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Diabetic Foot – care tips

Peripheral neuropathy is a complication of diabetes in which high concentrations of glucose over time damages the nerve cells, resulting in loss of sensation. Typically, the legs are most affected by this condition, being prone to various injuries. Wounds that do not heal normally can get ulcers that can become infected and in severe cases […]

January 18, 2015, Legs
Meniscal Tears – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

The meniscus is a fibrocartilaginous structure in both knees at the periphery of the tibial articular fossa. Menisci combined occupy 70% of the area of ​​contact in the joint. A long time the meniscus was considered a remnant muscle of the lower leg. Causes of meniscal tears Meniscal tears usually occur during the practice of sports […]

June 29, 2013, Legs
Causes of edema and swollen feet

Swollen feet phenomenon is affecting many people. Often edema starts at feet (ankle area) but may occur in the sacral area or face (eyelids). Water retention has different causes and characteristics, starting from diseases with general impairment. Treating the causing disease leads to remission of swollen feet. Causes, diseases and types of swollen feet and […]

March 10, 2013, Legs
Edema and causes of leg swelling

The phenomenon of leg swelling affects a lot of people. Very often edema occur in the region of ankles, but they can also appear in the sacral region or on the face (eyelids). Water retention can have different causes and characteristics, starting from diseases that affect in general. Causes, diseases and types of swollen legs […]

December 12, 2011, Legs
Remedies for leg pain

Remedies for leg pain. Each leg is a real engineering complex, consisting of 26 bones, 33 joints, 107 ligaments, 19 muscles and tendons a lot of that related to each other and contribute to carrying out movements in all directions. On average, a person makes between 8000 and 10,000 steps a day. However, we tend to neglect […]

August 27, 2011, Legs Remedies