What is a Heel Spur?

A heel spur happens when people pound their feet hard enough or long enough so that a little bit of calcium forms to help reinforce the tendon on the bottom of their foot. Cutting out a heel spur is seldom a good idea because your body placed the calcium deposit in...

What is Tennis Elbow?

Tennis elbow does not have much to do with tennis, although sometimes some tennis players can get tennis elbow. It is not caused by moving your elbow too much, it is caused by too much wrist motion. So wearing a brace on your elbow will not be much help. If you want...

What is “Water on the Knee”?

Water on the knee could be called ‘water inside the knee’ because you can’t actually see any water on your knee. And the ‘water’ is not really water either, it is joint lubricating fluid. Having joint lubricating fluid inside your knee...

What is Frozen Shoulder?

Frozen shoulder has nothing to do with frost bite, or sleeping outside in winter. Frozen shoulder happens when the shoulder capsule becomes stiff through so much misuse that it loses almost all it mobility. This means that you cannot move it to do many normal...

Neuropathy Self Help Tips

Mental attitude: You get more of what you focus on:  This concept is simple but can be difficult to practice when you suffer a painful condition.  It has been found that if you constantly think about something, like how bad you feel, then you get more of what you are...