Bionics in medicine, i.e. the replacement or support of various organs and body parts with devices that closely imitate their natural functioning, is a relatively new phenomenon that is, however, rapidly gaining popularity.
According to the Cleveland Clinic, two million patients get treatment for plantar fasciitis annually. It typically causes a stabbing pain in the bottom of a foot near the heel. The pain is usually the worst in the first few steps after awakening, although it can also be triggered by long periods of standing or when we get up from sitting.
A sedentary lifestyle, lack of regular physical activity, overweight, poor posture, and stress can all be the cause of one of the most common ailments we complain about – back pain.
A comprehensive, holistic approach is extremely important in treating Parkinson’s disease. Alternative, complementary treatments can be used at any stage of the disease, helping to combat not only the physical symptoms but also the negative effects of the disease on the mental well-being.
Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is not a well-known condition. Few doctors have heard of it and even fewer patients. Therefore, it is not easy to get an accurate diagnosis and even harder to get an appropriate treatment for this extremely painful condition.