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Recently more people had been asking whether they can do sports when suffering from sciatica. Sciatica is a common complaint which affect many individuals, and it refers to a radiating pain from lumbar (lower back) area, through one side of the buttock, and down the back of the leg. Most of the patients will experience a sharp pain in that distribution, numbness/tingling, or even weakness of the leg. There are different

Meniscus tear is probably one of the most common knee injuries, and it can be excruciating and debilitating. Here are some fast facts about the condition as well as its causes and treatment. 1. The meniscus is a piece of half ring shape cartilage found at the top of the tibia bone inside the knee joint. It protects the bones from the wear and tear by reducing the friction and cushions

Hallux valgus can be a painful and cosmetically unsightly condition. In severe cases, they can also affect the other toes in the foot and cause difficulty in finding shoes which may fit. Surgical correction (Hallux valgus correction and bunionectomy) may sometimes be required if conservative management fails. Here's some sharing in what you want to know about hallux valgus, related surgery and the recovery afterwards. Hallux Valgus is a condition where

From time to time, some friends often complain about having calf pain after exercises or running. In fact, there are various causes of calf pain, and conditions can varies in severity. (1) For the majority, prolonged or intensive exercises can cause accumulation of lactic acid in the calf muscles due to a short supply of oxygen to neutralize it. Without regular exercise, a sudden increase of exercise intensity can make the

Almost everyone wants to grow taller. Many people ask me about if they can get taller and how. In fact, height is mainly determined by gene. During the developing period, a favourable environment may increase the height to a full potential. The key points are having a balanced diet, more exercises and enough sleep. However, when the period of puberty is over, the body will no longer grow taller. Many people asked

People undergo different procedures to repair bone fractures but sometimes when faced with the insertion of metal plates; they feel like the procedure would do more harm than good to the nerves in the affected area. Read on to find out if metal plate treatment for the fracture of the calf can cause nerve damage or nerve death. 1. Fractures of the calf bone or tibial fractures are usually caused by

Meniscus tear is probably one of the most common knee injuries, and it can be excruciating and debilitating. Here are some fast facts about the condition as well as its causes and treatment. 1. The meniscus is a piece of cartilage found at the top of the tibia bone of the knee. It protects the bones from the wear and tear of constant friction and cushions the joint, protecting it from

In medical terms, O-shaped legs are called bowlegs, genu varum, or varus knee. The condition is quite common, especially in children below the age of 2. Many claims are being made about the use of physical therapy without surgical intervention to correct this condition. Is this true, or is it merely a false claim? Read on to find out. 1. The term "bowlegs" is used to describe a condition where a

Dr. Eric Yeung accepted the interview of P E A K's magazine- "For the Love of Skiing" (December, 2016) "The more you relax, the better you can feel the snow." As a sports medicine and sports medical student, Dr. Yang also likes sports. He fell in love with skiing during his medical studies and work in the UK. During the interview, he recorded his skiing knowledge and experience. Among them, he mentioned