Pain

CERVICOGENIC HEADACHE

August 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Cervicogenic Headache Headaches can come in many forms with an array of causes but often individuals do not consider such symptoms to stem from the neck. Due to this “pain in the head” possibly, originating from the neck or cervical region, it can be classified as “cervicogenic headache.” Neck structures like muscles, specific cervical or…

Thigh pain

August 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Thigh pain The thigh is that part of human anatomy extending from the hip to the knee. The leg bone is called the femur. The anterior thigh muscles are known as the quadriceps which allow for knee joint extension. The adductors are part of the medial anterior the thigh. The posterior thigh muscles are the…

Ankle Pain

August 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Ankle Pain  The  ankle joint AKA talocural is  comprised from three bones, the tibia and fibula (  long bones of the leg)  and the talus ( top bone of the foot). Functionally, it is a hinge type joint, permitting dorsiflexion and plantar flexion and slight rotation of the foot.  The bones of ankle joint are…

Osteoarthritis

August 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

What is Osteoarthritis? Arthritis is defined as inflammation of a joint, and surrounding tissues. There are as many as 100 varieties of arthritis. According to the Center for Disease Control arthritis affects more than 54 million people.  Osteoarthritis is degeneration of joint cartilage and the underlying bone. It most often affect people as they grow…

Cervical Pain or Neck Pain

August 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Cervical Pain or Neck Pain What is it, what are possible causes and approaches and for treatment. The cervical spine is comprised of 7 segmented vertebrae. The spinal cord, an extension of the brain, exists through an opening at the bottom of the skull. At each spinal vertebrae two sets of nerves controlling sensory and…

Hip Pain

August 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Hip Pain Hip Pain is a condition where you can develop sudden pain in your Hip or it can gradually develop over time to a degree causing severe pain and dysfunction. Hip Pain can be caused  by a number of factors. Examples include: trauma to hip, fall, excessive loading to the leg, or sports injury…

Pinched Nerve In Low Back

August 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pinched Nerve In Low Back A Pinched Nerve In The Low Back can be a chronic (long term) or acute  (short term) painful disorder that usually is due to compression of a spinal nerve root (branch coming off of the spinal cord) that can be compressed as it exit through the sides of the vertebra.…

Shoulder Tendinitis

June 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Shoulder Tendinitis – What Is It? Shoulder tendinitis is an injury to the shoulder that occurs most commonly when attempting to lift something too quickly, lifting something that is too heavy or falling on an outstretched arm.  The sudden stress on the tendon causes microtears which lead to inflammation of that tendon. Shoulder tendinitis is…

Shoulder Tendinitis Or Is It Tendinosis?

May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Shoulder Tendinitis (Or Is It Tendinosis?) –  What Is It? When most people think of tendinitis they often think of an injury that is a result of overuse -this is actually not the case.  Shoulder tendinitis is an injury to the shoulder that occurs most commonly when attempting to lift something too quickly, lifting something…

Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

May 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Arthroscopic Knee Surgery, What Is It? Arthroscopic knee surgery is a surgical technique that allows the surgeon to see inside the knee to diagnose or treat knee conditions without making a large incision. The surgeon uses a tiny camera called an arthroscope to see inside the knee joint.  Since the tools used to perform arthroscopic…