Minimally Invasive Shoulder Surgery

June 5, 2011

Most people overcome the stiffness of the shoulder joint or shoulder injuries with massage or use a liniment for joint disorders thought it was just too tired due to the conditions, physical trauma, or less mobile.

Actually there are anti-inflammatory drugs to cope with shoulder pain, but was ineffective and cause side effects pain stomach pain or ulcer.
Therefore, patients at the recommended practice to undergo physiotherapy with stretching or active stretching guided trained therapist.

If after physiotherapy patients still suffering from shoulder pain and thickening of the capsule occurs, the condition can be corrected with minimally invasive shoulder surgery.

The action was carried out with the aid of arthroscopy equipment, binoculars are inserted into the joint to see the joint as a whole.

About 10 percent of the total cases of shoulder joint stiffness that need special handling with minimal invasive surgery.

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Neck Pain Treatment

May 7, 2011

Neck pain affects almost two-thirds of the global population at some point in their lives. Diagnosis and treatment of neck pain conditions is the second largest sector of the chiropractic profession, bested only by low back pain. The most common anatomical issues blamed for causing chronic neck pain are disc pathologies, such as disc desiccation (disc desiccation is abnormal dryness of the discs) and herniations (a tear in the outer, fibrous ring of an intervertebral disc allows the soft, central portion to bulge out). In some cases neck pain may be from an acute spasm or one or more of the supportive musculature of the neck region. If you have had chronic neck pain, you could begin to develop neurological symptoms.

Neck pain may also arise from many other physical and emotional health problems. The National Center for Alternative and Complementary Medicine (NCCAM) cites Neck pain as the No. 3 reason why people seek alternative medicine care. Conventional medical professionals suggest it.

One of the first things to do as neck pain treatment is to relieve tension and stress. If the angle is wrong for you, adjust the monitor. Reading in bed on your side can also cause tension in the neck, causing neck pains. Stress at work can also cause neck pains. Proper position while sleeping, a supportive pillow, proper rest, and proper working angles are all ways to help prevent neck pains in the first place. If you have your neck bent in an unnatural position, you are almost certain to develop neck pains at some point. Tension from many sources can cause neck pains. The pain occurs when the muscles in the neck tighten, and may spasm. Illnesses, certain foods, drinks, and working without glasses can cause tension which in turn may cause neck pains. Stress, not enough rest, and many other factors may well cause neck pains to occur.

Some Neck Pain Causes

November 13, 2010

Neck pain causes are numerous, and most are capable of easily with a visit to the doctor a recipe and treated. Heat, stretching and strengthening exercises and over-the-counter anti-inflammatory drug administration are all the typical remedies. Back and neck pain is most often caused when the muscles or ligaments in the neck, back muscles and spine are pulled over or torn from overuse or wrong only out of bed. It could be something pretty obvious that the damage caused as a heavy lifting incident or a time where you just only be back “to go.” Or, you could have been leading up to this for a very long time, whether by poor posture or a series of small incidents that become a big pain in the back and neck, which must now be addressed. It’s pretty simple and everyday to make your back hurt and the pain can be surprisingly intense, until you get the treatment. As such a complex machine, our body is not only tough but also vulnerable to small margins. When you throw out your back, may be not only on the back itself, but surrounding tissue of neck, shoulders, arms, back and legs. Pain, tingling and muscle weakness can even a seemingly simple assault only your back results, and it is advisable to consult a doctor to look for differences over the best way to ensure that you are not serious deep tissue or your muscles and injured spinal structures. Pain can be managed in relatively simple ways, with over-the-counter dose of anti-inflammatory drugs, and the application of heat, and when a doctor recommends loose a series of strengthening and stretching exercises, the muscles and make you stronger and more flexible for the future. Your treatment will depend in part on the original back and neck pain causes. Pain by a physician, physical therapist, orthopedist or chiropractor, who can advise on how to best help not only to be diagnosed yourself, but if the involvement of a professional (eg a physiotherapist) is justified. You could even point out that surgery is necessary, but see this as a last resort because surgery always carries risks and you could avoid with the right treatment. Make sure your doctor is flexible to the idea of other options if it is not immediately obvious that the only action available is surgery for your neck and back pain. Cortisone injections may be a good way, but also mobilizes the spine, heat treatments, ultrasound, stimulation, traction and exercise.

