We have seen models and actresses strut in pencil-thin stilettos, looking glamorous and attractive. And who can forget the epic Sex and the city show which took its love for shoes to another level. Its lead character, Carrie
Bee venom shots could kill backaches by reducing inflammation, says a British study. The therapy is rooted in ancient traditional remedies, where bee stings were used to tackle a wide range of ailments. But it can be an
Arthritis is not a single disease - there are over 100 different forms of arthritis. It is a collective term for different individual illnesses, with different features, treatments, complications, and prognoses. The similarity
Dr Kameshwar Prasad, head of the clinical epidemiology unit at AIIMS said, ‘On many occasions, doctors ask for tests that are unnecessary. Similarly, there are drugs that have become outdated or whose efficacy isn't proven. But
Backache has been a bane of the modern society. With most youngsters crouching in front of their laptops,computers all the time, this problem only seems to be increasing day-by-day.
Why are backaches caused?
If you suffer chronic lower backache, then blame your genes, not the lumbar disc generation (LDD) that has long been suspected of being its prime cause, say experts. These discs, which cushion the vertebrae or the backbone, can
When experiencing pain, the first thing most people do is to put their hands on it. Human touch conveys warmth, serenity, love, caring and healing. When an animal is in pain, for the same reasons – a dog or cat’s first
Aromatherapy is a method of treatment that is personalised. A Scent that might work for you might not work for everybody. Identifying what works for you can often be by the 'trial and error' method. Sounds like a long and
Aromatherapy works on the body and mind with the use of 'Essential oils'. Essential oils when used in the purest form are the most effective. They can be classified into three categories: those that invigorate the body and rev
The top three reasons for your joint pain may be:
1. Rheumatoid arthritis (an autoimmune disorder that causes stiffness and pain),
2. Osteoarthritis (growth of bone spurs and degeneration of cartilage or a joint),
3. Gout (a
Scientists might have found a revolutionary way to cure back pain. Tiny, artificial rollers, which mimics the flexibility of the spine! Developed by a team at Brigham Young University in the U.S., the “roller” when inserted
More days are missed at office due to lower back pain than any other ailment! Even though millions of years of evolution has designed our spine to do otherwise; we sit, eat, travel sitting on chairs for hours on end. Dr Vijay
Outsized school bags are turning into a curse for kids, 80 percent of whom carry loads up to a fifth of their body weight, really taxing their backs, says a new research from the charity BackCare.
Studies show that carrying any
Office-goers resigned to working in unsatisfactory jobs are more likely to suffer from serious, persistent lower back pain than those with a positive attitude.
Markus Melloh, research associate professor in orthopaedics with the