Sciatica

Sciatica

The sciatic nerve is a large nerve that begins at the base of the spine, passes through the buttocks and continues down the back of the thigh and into the lower leg. This nerve can become compressed or inflamed. If this occurs, pain may be felt along the length of the nerve down the back of the leg. This pain is referred to as *sciatica*.

Flat Feet

Flat Feet

Flat feet or Pes Planus is a common condition. In infants and toddlers, the longitudinal arch is not developed and flat feet are normal. The arch develops in childhood, and by adulthood, most people have developed normal arches.

Calf Cramps

Calf Cramps

Q: Why do my calves cramp while I’m asleep and what can I do to prevent and/or deal with it? A: There are certain medical conditions that can predispose a person to leg cramps but for most, the causes are unclear. They tend to happen most when there is a fluid...
Stretch Marks

Stretch Marks

Unfortunately, once we have stretch marks we’re usually stuck with them but there are a few ways to minimize their occurance and help them fade a little faster.

Allergies

    How can you avoid pollen when it’s in the air you breathe? Here are some evasive actions that can make life more easy…. and less sneezy.       Pollen levels vary by season and by day. Monitor regularly and if the pollen count...