8 Stretches for Sciatic Pain

What is the Sciatic Nerve? Sciatica refers to the pain that travels along the path of the sciatic nerve. Branching from the lower back, this nerve travels through the hips and buttocks and down each leg. Usually, sciatica pain affects only one side of the body. Sciatica pain usually occurs when a herniated disk, bone […]

What is the difference between IVF and Test Tube Baby?

Overview The full form of IVF is ‘In vitro Fertilization’ The phrase ‘in Vitro literally means “within the glass.” A Latin term, it more generally refers to anything occurring in a laboratory setting. This is the opposite of the phrase ‘in vivo’, which means “within the body”   What Is In-vitro Fertilization? A type of […]

The Best and Worst Shoes for Arthritis Pain

Arthritis and your Feet Arthritis is a disorder that mainly affects the joints. Different types of arthritis but the three main types are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and psoriatic arthritis.  Even as each type progresses differently, but nonetheless all can have a painful effect on the joints of the feet. Our feet have 52 bones, 66 […]

Does Assist Hatching Increase Chances of Pregnancy?

Introduction Assisted hatching is an additional procedure sometimes used in conjunction with conventional IVF treatment, and believed to possibly help with embryo implantation. This procedure is usually recommended after there have been repeated and unexplained IVF failures or for patients with a poor prognosis. The fertilization takes place in the lab during IVF treatment. But […]

Partial Hip Replacement Surgery

Surgery Overview Removal and replacement of the ball of the hip joint are called Partial Hip replacement surgery. The socket is not replaced and this surgery is mostly performed to repair certain types of hip fractures. The type and extent of the injury or condition decide whether one needs partial or total hip replacement surgery. […]

11 Tips to Increase Male Fertility

Male infertility-An Introduction Fertility means a person’s ability to reproduce without medical assistance. When a man has a poor chance of making his female partner pregnant, it’s termed Male infertility. It is usually dependent on the quality of his sperm cells. Occasionally infertility can be linked to sexual function, and at other times it could […]

Intrauterine Insemination and Cramping

Introduction Intrauterine insemination or IUI is a simple technique and an option that can help couples, who suffer from unexplained infertility, low sperm mobilization, or other factors to conceive, before opting for more difficult fertility treatments. It is mostly carried out with the help of ovulation-stimulating drugs. It is mostly done around the time of […]

Total Knee Replacement- Recovery Timeline

Knee Replacement Surgery- an introduction   Knee replacement surgery is also known as knee arthroplasty is a surgical technique to repair the knee joint and attach plastic and metal prosthetic parts. The damaged cartilage and bone are cut away during the procedure and an artificial joint is put in place. This surgery might be recommended to […]

Blocked Fallopian Tubes: A complete Overview

Introduction Female reproductive organs that connect the ovaries to the uterus are called the blocked fallopian tubes treatment. The fertilization takes place in the fallopian tubes. It’s where the sperm meets the egg. The fertilized zygote travels from here to the uterus, where it implants and grows into a fetus. A blockage in both or either […]

Getting Rid of Wrist Pain for Good

Any discomfort in the wrist is defined as thumb and wrist pain. It’s usually caused by carpal tunnel syndrome. Wrist injury, arthritis and gout are other factors that contribute to wrist pain.    Wrist Anatomy There are ten bones connected to the wrist joint,  two coming in from the forearm, the radius on the thumb side […]