Causes of back pain in children

Obesity and poor posture Heavy schoolbags carried on one shoulder or in one hand Incorrectly packed backpacks Sedentary or inactive lifestyle, such as watching a lot of television or sitting in front of the computer Injuries caused by vigorous sports such as kho-kho, football, flexibility-dependent sports such as gymnastics or dance and power sports such…

Braces – An Overview

Braces – An Overview The simplest type of brace is a one-piece sleeve made of an elastic rubber – Neoprene that fits snugly around the knee area. Appropriate for use by patients with relatively mild Osteoarthritis, these sleeves, which are available over the counter at most pharmacies, compress the affected area, providing warmth and a…

Better Foot Health for Diabetics

Better Foot Health for Diabetics – Dr. David G. Armstrong, DPM Dr David Armstrong is Professor of Surgery at The University of Arizona Department of Surgery, Director of the Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance and the youngest ever podiatrist elected into the American Podiatric Medical Association Hall of Fame. 1. Inspect your feet daily for…