Sacroiliac joint pain or dysfunction occurs where sacrum vertebrae (lower back) attach to the acetabulum of the illium (hip) bone. Because of the complex array of muscles, ligaments and nerves in this area, it is often hard to pinpoint the exact cause of pain. Women are more prone to this condition than men because their sacrum is shorter and wider. Symptoms can include radiating pain that shoots down the legs, knees or ankles. Remedies or treatment for sacroiliac joint pain usually include a combination of rest, ice, heat, massage and rehabilitation exercises.
As discussed above, hammertoe surgery healing takes place over the course of a month or so. Pain following surgery is usually moderate, and well controlled by pain medication or anti-inflammatory medication. The skin heals within two weeks, although toe swelling can take several months to go down. Most people see long-lasting correction, although a small number can have a partial return of the contracture if the forces acting on the toe are too strong. This can be prevented by using a prescription orthotic shoe insert following surgery to control the foot structure and the forces that cause toe deformity over the long term.
The liver is an important part of the digestive process. Its job is to filter food to protect the body from toxins. The liver processes everything you eat. Once a doctor diagnoses liver disease, you must learn to change your eating habits. Some foods are toxic to the liver, and some are beneficial to your health. The liver needs to function properly in order to live a normal life. It helps fight infection, stores energy and helps digest food. Without the proper functioning of the liver, you are prone to a number of symptoms. If the symptoms are not diagnosed and liver failure goes undetected, you could die.
The rhomboid muscle is located in your upper back, connecting your shoulder blades to your spine. When you overuse your shoulder or arms, the rhomboid muscle can spasm. Activities that can induce spasms include reaching for things on a high shelf, serving a tennis ball, sitting for long periods in front of a computer or carrying something heavy on your shoulders for a prolonged time. Symptoms include pain in your back and shoulders and tightness in the muscle. Spinal decompression is an option for relieving back pain. Decompression involves relieving pressure from the disks which are located in the spine. This will help to heal an injured area.
I was in a fog. There was this painful light prying itself into my eyes. I felt my body coming back to me. I opened my eyes. I was staring into the eyes of the Captain. We were back in his room in the spacecraft. The room was throbbing with a red glow. My head hurt terribly. He looked older than before. The pain in my head was getting worse. It was like a toothache in the middle of my brain. Dizziness takes me. I pass out. A wonderful drowsiness began to take me. Before I abandoned myself to it, I mustered the strength to ask one question of Alana.