Sciatica

Sciatica is a term used to indicate inflammation of the large sciatic nerves that runs down both legs. Sometimes only one leg is involved. Sciatica is usually characterized by sharp pain, burning, numbness, or a mixture of these symptoms along the back of the leg(s). Yesterday I heard something shocking…


Joint pain and Weather

Hippocrates believed many illnesses were related to changes in the weather. There are several disorders that are very sensitive to weather changes including osteoarthritis, tension headaches, back pain, and fibromyalgia. The research suggest that the culprit is lowered atmospheric barometric pressure that precedes storms. The expansion of fluid within inflamed…