Things to Consider When Buying Ankle Braces After an Injury
14 April 2018
If you have suffered an ankle injury while engaging in physical activity, you need injury braces to support the injured part during the recovery period. Braces prevent further injury, especially if your ankles are weak or tend to sprain often. Most ankle braces come with a metal fitting that supports the outer part of the ankle. This metal fitting helps to relieve inflammation and pain and speeds up the recovery process.
What Is Essential Tremor, And How Can It People Who Suffer From It Benefit From Deep Brain Stimulation?
12 March 2018
Few things in life are more disturbing and scary that losing control over your own movements, and uncontrollable tremors in your hands, feet or other parts of your body can be particularly frightening to experience. Unfortunately, decades of TV hospital dramas and sensationalist newspaper articles lead many people who suffer from tremors to assume they are suffering from Parkinson's disease, a debilitating and incurable condition, but in many cases uncontrollable tremors can be caused by a more benign condition known as essential tremor.
A Brief Guide to Plantar Fasciitis
21 February 2018
Plantar fasciitis is, as the Mayo Clinic describes, a common cause of foot pain. The plantar fascia is the tissue at the bottom of the foot, which connects the heel and the toes to form the arch of the foot. This tissue can become inflamed and cause significant pain, which often leads sufferers to require specialist treatment, such as physiotherapy. This guide aims to explain this painful and inconvenient condition, from the initial symptoms right through to treatment, as well as explaining how to avoid the condition.
A Short Guide to Basal Cell Carcinoma
13 February 2018
Basal cell carcinoma is a type of skin cancer which begins in the lower layer of the epidermis. It is less well known and can be more difficult to recognise than melanoma skin cancer, even though, as Cancer Council Australia explains, it accounts for around 70% of non-melanoma skin cancers. While it is not usually life-threatening and takes a long time to spread to other parts of the body, it is still important to be diagnosed as early as possible.