Category Archives: Back and Neck

Calcium Daily Need And Its Excess- Side Effects

How Much Calcium Do We Need? A human adult requires 1000 to 1200mg of calcium per day. It is preferable to get this calcium from your daily diet. In cases where this is not achievable, supplements may be added, taking care that the total calcium does not crosses the daily requirement. Usually, Vitamin D is […]

Teriparatide (Forteo) Injections- How it Works, Side Effects And Precautions

What is Teriparatide? It is a artificially prepared Parathyroid hormone, rDNA origin. Used to treat both men and post monepausal women, who are at a high risk of having fractures. Common Brand Names Common brand names under which the medicine is sold include, Forteo, Terifrec Mechanism of Action? Teriparatide is identical to a portion of […]

Management of Post Lumbar Puncture Headache

What is Lumbar Puncture? Inserting a needle in the lower back region (lumbar area) to draw out some cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is called lumbar puncture. The procedure is also called spinal tap. Cerebrospinal fluid is a special liquid that surrounds the brain and the spinal cord. It acts as a shock absorber, preventing these vital […]

Tilted Pelvis – A Gift of Modern Day Office Life

Pelvic Tilt – A Gift of Sedentary Work Style With each passing day, the advancement in technology is increasing our sitting time on desks and computers. This has steadily been accompanied by various health problems such as backache, cervical pain, obesity and various postural problems including pelvic tilt. Before going into the details of postural […]