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September 1, 2019

GERD a Risk Factor for Temporomandibular Joint Disorders

GERD a Risk Factor for Temporomandibular Joint Disorders By Reuters Staff August 24, 2019 NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is associated with a nearly three-fold increased risk of temporomandibular disorders (TMD), according to a new case-control study. “We found that symptomatic GERD is associated with painful chronic TMD, and somatization, anxiety and undermined sleep mediate this association moderately,” Dr. Franklin R. Tay of The Dental College of Georgia […]
August 17, 2019

Study: TENS Can Help Improve Ankle Range Of Motion

Abstract Background Patients hospitalized in intensive care units (ICUs) are susceptible to joint contracture and diminished range of motion. This is due to immobility as well as other underlying factors such as brain damage. Joint contracture causes functional disorders thereby diminishing the quality of life of patients following the intensive care period. Recent studies have introduced transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) as a new method for preventing and treating joint […]
November 5, 2018

Suffering From Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? New Research Shows This Technique Is An Effective Treatment!

Mississauga, ON – New research examining a treatment technique for people suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome has demonstrated some interesting results. Carpal tunnel syndome is a condition whereby a person may feel numbness, tingling and pain into their hand and fingers. This condition is usually caused by working long hours on a computer or laptop, and is very common in office workers. In fact, there are approximately two million Canadians […]
October 26, 2018

Study: Paediatric Massage And Acute Diarrhea In Children

A recent meta-analysis posted in the BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine201818:257 examined the role paediatric massage therapy can have for treating acute diarrhoea in children.  A total of 26 studies encompassing 2644 patients were included in the study. It was shown that paediatric massage was significantly better than pharmacotherapy in treating acute diarrhoea in children in terms of clinical effective rate. The present work supported the use of massage therapy for […]
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