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Gout

December 1, 2018 | Comments Off on Gout

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 | Comments Off on Whiplash and Whiplash Treatment

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 | Comments Off on Bulging Disc

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 | Comments Off on Back of Knee Pain

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 | Comments Off on Arm Pain

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…

Knee Pain Exercise

Chronic Knee Pain

October 20, 2018 | Comments Off on Chronic Knee Pain

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 | Comments Off on Lower Back Exercises

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…

Foot Orthotics

Why Should I Use Foot Orthotics?

July 15, 2018 | Comments Off on Why Should I Use Foot Orthotics?

Foot Orthotics Overview Mechanical or anatomic abnormalities can cause a combination of foot problems. These may affect the ankle, or other joints including the same sided knee, hip and even the lower back Occasionally the altered mechanics of the of the lower extremity at the ankle, or altered positions of the anatomic structures of the…

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What Can I Do For Knee Pain?

July 15, 2018 | Comments Off on What Can I Do For Knee Pain?

Knee Pain Overview The knee joint is comprised of the connection of four bones of the lower extremity: Femur ( thigh bone) Tibia (shin bone) Fibula ( smaller, next to tibia) Patella ( knee cap). Bones are connected by ligaments. In the knee joint these include the medial and lateral meniscus, the cruciate ligaments (…

Foot Pain – What Should I Do?

July 15, 2018 | Comments Off on Foot Pain – What Should I Do?

Foot Pain Overview The foot is comprised of the ankle, forefoot (metatarsals) and the joints of the five digit or toes. There are 26 bones and 30 joints in the foot. All joints are connected by supportive ligaments. Various muscle at the back, top and bottom of the foot function as the joint movers. Traumatic…