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Knee bursitis

Knee bursitis is the inflammation of a bursa found near the joint of the knee. A bursa is a pad-like sac that is filled with fluid that lessens friction and cushion pressure points between the bones and tendons and muscles that are near the joints. Each of the knees has 11 bursae. When any of […]

Swollen elbow joint

A swollen elbow joint is usually caused by an injury to the joint or surrounding soft tissues such as the ligaments, muscles and tendons. These injuries might lead to tennis elbow, bursitis and tendinitis. Performing repetitive activities in sports such as golf and tennis can cause injuries to the elbow and result to pain and […]

Hand numbness

Hand numbness simply means that there is no touch sensation. The symptoms of this condition include tingling or burning sensation, weakness of the affected area and sharp pain. Causes Exposure to cold objects Excessive pressure placed on the hands Excessive drinking Nerve injury Temporary compression of the nerve Smoking Fatigue Nutritional deficiency of vitamin B12 […]

Thigh cramps

Thigh cramp is painful experience that is due to dehydration, stiff muscles and lack of minerals and vitamins in the body. Pain can be felt when performing exercises and also happen when sleeping. When the body is dehydrated, there is plenty of water and salt lost in the form of sweat and result to severe […]

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