September 5, 2017
Is your backache due to scoliosis? How to find out.
A constant pain in the back can place a real dampener on your day. This pain can stem from sports injuries or simply bad posture. But if yours persists, you may have scoliosis. A curve that hurts Scoliosis is the condition where your spine curves and rotates sideways in an unnatural way (almost like an S- or C-shape). This can affect your posture and movement, and cause pain and discomfort. There’s no known cause for scoliosis. In some cases, it may have been caused by an impact injury, an infection or disease. In other cases, the curve is only temporary…Read More
June 23, 2017
Psoriasis, sclerosis and scoliosis: Know the difference
Confused about these medical tongue-twisters? Although the names sound similar, they are very different condition. Don't get them confused! Psoriasis affects the skin Psoriasis is a chronic, inflammatory skin condition which causes your skin cells to build up faster than normal, forming red, scaly patches on the surface of your skin. Psoriasis typically develops on your knees, elbows, and scalp, but can also develop on your hands, feet, neck, scalp, and mouth. The causes The exact cause of psoriasis is unknown, but these two key factors may be linked to its development: Genetics. If someone in your family has psoriasis,…Read More