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Stress Fracture Treatment, Symptoms and Causes

Stress Fracture Treatment, Symptoms and Causes

The most basic explanation of a stress fracture is that a bone, usually a weight-bearing bone in the leg or foot, has developed a small crack. Even though it may only be a tiny fracture, it can cause all sorts of big problems, including pain, swelling, or even bruising. Even a small stress fracture can … Read more

Peripheral Neuropathy Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Peripheral Neuropathy Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Peripheral Neuropathy is a disorder that can disrupt the proper functioning of the system of nerves that extend throughout the body causing pain, numbness, or tingling in the extremities. The Peripheral Nervous System (PNS), which connects the spinal cord and brain, notifies the body of physical sensations. This particular cluster of nerves serves the feet, … Read more

Baker’s Cyst Symptoms, Causes, Treatment for Popliteal Cyst

Baker's Cyst Behind Knee Popliteal Cyst

A Baker’s Cyst is a fairly common condition that is also known by the more technical term, popliteal cyst. Many people are surprised to learn that knee injuries, arthritis, gout, or other issues can be the cause of the fluid-filled sacs in the back of the knee referred to as a Baker’s cyst. Having a … Read more

Wrist Tendonitis Treatment and Symptoms of Tenosynovitis

Wrist Tendonitis Treatment and Symptoms of Tenosynovitis

It’s nearly impossible to overstate the importance of our hands. It is one of those parts of the body that most people take for granted, until they start to experience pain or discomfort that makes even mundane movements difficult. Wrist Tendonitis (Tenosynovitis) is a condition that can make life far more challenging than expected if … Read more

Hip Bursitis Treatment, Causes and Symptoms

Hip Bursitis Treatment, Causes and Symptoms

Dealing with physical pain is always frustrating, especially when it affects our mobility, which is certainly the case when it comes to hip bursitis. Small sacs of a lubricant-like fluid called bursa are located throughout the body, in joints like the shoulder, elbow, knee, and hip. The bursa provides a cushion and reduces friction, between … Read more

Frozen Shoulder Causes, Symptoms and Treatment (Adhesive Capsulitis)

Frozen Shoulder Causes, Symptoms and Treatment (Adhesive Capsulitis)

Frozen Shoulder, known clinically as Adhesive Capsulitis, can be a particularly difficult condition to deal with from the standpoint of pain, and possible downtime from normal activities. Whether you’re a professional or amateur athlete and live a very active and healthy lifestyle, or are not as active as you once were, no one likes to … Read more

Supraspinatus Tendon and Rotator Cuff Tendonitis Treatment

Supraspinatus Tendon and Rotator Cuff Tendonitis

A rotator cuff injury is never pleasant. It will cause pain, weakness and may severely limit your shoulder’s range of motion. Toward the back of the shoulder is the supraspinatus tendon and muscle. The supraspinatus is one of the most common locations for tears or ruptures of the tendon, as well as tendonitis. The shoulder … Read more

Hip Tendonitis Treatment & Symptoms (Hip Flexor Tendinitis)

Hip Tendonitis Symptoms and Treatment (Hip Flexor Tendinitis)

Is it possible to have hip tendonitis, similar to other areas of the body like the shoulder or elbow? The answer is a definite Yes, and many people are not aware of it. Compared to other areas of the body, our hips are constantly working overtime. They help us walk, run, bend, stand, and balance. … Read more

Shoulder Tendonitis (Tendinitis) Causes and Treatment

Shoulder Tendonitis (Tendinitis) and Bursitis

Though this condition is common among athletes of all ages and experience levels, anybody can develop Shoulder Tendonitis (also known as Tendinitis) due to an accident like a fracture or dislocation, repetitive motions, or simple wear-and-tear that comes with the aging process. Other similar shoulder injuries or ailments include shoulder impingement, rotator cuff tear, as … Read more

Bone Spurs: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment for Exostosis

Bone Spurs: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment for Exostosis

What is a Bone Spur (Exostosis)? A Bone Spur is a bony projection that can develop along the edges of the bone, and it goes by the medical term, “Exostosis.” Also known as “Osteophytes,” bone spurs typically form in the joints, where bones are connected and rubbing against one another. This bit of extra bone … Read more