Flat Feet

Flat (Pronated) Feet About Flat Fleet Flat feet, also known as pes planus, is a condition where the arches of the feet collapse causing the middle of the soles to have more contact with the ground. Flat feet themselves may not always have problems. However, it is possible that people with flat feet can experience […]

Rotator Cuff Injuries

Rotator Cuff Injuries What Are Rotator Cuff Injuries? The rotator cuff is comprised of four muscles that facilitate movement and provide stability to the shoulder joint. Rotator cuff injuries refer to damage or irritation of the muscles and tendons that make up the rotator cuff in the shoulder. What causes A herniated Disc? 1. Acute […]

Meniscus Tears

Meniscus Tears What is Meniscus? The meniscus is a cartilage cushion that lubricates and facilitates smooth movement between the upper leg bone (femur) and lower leg bone (tibia). The meniscus also plays an important role in creating stability in the knee joint. Each knee joint has two meniscus, the medial and the lateral. What causes […]

Disc Herniation

Disc Herniation What is a Disc Herniation? A disc herniation occurs when the soft internal material of an intervertebral disc protrudes through the outer layer. This protrusion can exert pressure onto nearby nerves, resulting in pain, weakness, and/or numbness. Disc herniations commonly occur in the lower back or neck. What causes A herniated Disc? 1. […]

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome What is It? Tarsal tunnel syndrome is a condition that affects the tibial nerve on the inner side of the ankle. The tibial nerve passes through the tarsal tunnel and provides sensation and muscular control to certain muscles in the foot. When the tibial nerve is irritated in this area, it may […]

Olecranon Bursitis

Olecranon Bursitis What is It? Olecranon bursitis is a condition where the bursa, a small fluid-filled sac located at the tip of the elbow, becomes inflamed. The bursa acts as a cushion between the bones and tendons near the elbow joint, allowing for smooth movement. When the bursa becomes irritated, it may cause pain, reduce […]

Illiotibial Band Syndrome

Iliotibial Band Syndrome What is ITB Syndrome? Iliotibial Band (ITB) Syndrome is an injury that affects the outer portion of the knee. The iliotibial band is a thick band of fascia that surrounds the outside of the thigh. When this band becomes tight or inflamed, it can cause pain and discomfort in the outer knee […]

Dupuytren’s Contracture

Dupuytren’s Contracture What is Dupuytren’s Contracture? Dupuytren’s contracture is a hand condition that affects the fascia, which are thin layers of connective tissue that support the structure of the hand. Dupuytren’s contracture occurs when the fascia in the palm of the hand thickens and tightens, forming tough cords that can passively bend a finger. Over […]

Tension Headaches

Tension Headaches What is A Tension Headache? A tension headache is a type of headache characterized by dull and constant pressure around the head, temples, or forehead. It is usually caused by muscle tension in the neck, scalp, and shoulder muscles. In some cases, it can be associated with sensitivity to light and sound. Other […]

Cervicogenic Headaches

Cervicogenic Headaches What is A Cervicogenic Headache? A cervicogenic headache is a type of headache that originates from dysfunction in cervical spine. They are caused by a dysfunction or injury to the neck, such as muscle or joint problems, nerve compression, or spinal instability. The pain is characterized by dull aches on one side of […]