One of the costliest thing of all personal injuries that occur to an individual would be the ones that result from an automobile accident. Depending on the circumstances that surround the accident and the types of injuries are caused, it can be potentially life threatening to the person who was injured. Unfortunately,
What is carpal tunnel syndrome?
Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the median nerve, which runs from the forearm into the palm of the hand, becomes pressed or squeezed at the wrist. The median nerve controls sensations to the palm side of the thumb and fingers (although not the little finger), as well as impulses to some small muscles in the hand that allow the fingers and thumb to move.
Low Impact Stretches for Your Lower Back
Stretching for your back can go a long way towards relieving the muscle tension that is the most common cause of back pain. Lower back stretches should be perform carefully to avoid potential injury. We have a list of some simple and very light impact stretches that you can perform at home.
A Common Cause of Neck/Back Pain
Facet joint disorders are some of the most common of all the recurrent, disabling low back and neck problems, and can cause serious symptoms and disability for patients.
Facet joints (zygapophyseal joints) are the small flat vertical joints found on the rear or posterior area of the spinal vertebra that align themselves with facets of adjacent vertebra.
Can’t decide to use Heat or Cold Packs for Pain Reduction?
Both heat and cold can help reduce pain. However, it can be confusing to decide which is moreappropriate at any given time. These basic rules may help:
- Use cold for acute pain or a new swollen/inflamed injury.