F YMonth: April 20, 2018

Total and Partial Hip Replacement

About Hip Replacement Hip replacement is a very common type of surgical procedure in which a damaged hip is replaced by a prosthesis (an artificial hip). The procedure is usually conducted to relieve pain caused by arthritis or correct fractures. Usually, hip replacements are done when all other forms of treatment have failed to reduce […]

General Bone Fracture Care

When a bone experiences an impact that results in a crack or break in the length of the bone, it is called fracture. Fractures can either be a complete fracture or incomplete fracture. Fractures are grouped into open and closed fractures. An open fracture is as a result of heavy or profound wound which leaves […]

Common Throat Disorders

Your throat serves as a medium for transporting food to your esophagus, and air into your larynx and windpipe. This makes the throat a vital part of the human body. Technically, the name given to the throat is called pharynx. Throat problems are common and you have probably suffered from a sore throat at some […]

Common Nose Disorders

It is well said that your nose is very crucial to your health. It filters the air you breathe, removing dust, germs, and irritants. It warms and moistens the air to keep your lungs and tubes that lead to them from drying out. The common cold can disrupt your natural flow of air in and […]

Common Ear Disorders

Balancing in humans is aided by the ear, and any abnormal condition can have a chronic and lasting effect. The ear, which is divided into three segments (the external, the middle and the inner), can be affected by CED’s which results in fluid buildup in the ear or inflammation, both that can affect balance. Permanent […]

Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery

Carpal tunnel surgery, also medically referred to as carpal tunnel release (CTR) and carpal tunnel decompression surgery, constitutes surgeries in which the transverse carpal ligament, found in the wrist, is divided. This surgery is the standard course of treatment for patients that have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Carpal tunnel syndrome is defined as a condition in […]

Procedures to Treat Foot and Ankle Conditions

Ankle Fusion Also termed as ankle arthrodesis, ankle fusion involves surgery to fuse ankle bones into one bone. The goal of this treatment option is to eliminate extraneous motion of the ankles. Ankle fusion is performed in the operating room with patients that are sedated so that the patient does not feel the pain from […]

Treatment for Foot Neuromas

The anatomy of the human foot is quite complicated. Other important structures lie beneath the skin which includes the muscles, blood vessels, bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and nerves. Foot neuromas affect the nerves – the bundle of axons (like electrical cables) serving as communication channels between any part of the body and the brain. Nerves […]

Causes and Symptoms of Burning Feet

Burning feet cases have been reported and reviewed for approximately more than two centuries. Described subjectively by patients as “feet that are like on fire” or “feet burning like red pepper,” this condition draws similar characteristics and parallels with different underlying conditions. What Causes Burning Feet? Various causes of burning feet include: Vitamin B Deficiency […]

Clubfoot in Adults

Clubfoot, medically known as talipes equinovarus is an inborn foot deformity that causes significant changes in the feet’s normal alignment and flexibility. It can cause problems to one or both feet and can be mild or severe. Typically, clubfoot is treated few weeks after birth while the tendons, bones, ligaments, muscles, and other feet structures […]

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