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Alternative Therapies for Multiple Sclerosis

Studies show that more than half of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients use natural and herbal remedies to manage MS. Alternative therapy includes anything from diet and exercise to various lifestyle changes. Some of the following include alternative therapies: • Dietary supplements • Acupuncture • Meditation • Hypnosis • Massage • Chiropractic medicine • Chinese medicine …

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10 reasons you should practice Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation)

Yoga has always been the best of exercises. The Surya Namaskar (sun salutation) is a popular set of asanas which has many health benefits. Not only does it make a perfect cardiovascular exercise, it also helps in increasing bone density. The following are ten reasons why you should start practicing Surya Namaskar: It helps the …

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Edema

Edema is an accumulation of fluid in the interstitium, which is located beneath the skin or in one or more cavities of the body. It appears as a swelling. It is the body’s reaction to injury or inflammation. Edema can occur in a small area or affect the entire body. It usually occurs whenever blood …

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Slipped Disc

A slipped disk occurs when the outer ring of the spinal cord becomes weak and allows the inner portion to slip out. Lifting a very large, heavy object can place great strain on the lower back. If one has a physically demanding job, one is at a higher risk for slipped disks. Overweight individuals are …

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Club Foot

A club foot or clubfoot is a congenital deformity involving one foot or both. The affected foot appears to have been rotated internally at the ankle. Patients with club feet often appear to walk on their ankles. With clubfoot the tissues connecting the muscles to the bones are shorter than usual. The ankle can be …

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Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy Cerebral Palsy denotes a group of movement disorders that cause physical disabilities. Cerebral refers to the cerebrum which is the affected area of the brain. The word palsy means disorder of movement. While the main feature of cerebral palsy is disorder with movement; difficulties with thinking, learning, feeling, communication and behavior also occur. …

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