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Swollen Knee

December 1, 2018 |

What Is A Swollen Knee?  A swollen knee, also known as “water on the knee” is knee effusion, a collection of fluid in and around the knee joint. This arises due to over use, injury or disease. Common injuries involve torn ligaments (e.g. ACL tear), cartilage damage (meniscus tear), or bone fractures. Symptoms include: Painful…

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HammerToe

December 1, 2018 |

What Is A Hammertoe? A hammertoe is an abnormality causing your toe to curl downward instead of straight ahead due to a muscle and ligament imbalance surrounding the toe joint. While any toe can be affected, it typically affects the second or third toe. Hammertoe generally manifests over time from arthritis or poorly fitting shoes.…

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Common Foot Problems

December 1, 2018 |

What Are The Common Foot Problems?  Running, jumping, walking and climbing can all wreak havoc on our feet, causing many problems ranging from inflammation or infection to injuries of bones, ligaments and muscles. Three of the biggest risk factors include diabetes, aging and improper shoes. The most common foot problems that people experience are: Athlete’s…

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Gout

December 1, 2018 |

What Is Gout? Gout, one of the most recorded medical illnesses in history, is a condition of painful joints caused by a buildup of uric acid crystals. Uric acid is created when our bodies break down purines from the protein we eat. Triggers for an attack include: Dehydration Seafood Red meat Alcoholic beverages Drinks sweetened…

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Whiplash and Whiplash Treatment

December 1, 2018 |

What Is Whiplash? Whiplash, which is known to many people as neck sprain, is an injury following trauma or damage to the neck. Often it stems from sudden backward or forward movement of the head such as you would experience in a car accident. Damage can be seen along the neck to vertebral discs, ligaments,…

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Bulging Disc

December 1, 2018 |

What Is A Bulging Disc?  A bulging disc occurs when the cushion between vertebrae (intervertebral disc) loses its shape and puts pressure on a spinal nerve. What Causes A Bulging Disc? Bulging discs occur from weakening of the outer fibrous containment ring, most often linked to the aging process. It only becomes problematic when the bulge…

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Back of Knee Pain

December 1, 2018 |

Back of knee pain, or pain behind the knee is also called posterior knee pain. It’s a common problem, typically from knee injuries. Swelling surrounding the knee joint or damage to any of the parts at the back of the knee can lead to pain behind the knee, making it difficult to walk or sleep.…

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Arm Pain

December 1, 2018 |

The definition of arm pain is where there is pain or discomfort felt anywhere within the arm, including involvement of the shoulder, elbow and wrist. After a comprehensive history and physical examination, the following tests may be done to help find the cause of the underlying arm pain: X-rays (to rule out fractures) Blood tests…

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Chronic Knee Pain

October 20, 2018 |

The Top 5 Knee Pain Home Remedies Chronic knee pain can be frustrating and debilitating. Most chronic knee pain will involve pain that is usually felt in the front part of the knee (anterior knee) and this is usually the result of the knee cap (patella) not tracking properly in the front of the knee. You…

Lower Back Pain Exercises for Strengthening

Lower Back Exercises

July 15, 2018 |

Lower Back Exercises Overview Lower Back Exercises are considered both a preventive as well as rehabilitative form of management of lower back problems. Lower Back Exercises improve muscle strength and thereby helps relieve many back pain difficulties. Lower Back Exercises help improve motion, and vertebral joint AKA facet’s, function. During lower back exercises, blood flow…

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