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Dara Torres, great genes, and fast-twitch muscle fibers by john k. Posted Fri 19 Dec 2008 12:03pm Jim Lampley: “Do you think you rewrote the rules of career tenure for all swimmers, or did you only really rewrite the rules for Dara Torez because of unique gifts that the universe gave you?” Dara Torres: “I am very fortunate to have great genes, and I do have real fast muscle twitch fibers, and I think it is easier for a sprinter to come b ... Read on »
St. Petersburg Acupuncture Clinic offers Acupuncture for Joint Pain, Muscle Pain, Strains, Sprains, Soft Tissue Injury, Sports I by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 18 Jan 2012 6:50am Acupuncture for Muscle and Joint Pain. Pain due to muscle or joint dysfunction affects us all at some time or another. Whether you injure yourself exercising, develop a problem from hours spent at a computer, or suffer arthritic pain, our acupuncture can provide you with the pain relief you need (and it’s drug free). Everyday we tre ... Read on »
Health Tips for July 29 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Tue 28 Jul 2009 10:32pm Health Tip: Why Do My Muscles Twitch? Muscle twitches, especially involving the eyelids, calf or thumb -- are fairly common. Rarely, they can be a sign of a nervous system disorder, the U.S. National Library of Medicine says. Signals of a serious muscle problem include a change in muscle sensation, size, and a feeling of muscle weakness. ... Read on »
Health Tips for September 1 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Mon 31 Aug 2009 10:23pm Health Tip: Strengthen Your Shoulders If you're plagued with persistent shoulder pain or weakness, you may need to strengthen the shoulder muscles. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons offers these suggested exercises: Tie an elastic tube to a doorknob. Then gently pull the tubing toward you, hold for five seconds, and repeat ... Read on »
Eye Twitching by Dr. Daniel Kalish Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Sun 14 Sep 2008 3:54pm I have a complex client who has had an eye twitch for a long time. We have tried nutrition, e-stim and nothing seems to work. As well, she is on progesterone cream for her hormones. Well, here are my thoughts: Try Neuromuscular Therapy on the eye. Find someone who can get in there to release the extrinsic muscles of the eye (superior/ ... Read on »
Anascorp and Scorpion Stings in Arizona by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted Tue 20 Oct 2009 10:03pm Photo: Musides The other day while working in the Emergency Room I was able to see the anti-venom Anascorp administered for the first time.  The patient, a 3 year old girl, had a history of being very fussy, crying and red “puncture like wound” on her toe.  When she arrived into the ER she was very short of breath, lethargic ... Read on »
PD Drug: Sinemet by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 05 Apr 2009 11:36pm Sinemet CR Pronounced: SIN-uh-met see-are Generic ingredients: Carbidopa, Levodopa Why is Sinemet CR prescribed? Sinemet CR is a controlled-release tablet that may be given to help relieve the muscle stiffness, tremor, and weakness caused by Parkinson’s disease. It may also be given to relieve Parkinson-like symptoms caused by enceph ... Read on »
Understanding Fibromyalgia: Diagnosis, Symptoms and Treatment Plans by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm What is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia makes you feel tired and causes muscle pain and "tender points." Tender points are places on the neck, shoulders, back, hips, arms or legs that hurt when touched. People with fibromyalgia may have other symptoms, such as trouble sleeping, morning stiffness, headaches, and problems with thinking an ... Read on »
A Posting Between RSD Friends on Live Journal: jesdenm’s Story and Update by thematrix777 Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 30 Nov 2008 12:21pm From: thematrix777 - LJ Comment ( Sent: Thu 9/11/08 5:58 PM To: You replied to a LiveJournal post in which Afflicted with RSD/CRPS ( jesdenm ) said: UPDATE: Let me at least give this synopsis of my life since my injury, trea ... Read on »
Fibromyalgia Awareness Day - May 12th by Michele W. Patient Expert Posted Tue 12 May 2009 3:48pm Symptoms The primary symptoms of fibromyalgia include widespread musculoskeletal pain, severe fatigue, and disturbed sleep. Fibromyalgia means pain in the muscles, ligaments, and tendons – the soft fibrous tissues in the body. Most patients with fibromyalgia say that they ache all over. Their muscles may feel like they were pull ... Read on »