Do patients prefer living with an amputation or living with charcot foot syndrome? Which gives a better quality of life? To answer these questions we need more knowledge and a better understanding on what charcot syndrome foot actually is. Charcot foot disease is a very serious condition and it is very common in diabetic patients.
Introduction In order to understand why biomechanics plays a significant role in the management of the diabetic foot one needs to understand what the diabetic foot is. The diabetic foot is often referred to as an at risk foot.3This is due to the various complications that can arise within in a diabetic foot. These complications are associated with the pathophysiological process that occurs in uncontrolled diabetes mellitus. In general complications seen in the diabetic foot are related to the inadequate supply of either the vascular system, neurological system or a combination of both systems.1 Figure 1 below explains how various predisposing factors interact
Platelets rich plasma for treatment of chronic plantar fasciitis Abstract Background Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of heel pain in adults. Many treatment options exist. Platelets rich plasma (PRP) is derived from autologous blood and con-tains high concentration of growth factors necessary for tis-sue healing. The use of PRP in the treatment of plantar fasciitis is a fairly recent and evolving concept.
The lunges are one of the most important organs in the human body, which are the major part of the respiratory system. Respiratory system is a combination of organs, which help the human to breath. Tuberculosis (TB) is a serious illness that infects the human body, especially the lungs. TB is a contagious disease that spreads among people through the air. Pulmonary TB is the first type of tuberculosis that affects the lungs or throat, and this an infection type can pass to other people.
Generally, there's a bad prognosis of patients that are diagnosed with Prune Belly syndrome. The harshness of constipation can fluctuate greatly. Because the intensity of the syndrome varies, the indications and symptoms might vary from child to child. 1 thing which you must realize is that if it has to do with symptoms of constipation, the speed at which someone has a bowel movement is not an indicator of whether they have it.1.
Varicose vein is a disease that happens mainly on the legs when the valves in the veins are ruined and so the blood flows backward and the veins become twisted. As the veins become twisted, the veins may be swollen and aching and become painful. Artery sends the blood out to the body and the veins sends the blood back to the heart. The veins in the bottom leg part needs to send
Complete rectal prolapse is a life-style altering disability that commonly affects older people. Rectal prolapse occurs when a mucosal or full-thickness layer of rectal tissue slides through the anal orifice. Full-thickness prolapse of the rectum causes significant discomfort because of the sensation of the prolapse itself, the mucus that it secretes, and because it tends to stretch the anal sphincters and cause incontinence. Surgical management is aimed at restoring physiology by correcting the prolapse and improving continence and constipation, whereas in patients with concurrent genital and rectal prolapse, an interdisciplinary surgical approach is required. Rectal prolapse frequently coexists with other pelvic floor disorders,
2014 Drogheda Institute of Further Education Rebecca McCormack CARE SKILLS 5N0758 Assignment Two Multiple Sclerosis “Multiple sclerosis is an inflammatory disease, where the insulating covers of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord are damaged. This damage disrupts the ability of parts of the nervous system to communicate, resulting in a wide range of signs and symptoms, including physical, mental, and sometimes psychiatric problems between attacks, symptoms may disappear completely; however, permanent neurological problems often occur, especially as the disease advances.” - Wikipedia, 2014 People with MS can have neurological symptoms or signs; loss of sensitivity or changes in sensation such as tingling, pins and needles or numbness, muscle weakness, very pronounced
Endothelial dysfunction (ED) is a compromised physiologic state associated with numerous chronic diseases and health conditions including HTN, CHD, congestive heart failure, peripheral artery disease, diabetes mellitus, and chronic kidney disease.23 ED promotes apotosis24 leading to arterial stiffening25 that reduces the ability of the vasculature to buffer the increase in SBP generated by left ventricular ejection.26 ED is characterized by reduced bioavailability of vasodilators, particularly nitric oxide (NO), and/or increased vasoconstrictors such as endothelin.27 The resultant imbalance between vasodilation and vasoconstriction leads to an impairment in endothelium dependent vasodilation
• Anemia- When your kidneys are not working correctly, your body may not have enough red blood cells • Skeletal Disorders- ESRD can cause bone tenderness and muscle weakness. • Heart disease- Heart disease is the most common cause of death among people on dialysis.
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is a long term disease that causes inflammation of various tissues in the body. Symptoms associated with SLE are fever, loss of appetite, nausea, muscle aches, joint pain, fatigue, hair loss, shortness of breath, rapid or irregular heartbeat, and protein in urine, but for the most part it will depend on which part of the body is being affected. Many people with SLE have flares in which symptoms get
James van Riemsdyk Toronto Maple Leafs winger James van Riemsdyk will be out six to eight weeks because of a non-displaced fracture in his left foot. The Maple Leafs team announced that Riemsdyk has a metatarsal fracture and he will undergo treatment and rehab. Metatarsal bones are long bones found in the foot between the tarsal and the phalanges of the toes. A metatarsal fracture happens when one of these long bones is broken or is weakened due to thinning of the bones. What causes a metatarsal fracture?