Causes of neck pain with some underlying diseases, the pain persists over a longer period of time. There are several factors that are responsible for the development of neck pain. : Some of the most common causes of neck pain are listed below. The vertebrae of the neck support the head. Each trauma in the head snapped back and forth is bad, the bones can hurt and gives rise to. You can get the type of injury in a motor vehicle accident, bad fall or contact sports.
A blunt blow to the neck during a fight or an accident can certainly immense pain for some time. Swelling of the affected part by discoloration of the skin accompanied territory, is an indication of neck pain. In such cases, normal movement of the neck and severely impaired the person may not be able to turn its head properly for months. Neck sprain is a condition in which the muscles of the neck are damaged. Although neck muscles can be flexible, they stretch beyond their normal range, a negative effect on these muscles. In some cases, stretching completely tear or rupture of the muscles, and surgery is the only option to cure the condition.

Hospital Beds

June 9, 2010

Like most standard bed, hospital bed or patient beds specifically designed so that patients feel comfortable to relax during treatment in hospital or at home (homecare).
The difference is in the hospital bed or bed of patient have a part of the panel [crank] that can be adjusted up and down the corner position, namely the head of the panel, a panel of the legs and up and down the height of the bed.

This panel serves to adjust the position (positioning) angle in accordance with the needs of the patient’s body and the patient’s condition. There is also a patient bed which can be set high and low until it reaches 20-30 cm from the floor. Usually this function is to facilitate therapists or medical experts in conducting therapy in a patient, if necessary. For terms of security, there is a safety rail or safety rail on the side of the bed to prevent patients from falling.

There are two types of patient bed, manual and electric beds. Basically two types of beds have the same function, just use a different system. The bed is equipped with a manual crank rotation that serves to set the position up and down the panel or a crank. Typically manual beds have a crank until the fourth round in accordance with the number of panels that can be changed its position. While the electric bed using remote control to adjust the position of the panel. Type of electric beds is widely used in the ICU, special care room at the hospital, or VIP room.

To note, for the use of electric bed, electric power factor must be taken into account. This means that if the electric shut down, then an electric bed may not work at all. So if the treatment of patient at home uses electric beds and other electrical medical equipment, it is advisable to use electric generator for the temporary replacement of electric power.
Usually in patients who lie too long in bed will experience abrasion on the skin or also called decubitus. In order to prevent the condition, patients are also advised to use anti-decubitus mattress.

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The Treatment of Breast Cancer

March 6, 2009

If you suffer from breast cancer disease with these breast cancer signs, and want to try to recover, this is the information about the treatment of breast cancer may be one of you or your family suffer breast cancer.
Cancer treatment depends on the size of the tumor and the stadium.
1. Stadium for the I-III, the treatment can be done:
a. TACE (Trans Arterial Chemo-Embolization).
b. Operations without raising breast tumors
c. If it’s not operated, it can be replaced with Particle Seed and RFA Ablation.
d. If the spread of lymphnodes in the armpit exceed 4 with a diameter of the tumor reached 5 cm, irradiation can be done.
e. Supporting treatment : hormone therapy, Hyperthermal therapy, Immune-body therapy, TCM, or read these breast cancer therapies.
2. To Stadium IV, treatment can be done:
a. TACE (Trans Arterial Chemo-Embolization), which combined with the planting of Particle Seed, Ablation, PhotoDynamic Therapy.
b. Hyperthermal therapy, to relieve pain patients, reduces the symptoms felt, to improve treatment outcomes.
c. Immune Therapy-body, to improve the immune so that the body has the power to fight cancer.
d. TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine), to strengthen the body, reducing the symptoms of the disease, working to restore the system of the body.

