23 02, 2017

The 6 Keys of the Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

February 23rd, 2017|

We can hear very often of this hand affectation with which a large percentage of the population is affected by. However, what exactly does it consist of?   WHAT IS THE CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME? The carpal tunnel Syndrome consist on a compression of the median nerve at the level of the wrist. Concretely, between the carpus transverse ligament and the carpus bones, which is known as carpal tunnel. This situation affects the transmission of information function of the nerve, both in feeling and strength. In order to understand it better, just imagine a water hose in which the tap has been opened and the water is flowing (our sensitive and motor information). At this moment, someone step on the hose reducing the amount of water that comes out. In other words, that sensitive [...]

9 02, 2017

Which path will follow the m-Health?

February 9th, 2017|

The progress of new technologies has increased the usage of words such as m-Health or eHealth, which has become necessary and frequent. he presence of smartphones, tablets and the appearance of the 4G, has burst wildly in all fields, including health. Smartphones in Health The digitalization of the area is forcing –and helping- health professionals to update constantly in order to achieve those upgrades that cannot be reached with traditional methods. What’s the future? What can we really expect? Or rather, what does the m-Health should aspire for? In the developed world, the main issues that claim the implementation of the mHealth are those related with the limitations of the medical aid, the high costs inherent to those services and the appearance of new diseases. Therefore, the main goals are the improvements of [...]

30 01, 2017

Health and Internet, precarious relationships.

January 30th, 2017|

Smartphone development has revolutionized the last decade. Undoubtedly, the appearance of devices with a high degree of development to boost new communication choices – not only among people but also our environment – has contributed to create a world with many options. We have changed our habits because of smartphones and now it is necessary to constantly check and use them. mHealth At first, we used smartphones solely as communication devices to send texts and make calls. However, nowadays these original uses have changed. We use these devices for almost everything, even for health. According to the “Internet y Salud 2014” report developed by Doctoralia and published on the 20th of January, 2015, 1 out of 4 internet users performs a daily search in order to obtain information related to eHealth. In the [...]