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Fibromyalgia

According to the World Health Organization, Fibromyalgia is defined as a disease or syndrome from the group of rheumatic illnesses. In other words, illnesses related to joints, soft tissues and connective tissues.

Wounds

A skin wound that does not heal, heals slowly or heal but tends to recur, is known as a chronic wound. Some of the many cases of chronic (ongoing) wounds can include trauma, burns, skin cancers, infections or underlying medical conditions such as diabetes. Persistent wounds need special care.

Knee pain

Knee pains are one of the most common types of pain, in fact, 80 per cent of those aged 45 and over suffer knee pain. Not only the elderly suffer from knee pain, it can appear at any age. Knee pain can appear as the result of injury, worn down cartilage, and from other medical …

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Carpal tunnel syndrome

If you experience numbness, tingling or weakness in your hand, consider asking your doctor to examine you for Carpal Tunnel syndrome. This structure, located in the wrist, is the source of a syndrome that affects about 2% of the population. This condition occurs when one of the major nerves to the hand, the Median nerve, is …

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Lower back pain

Lower back pain is one of the main causes of difficulty in everyday, routine functions. Pain in the lower back is the most common form of work-related disability and the main reason for absence from work. 8 out of 10 people in the United States endure at least one attack of lower back pain in …

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Upper back pain

The thoracic spine is also referred to as the upper or middle back.   It is designed for stability to anchor the rib cage and protect vital internal organs within the chest. Pain in the upper back is usually a result of poor posture, overuse of muscles, or injury.

Neck pain

Neck pain is a very common problem, and in the past few years, the use of low level laser has become a popular and effective treatment worldwide. Approximately 70% of the population experiences neck pain at some point during their lifetime. Constant pressure on the neck vertebrae as a result of lengthy driving, improper posture while …

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Temporo-mandibular joint disorder

Up to five percent of the population will suffer from pain in the jaw joint during their lifetime. The Temporo-Mandibular joints connect the jawbone (the mandible) and the skull (the temporal bone). The joint enables opening and closing of the jaw which seems so trivial yet is vitally important for the basic functions of speech …

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