Blog Posts in October, 2017

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Orthopedic Treatment

    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is an orthopedic condition characterized with numbness or tingling sensation in the hand and arm. This happens when the median nerve gets compressed or squeezed. Median nerve is one of the main nerves in the hand passing through carpal tunnel at the wrist. This syndrome occurs when the tunnel gets narrowed or the synovium tissues surrounding the flexor tendons start ...

  • Cervical Pain: Orthopedic Care

  • Shoulder Trauma: Orthopedic Treatment

    Shoulder trauma or injuries are a very common occurrence that can occur due to an accident or sudden fall. The shoulder comprises of three bones, namely: scapula, clavicle or humerus. A number of ligaments, tendons and muscles join these bones together. A shoulder trauma can affect any of these structures and lead to immense pain and discomfort. There are various types of shoulder injuries such as ...

  • Lisfranc (Midfoot) Fracture: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

    Lisfranc (midfoot) injuries occur when the bones in the midfoot are fractured or the supporting ligaments get stretched beyond their capability. A Lisfranc (midfoot) fracture can range from mild to severe depending on the number of bones and joints affected. Any midfoot injury can cause problems in walking as the midfoot helps in providing stability to the arch and maintain the walking gait. The ...

  • Heal Your Orthopedic Injury

  • Benefits Of Physical Therapy

  • Shoulder Injuries

  • The Painful Connection: Neck & Arm Pain

  • Improve Your Posture

  • All About Sports Injuries

  • Watch Out While You Paddle

  • Treatment For Psoriatic Arthritis

    People who have psoriasis- development of red patches on the skin together with a silvery scaly appearance may also develop arthritis. The combination of these two conditions is referred to as Psoriatic Arthritis. Although the joint inflammation may develop before the skin is affected but the presence of Arthritis may be detected much later than Psoriasis. Psoriatic Arthritis may affect any part ...

  • Isthmic Spondylolisthesis: Treatment

    Isthmic Spondylolisthesis is caused when one vertebra slips over the one below because of a fracture (Spondylolysis), elongation or other defect of a small bone (pars interarticularis – or isthmus) that connects the upper and lower facet joints. The isthmus has poor blood supply and is highly prone to stress fractures. The fracture may occur due to repeated, cumulative stress rather than ...

  • Jammed Finger: Orthopedic Treatment

    A Jammed Finger is a medical condition that affects the PIP (proximal interphalangeal) joint. The PIP joint is a type of hinge joint that allows the finger to move. In this condition, the tendon that straightens the fingertip is either stressed or broken. It is a type of sprain that occurs in the finger joints or knuckles. In such injuries, there are chances of a piece of bone being broken or ...

  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

    The knee is one of the largest and the most used joint in the human body. It is a complex structure of bones and soft tissues that bears maximum body weight. It connects the tibia, femur and the shin bone with the patella lying in the front of the joint. Four main ligaments, tendons and muscles keep it stable and allow it to move in different ways. A thin layer of fluid called synovium lines the ...

  • How To Get Rid Of Hip Pain

  • Treatment For Rib Stress Fractures

    Fractures may result either from trauma or from stress. Traumatic fractures result from a single instance of injury or trauma which results in a fractured bone; stress fractures, on the other hand, stem from continued excessive stress over an extended period of time and are more in the nature of ‘overuse injuries’. Stress fractures cannot usually be found through x-rays because the ...

  • Nutrition Guide For Healthy Bones

  • 10 Habits That Cause Back Pain

  • Types Of Knee Injuries

  • Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

    Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) is a muscle related pain that occurs due to excessive exercising. Simultaneous contraction and lengthening of the muscles, in most cases, is the underlying cause of this condition. Running downhill, squatting, plyometric exercises are typical examples. Such microtraumas may cause an imbalance between the electrolyte as well as intramuscular fluids present in ...

  • Swimmer's Shoulder: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

    Swimming may place severe stress on the shoulder and other parts of the body. Swimmer’s Shoulder, also known as the Impingement Syndrome, refers to a wide set of symptoms relating to traumatic injuries stemming from undue exertion over an extended period of time, i.e. overuse, of the various parts of the shoulder while swimming. Pain is an inevitable result of such exertion and may be ...

  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: Orthopedic Treatment

    Compression of the nerves or blood vessels in the space that lies between the collar bone and the first rib is referred to as Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS). A network of nerves known as the brachial plexus emerges from the spine and spreads out to the shoulder, neck, arms and hands. These nerves control the sensation in these parts of the body. Compression of the brachial plexus may result in a ...

  • Frozen Shoulder Treatment

  • All About Spinal Stenosis

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