Breast Cancer Signs

March 2, 2009

Breast cancer is the specter of disease for women. Period susceptible to this disease is now before menopause, around the age of 40-50 years. When the age of 70 years, the possibility of women suffering from this cancer is greater. For the detection, check by using breast cancer mammogram detection.

You must be careful, if you’ve aged 40 years and above, and see some breast cancer signs below:
1. Exit fluid from the breast nipple. Liquids can be yellow, clear, white milk, chocolate, or mixed blood.
2. Change in the form of breast nipple and the surrounding areas.
3. Lump arising in the breast and not sick.
If there is one of these symptoms, immediately to the doctor for further examination. The more quickly diagnosed, the higher the level of its recovery.
In addition to these symptoms, there are several factors that increase the likelihood of this disease, namely:
1.Come off more slowly. Until the age of 50 years, there has been no sign off.
2. The older age at first birth to children.
3. The period of menstruation began early, before age 13 years.
4. Fat women who consume large amounts of fat and drink alcohol.
5. Born from the family that has a history of cancer.

Bone and Causes of Osteoporosis

February 27, 2009

Bone is a very vital organ for humans. Besides as a buffer body, the bone also protects vital organs such as the human liver, heart, kidney, lung and others. To be able to maintain its function so bone always regenerating through the process of demolition and create matrices bones.
When the system is not balanced so it will be a bone porous process known as causes of osteoporosis. To know whether a person suffering from osteoporosis or not, can be done with the measurement of bone density (Bone Mineral Density).
BMD examination is useful to know the current bone density, but can not know of any interference regenerating bone that can trigger the occurrence of osteoporosis. The only way that can be used to know the activity of bone cells regenerating such as destruction and activities bone creating is the laboratory examination and the N-CTx Mid Osteocalsin. If there are inconsistencies in both value indicates regenerating bone interfere and the risk of osteoporosis. Besides that, the second examination is useful for monitoring treatment of osteoporosis.

Causes of Anemia

December 1, 2008

The measurement of anemia is hemoglobin(Hb). Persons who are suffering less bloods, their rate of Hb are below normal. Normal Hb is around 12 g%. If the value of someone’s Hb below it, it means that he suffers anemia. Persons who have the rate of Hb less than 12% g can be the tension normal is 120/80 mmHg, or may be also lower than that, could also higher. And these are some signs of anemia.

Causes of anemia are more than one. Reading the results of laboratory Hb below normal, not necessarily the doctor can directly assign the type of medicine because it causes anemia is not just one.

Causes of anemia are:
1. More than normal menstruation. There are women who menstruation volume of more than normal (metrorhagia). Risk of anemia in such cases is generally larger.
2. They have kidney failure also tends to be anemia.
3. Patients with blood aberration. There are several types of blood aberration, as talasemia, classified patients who also threatened anemia.
4. Patients with chronic diseases. Particularly in cases of TB, usually threatened anemic also. They have a chronic intestinal infection (ameba basiler or dysentery), colon cancer, disease and cancer in general.

Tips: Marriage Activity Until Old

November 19, 2008

Growth of age will change the function and sexual desire. Nevertheless, the elderly can still enjoy sexual activity. The following tips sexual activity can continue until old age.
1. Always communicate with couple
Do not hesitate to reveal the willingness and desire that the communication with the couple remained harmonious.
2. Consult with your doctor can help maintain sexual life. For example, there erection problem or orgasm the often experienced by people who start elderly.
3. Extending the definition of sexual
Sex is not just activity coitus. Touch, smell, is a form of sexual abuse. Must be realized in old age when the sexual needs may change.
4. Change in routine
The other activities or new activities will affect the sexual life become better
For example change the schedule at night to make the morning or change the position of making love.
5. Keep health
Consuming nutritious food, exercise, avoiding cigarettes and alcohol