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Signs You May Have a Pinched Nerve

A pinched nerve occurs when too much pressure is applied to a nerve by surrounding tissues, such as bones, cartilage, muscles or tendons. This pressure disrupts the nerve's function, causing pain, tingling, numbness or weakness. [...]

Madelung’s Deformity

Madelung’s Deformity is a rare arm condition that affects the musculoskeletal system. Part of the radius, which is one of the bones of the forearm, stops growing, while the other forearm bone, which is the [...]

Brachial Plexopathy

The brachial plexus is a bundle of nerves that originates at the neck and shoulders. These nerves extend all the way down the arm and into the hand. Along the way, they divide into the [...]

Inflammatory Arthritis

Inflammatory arthritis is typically defined as inflammation of the joints due to infection or an overactive immune system. In general, inflammatory arthritis is viewed as a grouping of other types of arthritis, such as rheumatoid [...]

Utilizing Exercise for Back Pain Relief

The recent Physician Update publication, recommended that those suffering from back pain to utilize exercise as a way to relieve some of the pain. Once spinal issues, such as herniated disks, have been ruled out, [...]

Scapular Winging

https://youtu.be/iw8iEQfV8Nc Scapular winging is a condition that affects the shoulder blades. The shoulder blades usually rest flat against the back of the chest wall. Scapular winging occurs when a shoulder blade sticks out. While the [...]

Guyon’s Canal Syndrome

Guyon’s Canal Syndrome is defined as the compression of the ulnar nerve as it passes through the portion of the wrist known as Guyon’s Canal. Though this condition is similar to carpal tunnel syndrome, Guyon’s [...]

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome (TTS)

Normal foot vs. Tarsal Tunnel Syndrom Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome, often abbreviated to TTS, is defined as the compression of the posterior tibial nerve at the tarsal tunnel. The condition is similar to carpal tunnel, only [...]

ALS: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, more commonly known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease, is a neurodegenerative disease that targets the nerve cells in both the brain and the spinal cord.  Motor neurons reach from the brain [...]

Stockbroker’s Elbow

We have all heard of carpal tunnel syndrome - nerve compression at the wrist causing a tingling and numbness sensation in the thumb, index and middle fingers. Another equally irksome problem is cubital tunnel syndrome. [...]

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