Category Archives: Fitness and Exercise
Many people develop weak knees as a side effect of a serious illness, while some may develop it because of ageing or after receiving some injury. Those suffering from arthritis have a high risk of having weakness in knees.
Stressing the neck excessively or sleeping in an inappropriate posture leads to kink in neck. People who lift heavy loads or who sit in one place constantly can develop this problem. Symptoms include pain, swelling and stiffness.
The typical feature of crook in the neck is that it is associated more with stiffness and limited mobility and less with pain. Hot and cold compress and massage with lavender oil helps reduce stiffness and improve mobility.
Spur in heel is a hook like projection on heel bone also called as calcaneal spur, usually found in middle aged people. Women using high heel shoes, obese people and flat footed people are more prone to develop spur in heel.
Bursitis of the hip is the condition when bursae around hip are inflamed. It can be acute or chronic and can last for few weeks. Repeated movements or stress on the hip joint may irritate the bursae and cause inflammation.