Back Pain

Common Symptoms and Causes of Back Pain Emerging gradually without incident, or suddenly and severely following a seemingly simple movement, back pain is the most common disability for those under the age of 45. Most often, these conditions arise after an acute injury, longstanding overuse, or due to poor posture. Causes of back pain include…

Plantar Fasciitis

Common causes and symptons of Plantar fasciitis: Plantar fasciitis, also known as Heel Spur Syndrome, is the most common cause of heel pain in adults. Plantar fasciitis is a degenerative syndrome of the plantar fascia caused by recurring trauma at its origin point. Causes: In combination with aggravating factors such as uneven terrain, repetitive movement…

Guillain-Barre Syndrome

Common symptoms and casuses of Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) Guillain-Barre Syndrome is a rare but serious autoimmune disorder in which the immune system attacks healthy nerve cells. The cause of the condition is unknown but typically triggered by infectious illnesses like stomach flu or a lung infection. Common symptoms Tingling sensations in the fingers, leg and…

Poliomyelitis

Common symptoms and causes of Poliomyelitis and Post-polio syndrome: Poliomyelitis is a viral disease that affects the nerve and causes partial or full paralysis of the muscles. It is caused by a poliovirus that enters through the mouth and nose and travels to the intestinal system and later absorbed in the blood. Common causes of…

Traumatic Brain Injury

Common symptoms and casuses of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is an insult to the brain caused by external force that may cause altered state of consciousness which results in temporary or permanent impairment of cognitive, emotional and behavioral functioning. Casuses of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): Blow to the head as from…

Spinal Cord Injury

Common symptoms of spinal cord injury: Spinal cord injury happens when there is any injury to the spinal cord that blocks communication between the brain and the body. After a spinal cord injury, a person’s sensation, movement and reflexes are affected. Depending on the level of injury, symptoms may vary from pain to paralysis or…

Multiple Sclerosis

Common symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease that attacks the protective covering of the brain and spinal cord, causing inflammation and consequently disrupting the nerve impulses. MS can cause symptoms such as extreme fatigue, lack of coordination, weakness, tingling, impaired sensation, vision problems, bladder problems, cognitive impairment and mood…

Stroke

Common symptoms and causes of Stroke A stroke is a sudden loss of brain function caused by the interruption of blood flow or the rupture of blood vessels causing cell death in the affected area to die. The effects of a stroke depend on where the brain was injured, as well as how much damage…

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Common symptoms of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is a progressive neuromuscular disease characterized by the death of nerve cells and the depletion and paralysis of voluntary muscles. Some symptoms associated with the progression of ALS include difficulty walking, balance problems, difficulty with daily functional activities,…

Ankle strain

Common Symptoms of Ankle strain You may experience pain often getting worse when you move your ankle. With a severe sprain, your ankle and foot may not be able to bear weight. You may also have some swelling and bruising, making it difficult to move your foot. Your ankle may feel unstable; It may even…

Tennis elbow

What is Tennis elbow? Tennis elbow isn’t just limited to tennis players! Certain repetitive movements of the wrist can cause this condition through inflammation of the tendons on the outside (lateral side) of the elbow at a bony prominence (lateral epicondyle) of the upper arm. What causes tennis elbow? Any repetitive motion of the wrist,…

Neck Pain

Common Symptoms of neck pain While neck pain (in the cervical spine) is less common than lower back pain (in the lumbar spine), however millions of people experience neck pain and/or related arm pain at some point in their life. with symptoms presenting either suddenly or gradually. Pain and stiffness can impair many facets of…

Headache

Common Symptoms of Headache Headache and migraine are common but usually do not represent a serious illness. Even when headaches do not have a serious cause, they may be quite painful and disruptive to your daily activities. Additional symptoms may accompany a headache include: Eye, ear, or facial pain. Migraine Dizziness. Numbness or weakness. Difficulty…

Sports Injuries

Common Symptoms and Causes of Sports Injuries “Sports injuries” covers a wide variety of injuries, and can involve the any part of the body from the neck to the toes. Sports injuries are commonly caused by overuse, direct impact, or the application of force that exceeds what a body part can structurally withstand. An injury…

Lymphedema

What is Lymphedema? Lymphedema is an abnormal lymph drainage that caused a lots of fluid that could come with swelling, usually in the arms or legs. This condition may happen when human’s lymph system such as nodes become missing, removed or damaged. The Lymphatic system plays a very important role in our immune system through…