Low Back Pain – Why bed rest does not help?

Last updated: 7th October, 2017  Acute low back pain is most common reasons for young adults to see a family doctor. About 80% of people have suffered at least once with low back pain during their lifetime. Although most of the patients recover quickly with minimal treatment, proper evaluation is imperative to identify rare cases of severe […]

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Have you been advised MRI scan?

MRI Scanner

Last updated: 7th October, 2017  MRI or magnetic resonance imaging is an advanced test that uses a strong magnetic field and radio waves to create pictures of organs inside the body. It is among one of the most sophisticated diagnosis tool available to the physicians. An MRI scan is often quite helpful in analyzing following type […]

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Inflammation after Muscle Injury – A friend or foe?

Last updated: 7th October, 2017  While playing shuttle yesterday, I probably went a little overboard to smash it hard on the other side and call it a game. It did result in the expected outcome, but also an unwelcome one, i.e. swelling and pain in my palm. It may be a mild muscle injury, but I […]

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Ankle Sprain? How should you take care of it?

Last updated: 7th October, 2017  An ankle sprain is one of the most common injuries that may occur during sports and everyday activities. You can even have it while you walk. A sprain in the ankle occurs due to the overstretching or tearing of the ligament that supports the ankle. According to The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeon, a sprained […]

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