Types of Bone Fracture

Radius & Ulna Fracture

The word fracture means break, but the term ‘broken bone’ is a colloquialism, as break is not a formal orthopaedic term. A bone may be completely fractured or partially fractured. A bone fracture (sometimes abbreviated #) is a medical condition in which there is a break in the continuity of the bone. A bone fracture […]

Alcohol and the Brain

Alcohol is the most widely used and abused drug on the planet.  Most of us have experienced first hand or witnessed the effects of too much alcohol, and for many people, drinking alcohol is a habit that is as normal as waking up in the morning. What many of us are not aware of are […]

Sciatica

Image of Sciatica

The sciatic nerve is the longest and largest nerve in the human body.  Just like the spinal cord, it is approximately the width of a human finger. The sciatic nerve is made up of a combination of spinal nerves, namely L4, L5, S1, S2 and S3, and forms on the right and left side of […]

The Heart

The Heart Body Imagine

A scientist found that horses’ heart rates mirror those of human subjects touching them. A study of 2,500 men aged 49 to 54 found that having an orgasm at least three times a week cut in half the likelihood of death from coronary heart disease. Over the course of a day, about 100,000 heart beats […]