Achilles TendonitisCLICK TO READ MORE!
More common among athletes training under less than ideal conditions. There are two types of this condition, tendonitis–the inflammation of the tendon, and Tendonosis–tiny tears in the tissue around the tendon. Caused by overuse of the affected limb.
ArthritisCLICK TO READ MORE!
There are over 100 types of arthritis pain. It is the body’s natural reaction to disease and includes swelling, pain and stiffness. Joint inflammation can last for a very long time or keep coming back, leading to tissue damage resulting in arthritis. A joint is where two or more bones come together, such as a hip or knee.
Back Pain & Spinal ConditionsCLICK TO READ MORE!
Back Pain & Spinal Conditions
Spinal stenosis is when the spinal canal narrows and compresses the spinal cord and nerves. Low back pain is a common musculoskeletal disorder that can affect up to 80% of people at some point in their lives. Neuropathy is a disease or dysfunction of one or more peripheral nerves.
BursitisCLICK TO READ MORE!
Inflammation or irritation of the bursa. The bursa is a sac filled with lubricating fluid, located between tissues such as bone, muscle, tendons, and skin that decrease rubbing, friction and irritation. Bursitis can be caused by an injury, an infection, or a pre-existing condition in which crystals can form in the bursa.
Carpel TunnelCLICK TO READ MORE!
Occurs when the median nerve is compressed because of swelling of the nerve or tendons or both. The median nerve provides sensation to the palm side of the thumb, index, middle finger, and the inside half of the ring finger. Cause of disease is associated with any condition that causes pressure on the median nerve at the wrist.
FibromyalgiaCLICK TO READ MORE!
Widespread pain in the muscles and soft tissues above and below the waist and on both sides of the body. People with fibromyalgia feel pain, tenderness, or both even when there is not injury or inflammation. Fibromyalgia can cause long-lasting (chronic) pain. It has no cure. No one knows for sure what causes fibromyalgia.
Herniated DiscCLICK TO READ MORE!
Occurs when a disc, which acts as a cushion between the bones in the spine, is damaged from an injury, normal wear and tear, or disease. This damage may cause the disc to bulge or rupture. There is a difference between a herniated and a bulging disc.
Knee PainCLICK TO READ MORE!
The knee is a joint which has three parts. The femur (thigh bone) meets the large tibia (shin bone) forming the patella (knee cap). This joint has an inner medial and outer lateral compartment. The kneecap (patella) joins the femur to form a third joint, called the patellofemoral joint.
MigrainesCLICK TO READ MORE!
There are different types of headaches such as a tension headache or a sinus headache. Migraine symptoms may include nausea, vomiting and light sensitivity. Caused by allergies and allergic reactions, bright lights, loud noises and sensitivity to odors, physical or emotional stress, changes in sleep patterns or irregular sleep, smoking or exposure to smoke, skipping meals or fasting, and alcohol.
Musculoskeletal PainCLICK TO READ MORE!
Pain that affects the muscles, ligaments, tendons, and bones. Symptoms include pain, fatigue and sleep disturbances. Cause: Muscle tissue damaged by the wear and tear of daily activities.
Peripheral NeuropathyCLICK TO READ MORE!
Refers to the conditions that result when nerves that connect to the brain and spinal cord from the rest of the body are damaged or diseased. The peripheral nerves make up an intricate network that connects the brain and spinal cord to muscles, skin, and internal organs.
Plantar FasciitisCLICK TO READ MORE!
Plantar Fasciitis is inflammation of the thick tissue on the bottom of the foot. This tissue is called the plantar fascia. It connects the heel bow to the toes and creates the arch of the foot. Plantar Fasciitis occurs when the thick band of tissue on the bottom of the foot is overstretched or overused. This can be painful and make walking more difficult
Post Surgical HealingCLICK TO READ MORE!
Post Surgical Healing
After surgery it is common to feel pain in the area that was affected by surgery.
Rotator CuffCLICK TO READ MORE!
The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that cover the top of your upper arm bone and assist in rotating the shoulder. A rotator cuff injury, which is fairly common, involves any type of irritation or damage to your rotator cuff muscles or tendons.
Scar Tissue PainCLICK TO READ MORE!
Scar Tissue Pain
The connective tissue that forms in new scars consists of fibroblasts, old scars consist of collagen fibers. Caused by Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), a group of more than 10 disorders characterized by over-flexible joints, stretchy skin, and abnormal growth of scar tissue. Symptoms can range from mild to disabling.
Soft Tissue InjuriesCLICK TO READ MORE!
Soft Tissue Injuries
Tissues that connect support, or surround other structures and organs of the body, not being bone. Soft tissue includes tendons, ligaments, fascia, skin, fibrous tissues fat, and synovial membranes which are connective tissue, and muscles, nerves and blood vessels.
Sports InjuriesCLICK TO READ MORE!
Caused by injury while playing sports. Can include injuries like sprained ankles, contusions, pulled or torn ligaments, MCL, ACL, PCL.
Strains & SprainsCLICK TO READ MORE!
Strains & Sprains
Occurs when ligaments twist or overstretch. This typically happens in an ankle, wrist or other joint. Caused by walking or exercising on an uneven surface, knee pivoting incorrectly during an athletic activity, wrist injury form landing on an outstretched hand during a fall, and thumb injury from skiing or playing racquet sports.
Tennis ElbowCLICK TO READ MORE!
Overuse of arm, forearm, and hand muscles that results in elbow pain. Tennis elbow is caused by either abrupt or subtle injury of the muscle and tendon area around the outside of the elbow. Symptoms include pain slowly increasing around the outside of the elbow or pain may develop suddenly when shaking hands or squeezing objects. Caused by repetitive movement in the tendon.