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How To: Use home remedies for arthritis and joint pain

We usually see our parents suffering from arthritis and sometimes we ourselves have joint pain too. In this how to video Pharmacologist Joe Graedon shows you how to treat arthritis and joint pain with natural remedies. Learn how vitamin D, fish oil, gin soaked raisins, cherry juice, and turmeric can help ease with arthritis and joint pain.

How To: Open bottles with one arm without prosthetics

A below elbow arm amputee shows how to open bottles one handed, without a prosthetic device. This technique is also great for people with arthritis pain, cerebral palsy, weak joints, stroke, and people who want to be ready for the worst-case-scenario that they suddenly have only one free hand and have to dismantle a bomb that is hidden inside a bottle! This is a great tutorial for handicapped, disabled or individuals that have lost a limb to amputation.

How To: Perform passive range of motion (PROM) exercises on your dog's hind legs

Stretching isn't just good for humans, it's a great way to keep animals loose and healthy, especially dogs who have suffered bone deformities, muscle aches or arthritis. This video will show you how to give your dog passive range of motion (PROM) exercises on its hind legs. Perform these exercises daily if your dog has recently had orthopedic surgery or suffers from arthritis. Doing so helps maintain flexibility, reduce stiffness and increase blood flow to painful joints. For more information...

How To: Understand rheumatoid arthritis

In this tutorial, we learn how to understand rheumatoid arthritis. This concentrates by attacking the joint spaces and causing a reaction. This doesn't happen for an exact reason, but it usually occurs in older individuals between 40-60 years old. This also occurs in young children rarely. The symptoms are when the joints become inflamed and painful. This happens around the knees, ankles, neck, and more. This attacks both sides of the body and the same body parts at once. Fatigue, fevers, mor...

How To: Perform dog arthrocentesis veterinary medical tests

An aging dog in poor health might be a candidate for a variety of clinical tests. Arthrocentesis, also known as joint aspiration, is a medical procedure in which synovial fluid is collected from a joint capsule via syringe that in turn is tested to diagnosis gout, arthritis, and certain types of infections. This video veterinary tutorial demonstrates the process of performing the procedure of canine arthrocentesis.

News: How Gut Bacteria Could Set Off the Immune System in Rheumatoid Arthritis

As if the swollen, painful joints of rheumatoid arthritis weren't enough, the disease is the result of our immune system turning against cells of our own body. Ever since this realization, scientists have worked to find the trigger that sets the immune system off. Scientists believe that gut bacteria may have a role in initiating the abnormal immune response. Now, a team of researchers from Boston has figured out how that might occur.

How To: Take mangosteen supplements & know the side effects

In this clip, Dr. Ray Sahelian, MD will tell you all about the trendy supplement, Mangosteen. There has been a lot of talk about this herb curing diseases like cancer, heart disease and even arthritis. In this clip, Dr. Sahelian will tell you all about the mysterious fruit (that grows in Thailand and other South Eastern Asian countries) and what it really does. He will then tell you about any possible side effects or warnings so you can make an informed decision.

How To: Understand Sacroiliac joint pain

In this tutorial, we learn how to understand Sacroiliac joint pain. This pain occurs where the spine connects to the pelvic region. This can cause a lot of inflammation which can lead to arthritis or pain. This can also occur if you have an injury, which will cause an muscle group to become smaller. Other causes include where you have an inflammation caused by rheumatic diseases that cause inflammation. Symptoms include pain in the low part of your back around your pelvis. Treatments include ...

How To: Do a yoga bharadvajasana twist pose

In this video tutorial, we learn how to do a classic feel good twist with Dina Priost. Begin seated with your knee bent and your feet over to the left side. Your right hand should be just behind you on the floor. Next, turn your torso to the right side and then turn your neck to over the left shoulder. Stay in this pose for around eight deep breathes. This is a great exercise for people with stiff backs or arthritis. You can change this and do it the opposite way if you are interested in stre...

How To: Become more flexible with yoga

Flexibility is generally defined as the range of motion of the joints. It is the ability to bend and stretch easily without too much effort. Flexibility depends upon various factors like the state of the joints, muscles, length and looseness of muscles, shape of bones, age etc. Some medical conditions like arthritis can affect flexibility.

