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Why Is Calcium Important to Bone Health?

Calcium is an important mineral for the human body. It is essential for muscle contraction, but also essential to the structure and health of the bones. Bones are continually remodeling and reforming, and calcium is a vital part of this process. People therefore need a certain daily amount of this mineral, since without it the bones become thin. Structure of Bone Bones are structured to provide...

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Calcium and bones

Calcium is a mineral that is important for making healthy bones. (Phosphorous is another important mineral for healthy bones.) Calcium cannot be made by the body. The body gets the calcium it needs through the food you eat. If you do not get enough calcium in your diet or if your body does not absorb enough, your bones can get weak or not grow properly. Bone density refers to how much calcium...

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What is Sciatica

Sciatica Sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve — which branches from your lower back through your hips and buttocks and down each leg. Typically, sciatica affects only one side of your body. Sciatica most commonly occurs when a herniated disk or a bone spur on the spine compresses part of the nerve. This causes inflammation, pain and often some numbness...

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Will Losing Weight Help My Back Pain?

Several of my patients have asked me if losing weight could help take pressure off of their spine and help ease their back pain. The answer is slightly more complex than a simple yes or no. Simply losing weight through the alteration of diet could diminish muscle mass, which could actually lessen the support that the spine is receiving. On the other hand, a healthy diet when combined with a...

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POST TRAUMATIC ELBOW STIFFNESS

POST TRAUMATIC ELBOW STIFFNESS 29 year old Female had a fall from two wheeler and sustained in jury to Right Elbow and was treated with a Above elbow Plaster for 4 weeks in a Peripheral hospital. Patient came to us after 10 months with a Range of Movement of 50-110deg. PROBLEMS FOR THE PATIENT : - Could not eat food - Cosmetic issue with poor elbow extension - Could not...

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