One of the things that we suffer not only women but also men, is that back pain can be caused by poor posture we acquire to spend hours sitting at a desk or in front of a monitor, or perhaps because of the we buy bad sleeping position.
For all this we seek the best solutions to reduce that annoying back pain, so this time I brought you some exercises to relieve those nagging aches, yes, remember that if the pain is too intense, it is necessary that you go immediately the doctor for review.
Remember that before doing these exercises should be relaxed and use a mattress in good condition so that the exercises do not hurt having them on the ground. Here they are: Read the rest of this entry »
How is it treated?
If suspected loose bodies must be removed arthroscopically. The remaining cartilage injuries should be treated initially with a specific physical therapy program. In some cases the doctor will prescribe insoles to correct the support of the affected extremity, knee downloading efforts.
When these methods fail arthroscopy should be considered, the method of surgical treatment easier and less hassle.
- Remove loose bodies
- Smooth the edges of ulcers
- Drilling with a bit thin at the bottom of deep ulcers blood to the bone and allow better healing. Read the rest of this entry »
What tests are often ordered?
X-rays do not show the cartilage but the state of the bone that is underneath. An injury that is seen in X-rays is therefore serious, to be profound.
Computed Tomography: With the TAC is not the cartilage, but if it affects the bone shows us where the best and what is the extent of injury.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging: MRI is useful for detecting cartilage lesions pure. Performance improvement by introducing a dye into the joint (arthro-MRI). It is also very effective in detecting associated injuries of the knee (ligaments, meniscus injuries in the thickness of the bone). However, a high percentage of cases diagnosed outside. Read the rest of this entry »
What symptoms appear in a traumatic cartilage injury?
- Usually causes pain in the damaged area by moving the knee.
- It is often noticed when moving the knee crunches.
- Often a stroke: more than normal joint fluid. This is a defense of the knee before the injury: developing an “airbag”.
- When there are loose bodies floating in the knee, the patient will usually notice that something is moving inside, which causes pain, clicking and sometimes locks: the knee can be stretched.
- In some cases you may notice a feeling of looseness and loss of strength in the knee. It is due to a protective reflex, which relaxes the muscles of the thigh. Read the rest of this entry »
What is an articular cartilage injury?
Articular cartilage is the bone that develops housing in the neighboring area to another, and provides protection to prevent the two bones to rub together when moving. This cover can be altered by mechanical causes, ie, stroke, or sudden twists in the case of continuous overload athletes.
The cartilage then undergoes various types of injury: can soften or may break forming ragged, cracks and even ulcers, which can affect the bone that is underneath, or free fragments of cartilage into the joint space (loose bodies). Read the rest of this entry »
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Chi Kung (or Qi-cong): history, description and benefits
Chi Kung or Qi Gong, words of Chinese origin, meaning “energy work” in reference to the vital energy that keeps the human being, alive and healthy. Chi Kung is an exercise method based on a set of body movements, aided by breathing, which greatly resemble an exercise in meditation, which is supposed to be an increase of vital energy that leads us to find happier and more vital.
In China it is used for many centuries as a preventive practice for people of all ages, and even applies to hospitals as a form of adjuvant therapy in the traditional medical treatments.
The exercises are of various types (Shi ba shi, or chi kun Dayan, are an example of denomination), mimicking for example, situations in nature aimed at the joints to download the negative emotions and enhance the energy flow of each organ restoring and the balance or, in imitation of the swans, which alternate motion and stillness, being especially useful in older people. Read the rest of this entry »
Reiki history. What is it?
The practice of Reiki dates back centuries, but in the late nineteenth century, the Christian monk Mikao Usui, when he begins his story. This monk rediscovered Reiki after a long investigation, and has been passed today.
Reiki is the ability of each person to turn your body into a channel of universal energy healing. Reiki is a Japanese word consisting of two words, Rei or “universal energy side” and ki, or “biomagnetic energy of the human aura.”
This is based on the idea that living things radiate heat and power and, through Reiki, the universal energy reunite and each person’s own energy, restoring the body’s energy balance.
It works on the chakras or energy centers, whose job is to collect, transform and transmit energy to the organs. The major chakras are located from the base of the spine to the top of the head, and from them the energy is distributed. Read the rest of this entry »
Tai chi originated. Effects
Tai-Chi, originally tai-chi-chuan, can be translated as “the supreme way of the fist” but is best known for “medicine in motion.” Initially created as a martial art, but is now seen as an exercise that improve the physical and mental health.
It is based on a series of circular movements, slow and harmonious, that are coordinated with breathing. Known for centuries in the East, especially China, Japan and Korea, where it is practiced anytime and outdoors by people of all ages.
There are several schools or styles, the best known in our culture, Yang, Chen and Wu, governed by common principles based on relaxation, movement and harmony, continuity and coordination as well as breathing. This, diaphragmatic help relax body and mind, and with it the necessary harmony is reached. All these actions produce a reflex massage of the digestive organs and increase lung capacity and circulation. Read the rest of this entry »
Alternative medicines are characterized by the use of natural resources like water, vegetables and minerals to maintain health and balance while maintaining a perspective of prevention, according to a global conception that values the biological, psychological and social . In other words, recognizing that the body works with physical parameters, emotional and mental, along with the influence of environment and social surroundings.
Among other factors, these characteristics have encouraged the general public of the Western world alternative forms of maintaining and improving health, and in this article highlight the yoga, tai-chi, reiki, chi kung (or qi Cong) and pilates. Then we will make a short introduction to each, to know a little more. Read the rest of this entry »