When we move our arms, particularly to stretch, we are depending on the rhomboid muscle to be strong and very flexible. Strains and tears in this upper back muscle can cause excruciating pain and completely disable our regular movements. Rhomboid pai... Read More
Bicep tears are painful. They can really hurt, especially if they happen in the middle of an activity or workout. We hear about them all the time while watching things like baseball or professional wrestling, but what exactly is a bicep tear? Can you... Read More
Many of us depend on the good health and functioning of our hands for daily activities, even for our livelihood. A broken knuckle can have a detrimental effect on our day-to-day lives, but there are ways to deal with the pain and symptoms at home. We... Read More
When people think of sensitive skin, they often imagine someone whose face is prone to redness from beauty products. This is not that type of skin sensitivity. When skin is sensitive to touch but no rash is involved, it falls under a category called ... Read More
One of the more traditional symptoms of a heart attack is a shooting pain in the left arm. As a result, one-sided arm pain can be a cause for alarm or distress if you can’t determine a cause. Although it is true that left arm pain can be a sign of ... Read More
You can experience a sharp pain on the top of your foot when walking, running, or even standing still. It can be a throb, an ache, or a burning pain on the top of your foot, but no matter when or how you experience it, it can be a very disrupting and... Read More
A bed bug is a small, blood-sucking insect that feeds exclusively on blood. Bed bugs belong to the insect family Cimicidae. Recently, we have seen resurgence in bed bug infestations worldwide, including the U.S. and other developed countries.
How to... Read More
A swollen knee can occur when there is excess fluid that accumulates in or around the knee joint.
Many doctors will refer to this condition as knee effusion or water on the knee.
Removing some of the fluid will reduce the pain and stiffness associate... Read More