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Statin Use and Tendon Injuries

Statin medications have been prescribed for people with cholesterol problems. Since they were first introduced on the market, various reports have revealed their benefits and dangers. Most doctors who prescribe statins know to look for the potential adverse effects and warn patients about them. Common

International Women’s Day 3-8-2015 CureJoy

Pelvic Pain and Sexual Rejuvenation by Hal S Blatman, MD Medical care for women’s sexual needs lags far behind what is available for men. Personal issues of pelvic pain, sexual dysfunction, and stress incontinence have not received the level of attention that has been given

Scoliosis-New Ideas for Etiology and Treatment

Scoliosis-New Ideas for Etiology and Treatment Scoliosis is a spinal curvature that develops in children during their growing years. It results in a three-dimensional deformity that leaves the spine growing in a spiral. Curves of more than 25º are reported to occur at the rate

Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a common condition that can affect anyone who repetitively uses his or her forearms and hands. It is generally accepted that this condition is caused by repetitive hand and finger motion, leading to inflammation and swelling of tendons that go

How to Treat Acute Inflammation: It’s Not What You Think

Almost anyone who has played a sport or enjoyed exercise has received specific advice on treating injuries and swelling. Even for minor injuries or after coming off regular, many of us have been taught to: Apply ice. Get rest. Elevate the injured body part. Use

Small Fiber Neuropathy

Within the last decade, much has been written about fibromyalgia and its connection to small fiber neuropathy. A notable study published in the medical journal Pain in 2013 reported that many participants with fibromyalgia tested for small fiber polyneuropathy. More recently, researchers pointed out that it can

Nutritional Supplement Controversy

You do not have to look hard to find an article or news report suggesting that nutritional supplements have no benefit. Indeed, not all vitamins or dietary supplements will help everyone the same way. However, despite the documented benefits that vitamins bring to many people,

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What is Fibromyalgia?

What is Fibromyalgia? The diagnosis of fibromyalgia has been a controversial topic for many years. It is not a new concept, and in the early 1900’s it was referred to as muscular rheumatism and other names. In the later 1900’s doctors agreed to the diagnosis

Myofascial Pain

Muscles can cause many seemingly different pain conditions. Pulled muscles can cause mild soreness, as well as very severe sharp and stabling or radiating pain. Old injuries like recurrent back and shoulder problems that seem to “act up” after certain physical activities are mostly related

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