How To: 10 Reasons Why Drinking Gin Can Actually Be Good for You

Alcohol isn't exactly considered a healthy lifestyle choice; more often than not, it's associated with empty calories and bad decisions. But that doesn't mean there aren't a few benefits to drinking in moderation. In fact, gin is a liquor with a wealth of potential benefits to offer. So read on, and discover ten ways in which gin might actually be a good drink for you.

The Giving Plant: Same Asian Plant Used for Arthritis Treatment Gives Us Powerful HIV Drug

Natural remedies used through the ages abound, especially in Asian medicine. The willow-leaved justicia plant, found throughout Southeast Asia, has traditionally been used to treat arthritis, but scientists have just discovered it contains an anti-HIVcompound more potent than AZT. AZT was the first drug approved to treat HIV, and is still used in HIV combination therapy today.

News: Replacement Joints with Antibiotics on Board Mean Lower Chance of Infection & Fewer Surgeries

For about a million Americans each year, a joint replacement brings relief from pain and restored mobility. But, 5–10% of those people have to endure another surgery within seven years, and most of those are due to an infection in their new joint. If doctors could treat infections more effectively, patients could avoid a second surgery, more pain, and another rehabilitation.

How To: Do lower body aquatic therapy exercise

In this online video series, learn aquatic therapy exercises for arthritis pain from aquatic therapist and exercise physiologist Rotem Agame. Rotem will teach you how to exercise in a pool for rheumatoid arthritis pain treatment. She will demonstrate how to do various forms of side step aquatic exercises such as the breast stroke side step. Additionally she will demonstrate other water therapy exercises such as walking backwards in the water, the toy soldier exercise, aquatic marching, and an...

How To: Do aquatic exercise for elbows,wrists &fingers

In this physical therapy how to video series, learn aquatic therapy exercises for treating rheumatoid arthritis knee and hip pain. Aquatic therapist and exercise physiologist Rotem Agame will teach you various water therapy exercises that you can do in your own pool. She will demonstrate rheumatoid arthritis exercises for such as the hand wave, finger curls, cheerios, and elbow circles. Learn also how to do the supination exercise for elbow arthritis, and wrist circles for arthritis pain in t...

How To: Diagnose and treat a dislocated shoulder

A dislocated shoulder involves movement of the ball of the humerus away from the ball and socket joint. Ninety-five percent of the time, it will come out anteriorly when an individual's arm is forcefully pushed backwards and rotated in such a way that the ligaments in the front of their shoulder tear and the ball will pop out the front of the shoulder. This is a very common injury seen in contact sports. Learn how to diagnose and treat a dislocated shoulder in this medical how-to video.

How To: Give a massage to the elderly and ill

In this video series, Steve Romey, a massage therapist for the elderly and ill, teaches how to give a massage to senior citizens. Learn the difference between ambulatory and non-ambulatory care, how to communicate well with the elderly, the universal precautions of massage, how to massage feet, hands, arms, legs, neck and head, and different ways intuition and spirituality help with massaging the elderly, ill, and active seniors. Massage is a positive and low impact treatment for seniors suff...

How To: 10 Quick & Easy Herbal Drinks That Relieve Aches & Pains

When a headache strikes, I reach for the nearest painkiller. Forget closing my eyes, laying down, or even applying an ice pack—I seek the quickest and most immediate relief possible, and normally that comes in the form of pills. However, fast relief can be found from another, more natural source: herbal beverages. So if you're tired of popping pills when you have aches and pains, try some of these herbal drinks out instead.

How To: Do the beginner pilates move the One Leg Circle

Search "Pilates animation" on Wonderhowto for other more videos by this user. If you are looking a for a quick pilates reference, take a look at this pilates animation. This a quick & easy, clearly explained diagram of the pilates mat exercise: Classical Pilates for Beginners: The One Leg Circle. Pilates exercises focus on breathing, alignments of the spine & build strong torso muscles.

How To: Do aquatic exercise for hip & knee pains

In this physical therapy how to video series, learn aquatic therapy exercises for treating rheumatoid arthritis knee and hip pain. Aquatic therapist and exercise physiologist Rotem Agame will teach you various water therapy exercises that you can do in your own pool. She will show aquatic physical exercises such as the forward kick and hamstring curl to relieve knee and hip pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis. Do aquatic exercise for hip & knee pains - Part 1 of 17.

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