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Acusil can help with joint inflammation aqssociated with bursitis by franklinb Posted Thu 13 Aug 2009 7:39pm <=== ACUSIL Whether you're at play or in a demanding work environment, joint inflammation can develop rather quickly.This is, in large part, due to the repetitive stressors applied to areas surrounding your joint cavities.There are more than 150 of these joint cavities in our bodies. These small, fluid-filled sacs provide lubrication and a cush ... Read on »
Muscles and Joints - Scleroderma by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:56pm By Dr J. Glass Connective Tissues The body is comprised of millions of cells and these cells are held together by connective tissue. Early in evolution nature had to solve the problem of how cells could be held together to create a multi-cellular organism. A major solution was the building of extra-cellular (outside the cell) collagen fib ... Read on »
When to Suspect Lyme by Dr. Virginia S. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 10:49am The most useful diagnostic reference: the “Bible” of Lyme medical literature. by John Bleiweiss, MD. The When To Suspect Lyme Disease essay: This essay, written by John D. Bleiweiss, M.D., in April, 1994 is very long, but also very comprehensive and helpful. Any doctor checking for Lyme disease would do well to read this essay first; any ... Read on »
Crohn's disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What Is Crohn's Disease? Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines. It primarily causes ulcerations of the small and large intestines, but can affect the digestive system anywhere from the mouth to the anus. It is named after the physician who described the disease in 1932. It also is called granulomatous enter ... Read on »
Do You Have Arthritis? by ArthritisReliever .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm DAVID MARKS, MD: Welcome to our webcast. I'm Dr. David Marks. Arthritis is a painful and sometimes debilitating condition. This disease of the joints affects 43 million Americans, and that number will only increase as the population ages. What is Arthritis, and who is at risk? Joining us to explore these questions is Dr. Allan Gibofsky. He's Pr ... Read on »
ARTHRITIS AND YOUR PETS by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Fri 07 Aug 2009 12:12pm Helpful Buckeye and Desperado are really glad to be back home after our recently completed 6000 mile driving trip. We enjoyed a lot of good times on the trip, some hectic moments, some reflective periods, and some outright laughable situations. For the driving portions of the trip, our mantra seemed to derive its impetus from the classic song by ... Read on »
When To Suspect Lyme Disease by Marjorie Tietjen Posted Fri 26 Jun 2009 7:10pm By John D. Bleiweiss, M.D. Traditionally, the public has been advised to suspect Lyme (LD) if a round or oval, expanding, red rash develops 3-32 days after a deer tick bite associated with or followed by a flu-like illness. This limited description will apply to only some cases. About 50% of patients do not recall one or more of tick bit ... Read on »
10 Principles of Patellofemoral Rehabilitation by Mike Reinold Patient Expert Posted Thu 28 May 2009 11:13pm Although the key to successful rehabilitation program for patellofemoral pain requires an accurate differential diagnosis, there are several principles to patellofemoral rehabilitation that should be considered when designing any program.  Below are what I would consider the 10 key principles of patellofemoral rehabilitation.  They can be used as ... Read on »
Lyme Disease by robin Patient Expert Posted Tue 24 Nov 2009 10:01pm 2 Comments Now that I have a better handle on my feelings, I can explain better about the Lyme Disease situation. I wrote an emotional post the other day, about deciding to get re-tested for Lyme disease. Now I want to explain that I'm sharing this with you all because I want everyone to be informed of their options, and all the possible causes of their pai ... Read on »
Scleroderma: Not A Single Disease by Jan Posted Thu 25 Nov 2010 7:43am Scleroderma literally means "hard skin", derived from the Greek words sklerosis which means hardness and derma which means skin. Referred to often as a single disease, scleroderma is actually a symptom of a group of diseases complicated by an abnormal growth of connective tissue which supports the skin and internal organs. Some types of scle ... Read on »