Spinal Decompression to Treat Herniated Discs

Spinal decompression to treat herniated disc Spinal decompression is a nonsurgical medical procedure. Spinal decompression is similar to the basic principle of chiropractic and traction. It involves gentle stretching of the spine to change the position and force of the spine. This change builds a negative pressure in the spinal disc and takes off the pressure. Spinal discs act as cushions which are jelly like and placed between the bones of the spine. Spinal stretching is done in nonsurgical

Dangers of prescription pain medications

Dangers of prescription pain medications Prescription pain medication Many diseases, injuries and surgical procedures involve different kind of pain. Different type pain medication is required according to the type of pain. Prescription pain medicines are normally for moderate and severe pain like trauma, surgery, rheumatoid arthritis or cancer. Other painful conditions like back pain, labor pain, urinary tract infections and fibromyalgia also require prescription pain relievers to tackle

Acupuncture for Weight Loss

Weight gain and related health problems are complicated issues in the current scenario. Excessive weight causes physical difficulties and emotional fraught along with other medical complications. Weight loss is a difficult task. It needs full determination and strong efforts. Nowadays, everybody is searching for weight loss products and treatments which can give best results without any risk. But it is difficult to know that, what will work exactly. Acupuncture: Acupuncture is a technique

Non-Surgical interventions for Knee Disorders

Joint disorders involving joints of main extremities such as of knees, hips are very common due to the increased incidences of obesity among the population. Abdominal obesity causes undue pressure on the large main joints, sooner or later deteriorating the joints, giving rise to osteoarthritis. Obesity is the main causative factors of osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis occurs when the cartilage which lubricates the joints between the large bones of the leg, undergoes degeneration and is completely l

Autoimmune Diseases Causing Hypothyroidism

Autoimmunity is a condition in the body caused as a result of several environmental, physical or physiological stressors being in constant interplay within our body. There can be genetic factors or triggers to this condition as well. There are several triggers which cause our inbuilt immune system to dysfunction under their influence. This can enable the immunity to either over function or under function. The dysfunctional immune system thus produces killer cells or antibodies against the natura

How Acupuncture Improves Digestion

Acupuncture It is a Chinese healing technique or we can say a traditional Chinese treatment. National Institute of Health researched and observed acupuncture's effectiveness and safe treatment method for a number of medical problems and found that Acupuncture can impeccably treat several health issues. Acupuncture treatment involves insertion of fine sterilized needles in the skin at some specific points of the body called as acupuncture point or acupoint. Needles are inserted at strategi

Ancient Treatment of Acupuncture

Acupuncture Acupuncture is an ancient treatment technique used for thousands of years. It is one of the main pieces of Traditional Chinese Medicine (T.C.M.) along with herbs, nutrition, and moxibustion. Acupuncture is used not only for pain but as an effective treatment for most disease and illness. By inserting specialized sterile needles at (acupoints) specific points on the body a practitioner is able to regulate many body functions including blood flow, hormones and immune function. Acupu

Functional Medicine – Stress Relief Measures

Functional Medicine – The Right Approach to Healing Hundreds of years ago, the oldest civilizations have documented the way that they treated their sick. Their fundamental approach was to treat the actual patient (mentally and physically) by performing a series of tests, rather than mask the ailments. Over time, tremendous developments have taken place in the field of medicine, but the number of chronic diseases have only gone higher. There is no direct explanation for this effect, since va

Knee Pain: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Introduction The knee is among the largest and most complicated joints in the human body. It joins the shin bone (tibia) to the thigh bone (femur). Your knee performs the important role of holding your body weight. It absorbs much of the pressure whenever you are walking, jumping or running and therefore prone to pains and injuries.   What is knee pain? Knee pain is a common problem which can originate from bone structures of the knee, the kneecap (patella), cartilage (meniscus) or the

What is Functional Medicine?

[caption id="attachment_1153" align="aligncenter" width="840"] Hand with latex glove holding blood sample on white background,Close up[/caption] Functional Medicine is an individualized approach to medicine that raises the bar when it comes to the standard of care we have become accustomed to. It is a systems-oriented approach built between patient and practitioner tailored specifically to the needs of the patient. The goal of functional medicine is to address the underlying causes of disease