7 Signs That You May Have Carpal Tunnel in Your Wrists

7 Signs That You May Have Carpal Tunnel in Your Wrists

Do you know that carpal tunnel syndrome affects about four percent of the general population? The condition is one of the most prevalent nerve-related disorders and manifests in the wrists, usually due to overuse of the hands. Despite the prevalence of the disorder, many people are not aware of the symptoms and the treatment. Keep […]

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Patellar Chondromalacia – What a Pain In The Knee

Patellar Chondromalacia – What a Pain In The Knee

Patellar Chondromalacia, commonly referred to as Runner’s Knee, is a condition where the cartilage under your kneecap begins to deteriorate and soften. This is a common problem among younger, athletic individuals but adults with knee arthritis are at risk as well. Generally speaking, patellar chondromalacia results from overuse in sports. For some, taking a few […]

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How To Detect and Treat a Ruptured Achilles Tendon

How To Detect and Treat a Ruptured Achilles Tendon

The Achilles tendon is one of the largest tendons that anchor muscle to bone and certainly one of the most vulnerable. The Achilles tendon attaches proximally (closest to the head) to the end of the calf muscles and distally (furthest from the head) to the calcaneous or tip of the heel bone. Movement of the […]

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Dealing With a Rotator Cuff Injury: Part 3 – The Treatment

Dealing With a Rotator Cuff Injury: Part 3 – The Treatment

This is the third and final part of our series on rotator cuff injuries. Treatment of a rotator cuff injury is dependent upon the severity and cause of the injury. An acute injury will be treated differently from an injury caused by anatomical abnormalities or chronic tendonitis. Most often there is an exercise program involved […]

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