Atlanto-occipital Joint Pain – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Atlanto-occipital Joint Pain/Atlanto-occipital Dislocation (AOD) is being increasingly recognized as a potentially survivable injury as a result of improved prehospital management of polytrauma patients and increased awareness of this entity, leading to earlier diagnosis and more aggressive treatment. However, despite overall improved outcomes, AOD is still associated with significant morbidity and mortality. The purpose of… Continue reading Atlanto-occipital Joint Pain – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Ischiogluteal Bursitis ; Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Ischiogluteal Bursitis/Ischial bursitis also is known as ischiogluteal bursitis or weaver’s bottom is a condition where the bursa that lies between the ischial tuberosity and the gluteus maximus muscle becomes inflamed. This bursa is present physiologically in order to reduce the amount of frictional force generated between the gluteal muscle and the ischial tuberosity that… Continue reading Ischiogluteal Bursitis ; Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

What Is Kneecap Bursitis? Symptoms, Treatment

What Is Kneecap Bursitis?/Kneecap Bursitis or Prepatellar Bursitis is a condition where the bursa in the front of the kneecap gets inflamed. Bursae are little, jelly-filled sacs located throughout the body providing cushioning to the bones and soft tissues. However, sometimes the bursa may become irritated and produce too much fluid. This causes it to… Continue reading What Is Kneecap Bursitis? Symptoms, Treatment

Swimmer’s Shoulder; Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Swimmer’s shoulder is an umbrella term covering a range of painful shoulder overuse injuries that occur in swimmers. Because there are various parts of your shoulder that can be injured from your swimming stroke, your pain can be anything from a local pain near the shoulder joint, to a spreading pain that travels up your… Continue reading Swimmer’s Shoulder; Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis, Causes, Treatment

Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis is osteoporosis arising due to use of glucocorticoids (steroid hormones) – analogous to Cushing’s syndrome and involving mainly the axial skeleton. The synthetic glucocorticoid prescription drug prednisone is a main candidate after prolonged intake. Bisphosphonates are beneficial in reducing the risk of vertebral fractures.[rx] Some professional guidelines recommend prophylactic calcium and vitamin D supplementation in patients who take the equivalent of more than 30 mg hydrocortisone (7.5 mg of prednisolone),… Continue reading Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis, Causes, Treatment

Morning Stiffness, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Morning stiffness has long been recognized by both patients and rheumatologists as a characteristic feature of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) [rx] and was thus included in ACR 1981 remission criteria [rx] and 1987 diagnostic criteria for RA [rx]. Thereafter, morning stiffness has been widely used in decision-making on changing medication in daily practice [rx, rx] and… Continue reading Morning Stiffness, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Dengue Fever Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Dengue Fever Causes/Dengue fever also known as breakbone fever is a mosquito-borne infectious tropical disease caused by the dengue virus. Symptoms include fever, headache, muscle, and joint pains, and a characteristic skin rash that is similar to measles. In a small proportion of cases, the disease develops into life-threatening dengue hemorrhagic fever, which results in… Continue reading Dengue Fever Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Dengue Fever, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Dengue fever also known as breakbone fever is a mosquito-borne infectious tropical disease caused by the dengue virus. Symptoms include fever, headache, muscle, and joint pains, and a characteristic skin rash that is similar to measles. In a small proportion of cases, the disease develops into life-threatening dengue hemorrhagic fever, which results in bleeding, thrombocytopenia,… Continue reading Dengue Fever, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

What Is The Latest Treatment of Hair Loss

What Is The Latest Treatment of Hair Loss/Hair loss also is known as alopecia or baldness, refers to a loss of hair from part of the head or body. Typically at least the head is involved. The severity of hair loss can vary from a small area to the entire body. Typically inflammation or scarring is not present. Hair loss in some people causes psychological distress. Hair loss is… Continue reading What Is The Latest Treatment of Hair Loss

What Is The Best Treatment For Tennis Elbow

What Is The Best Treatment For Tennis Elbow/Tennis elbow is also known as lateral epicondylalgia (LE) and often referred to as epicondylitis or tendinopathy clinically,[rx] has complex underlying pathophysiology which is not well understood but is characterized by uncomplicated signs of localized pain over the lateral epicondyle which is made worse with resisted wrist extension… Continue reading What Is The Best Treatment For Tennis Elbow