Category: Conditions

Temporal Arteritis

Introduction Temporal Arteritis is an inflammatory disorder of the temporal artery, which runs over the temple, beside the eye. Also known as the giant cell arteritis or cranial arteritis, this is a rheumatic disease...

Neck Pain

Introduction Pain the neck can occur because of an injury, a mechanical or muscular problem, a trapped nerve caused by a bulge in one of the discs between the vertebrae or from arthritis of...

Osteoporosis

Introduction Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by low bone mass and deterioration of the bone tissue. This process of bone thinning leads to an increase in bone fragility and the consequent risk of fracture....

Neuropathic Pain

Introduction Neuropathic pain is a complex, chronic pain state, most often accompanied by a tissue injury. According to various studies, neuropathic low back pain affects an estimated 5.6 million people in the US. The...

Tension Headache

Introduction A tension headache is a condition involving pain or discomfort in the head, scalp or neck, usually associated with muscle tightness in these affected areas. Tension headache usually begins gradually and the pain...

Cancer Pain Syndromes

Cancer Pain Syndromes The Basics Pain is defined as the impact of a physiological series of electrical and chemical events occurring in the body. According to the International Association for Study of Pain, “Pain...

Osteoarthritis in the Knee

Osteoarthritis in the Knee Introduction Osteoarthritis is the common form of arthritis and usually occurs with wear and tear of the joints. The osteoarthritis of the knee begins with the gradual deterioration of cartilage....