Injury

Plantar Fasciitis Symptoms & Treatment

Plantar Fasciitis Symptoms & Treatment

What is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is inflammation of the thick connective tissue on the sole of the foot. This tissue, the plantar fascia, connects the heel bone to the toes and creates the arch of the foot. This is one of the most common musculoskeletal...

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Tennis Elbow-Lateral Epicondylitis

Tennis Elbow-Lateral Epicondylitis

Tennis elbow also known as lateral epicondylitis is inflammation, soreness, or pain on the outside of the elbow and can extend down into the forearm. The condition is generally brought on by repetitive stress to the elbow joint, overuse, and also there may be a...

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Whiplash Causes & Syptoms

Whiplash Causes & Syptoms

Whiplash is an acceleration-deceleration mechanism of energy transfer to the neck. It is caused by an atypical movement or force applied to the neck resulting in movement beyond the neck's normal limit. It may result from motor vehicle accidents, sporting activities,...

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Shin Splints Symptoms & Treatment

Shin Splints Symptoms & Treatment

What are Shin Splints Shin Splints is an overuse condition commonly caused by running and other weight-bearing activities. There are two varieties of shin splints, posterior and anterior. This condition is caused when the tibialis anterior muscle or tibialis posterior...

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Knee pain

Knee pain

Knee pain can have a variety of causes and presentations. Here is a list of common causes of knee pain including a description, common causes and risk factors. Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS), is caused by chronically tight and...

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Piriformis Syndrome

The Piriformis muscle is a small muscle (3-5cm) located in your buttock. It runs from the bottom of the spine to the top of the hip. Its function is to help the leg rotate outwards. Piriformis syndrome occurs when the piriformis muscle becomes tight, usually from...

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is pressure on the median nerve – the nerve in the wrist that supplies feeling and movement to parts of the hand. It can lead to numbness, tingling, weakness, or muscle damage in the hand and fingers. CAUSES, INCIDENCE, AND RISK FACTORS The...

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Iliotibial Band (IT Band) Syndrome

Iliotibial band syndrome is a common conditions which usually presents as pain on the outer side of the knee. The IT Band is a thick band of connective tissue that crosses the hip joint and extends down the outer thigh and attaches just below outer side of the knee....

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Dizziness/Vertigo

Dizziness/Vertigo

BENIGN PAROXYSMAL POSITIONAL VERTIGO Benign positional vertigo is a condition in which a person develops a sudden sensation of spinning, usually when moving the head. It is the most common cause of vertigo. Causes, and risk factors Benign positional vertigo is due to...

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Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) is an umbrella term that refers to the compression of nerves and blood vessels as they travel from the neck to supply the arm. More specifically, the Brachial Plexus (a group of nerves carrying sensory and motor information), and the...

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