How to prevent Lower Back Pain
Lower back pain is very common in the Philippines. According to surveys, almost 4 out of 5 of us may suffer from back pain at some point in our lives and every year, 1 out of 5 people visit a doctor pertaining to lower back pain. Typically, back pain is concentrated in the lumbar (lower back) region which takes most of the strain of our lifestyle. The pain can be associated with stiffness and muscle spasm. The spine or spinal column is one of the strongest part of the body g
What is a Brain Tumor?
A brain tumor is a collection of cells that have grown in a non ordered way. Tumors that start in the brain are called primary brain tumors. This is different to cancers that have spread to the brain from somewhere else in the body. These are called secondary brain tumors or brain metastases. The truth of the matter is that brain tumors can be cancerous (malignant) or non cancerous (benign). Around half of all brain tumors, or tumors in another part of the central nervous sy
Ultimate Guide to prevent a spinal cord injury
One should first be aware that the spinal cord is a long, fragile tube-like structure that begins at the end of the brain stem and continues down almost to the bottom of the spine. It contains nerve cells, called neurons, and bundles of nerve fibers, or axons, that carry signals to and from the brain. The spinal cord is responsible for sending messages from the brain to all parts of the body. A person is able to experience pain and move our limbs because of messages sent thr
Top 5 common signs of neck problems
PAIN & STIFFNESS One may feel pain on the side or middle of the neck and may extend to the shoulder and shoulder blades or to the upper chest. It is commonly a challenge to move because of the pain and you may feel tightness in your muscles specially if you have been sitting in one position for a long time. You may notice that your neck doesn't turn as far as it normally does. CLICKING NOISE In several occasions, one may hear or feel a clicking sound when you move your hear.
Daily Persistent Headache
Daily Persistent Headache (DPH) is a type of continous headache that starts suddenly and happens on a daily basis with migraine-like or tension-like features. The headache is often described as a pressure-like or tightening sensation. The pain is often on both sides of the head, but can also be on one side or localized to one specific area. People with DPH will frequently have sleep disturbance, pain at other sites, dizziness, worsening anxiety and mood, and school absence. O