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Exercises for Lower Back Pain Relief

Is lower back pain becoming a constant issue for you? Suddenly, ice and heat packs no longer seem to help... The recent Physician Update publication, recommended that those suffering from back pain to utilize exercise [...]

Adhesive Capsulitis (Frozen Shoulder)

What is frozen shoulder? The bones, ligaments and tendons that make up your shoulder joint are encased in a capsule of connective tissue. Frozen shoulder occurs when this capsule thickensand tightens around the shoulder joint, [...]

Wartenberg’s Syndrome

What is it: Wartenberg’s Syndrome is described as the entrapment of the superficial branch of the radial nerve. This entrapment results in only sensory manifestation with no motor deficits. Patients with Wartenberg’s Syndrome usually complain [...]

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 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 [...]

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