Patient Information Leaflet: Muscle Aches and Pains
General muscular aches and pains are often caused by either unaccustomed use or overuse of muscles.
However, more severe muscle pain accompanied by swelling and restricted movement may mean that muscles, tendons or ligaments have been damaged, torn, sprained or strained, possibly in a sports or other accidental injury.
Ginger Effective in Easing Pains and Aches–Study By Neharika Sabharwal |
A new study claims the ordinary kitchen spice, ginger, touted for centuries as an effective and trustworthy root that is packed with health benefits may be good for staving off muscle pain linked with heavy housework, gardening and intense exercise.
Osteoporosis: Disease of Porous Bones By the word osteoporosis, we mean “porous bones”. This is the disease which makes bones weak and brittle. The bones become so fragile due to this disease that even a slight pressure on them may cause a fracture.
Can Pilates Help with Backache? www.live-pilates.co.uk
If you suffer with a bad back – maybe you have a pinched nerve or muscular pain caused by bad posture – you may have problems keeping fit. If you’re in pain, the last thing you think of is to embark on a vigorous exercise regime.
Back pain: ‘I was only in my early thirties – but I felt like an old lady’ www.independent.co.uk
It was midway through a bout of over-enthusiastic floor-mopping that it first happened. I’d ignored the nagging ache blooming at the base of my spine and, then, suddenly – pouf: a sensation of something deep inside going awry; not a click, not a snap, just a hard-to-pinpoint signal that something’s gone quite wrong. Stubbornly, I fought it – attempting to get to the corner shop for sponges so I could continue my Saturday morning clean. When, 40 minutes later I was still shuffling homewards, clutching at walls and wincing with every movement, I had no choice – once finally indoors again – but to lie down for several days, unable to manage so much as reaching for the remote control without help.
Sandoz Launches First Generic Version of Skelaxin www.pharmalive.com
According to IMS Health, Skelaxin had US sales of approximately USD 476 million for the 12 months ending in December 2009. Sandoz is marketing metaxalone in 800mg strength tablets, the same as Skelaxin®.
Disadvantages of Acai Berries as a Means to Lose Weight By Amber-Marie Richardson | www.helium.com
Renowned for their antioxidant properties and benefits in promoting weight loss, acai berries have become very popular as a dietary supplement in recent years. However, while much of the scientific research that has been carried out on acai berries suggests that acai berries may have many advantages for those wanting to lose weight, what are the disadvantages of using acai berries as a means to lose weight?