbow joint normally occurs as an injury to the joint itself or on the surrounding soft tissues including the tendons, ligaments and muscles. These injuries include bursitis, tennis elbow and tendinitis. The commonly used remedies for an inflamed elbow joint include the application of ice, anti-inflammatory drugs and […]

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