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Cervical spondylosis

Cervical spondylosis involves gradual wearing out or deterioration of the cartilage and bones in the cervical spine. Even though it can be due to an injury, the condition is quite commonly brought about by cumulative changes from daily activities. After some time, the discs amidst the vertebrae start to dry out and shrink, slip or […]

Dry eye syndrome

Dry eye syndrome is likely to occur if the eyes generate fewer tears and unable to provide normal lubrication to the eyes. It can also occur if the lacrimal glands are impaired or if tears evaporate rapidly than usual. What are the risk factors? Dry eye syndrome can be brought about or worsened by various […]

Broken jaw

A broken jaw is a prevalent form of facial injury. In most cases, only the nose is damaged. Any damage are usually the result of a direct blow or trauma to the jawbone. What are the possible causes? Assault Vehicular accidents Falls Sports injuries Indications of a broken jaw Jaw pain Sensation that the teeth […]

Coccydynia

Coccydynia is discomfort or pain in the coccyx or tailbone. Take note that this is the last bone at the base of the spine. An individual can strain or damage the coccyx or the adjacent ligaments and muscles. In most instances, the pain eventually improves over a few weeks or months but it can persist […]

Conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis is a prevalent eye condition that causes reddening and redness of the thin sheet of tissue covering the anterior region of the eye or conjunctiva. The other indications include watery eyes and itchiness as well as the formation of a tacky layer on the eyelashes. The condition can develop in one eye initially but […]