Bones and joints

Spinal Decompression at Home

Traction Device

Back compression refers to a condition when there is extreme pressure on the disks in between the vertebrae of the spinal column. This produces symptoms such as stiff back and nerve issues that can affect cognitive and psychological processes. While it is difficult, spine decompression at home is possible. Lots of medical professionals and therapists […]

Updated: June 17, 2017 — 12:08 am

Intercostal Muscle Strain

Pulled muscles of the chest

An intercostal muscle strain can be really painful. If you are a fairly active person, your ribs can take a beating in your day to day life. It is a strain of the muscles that lie in between the ribs. While any muscle in the body can be strained, muscle pressures throughout the chest area […]

Updated: June 15, 2017 — 7:31 am

ACL Replacement – Knee Reconstruction Procedure

ACL reconstruction is surgery to reconstruct the ligament in the center of your knee. The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) keeps your shin bone (tibia) in location. A tear of this ligament can cause your knee to give way during physical activity.

Updated: April 21, 2017 — 12:24 pm

Hip Revision Recovery Time

Total hip arthroplasty or total hip replacement is a surgery that involves implanting an artificial hip joint to replace a damaged or arthritis joint. The surgery is quite effective in relieving pain connected with your arthritic hip joint. It also improves your total lifestyle. However, it is possible for hip replacements to fail or ‘break’ […]

Updated: April 12, 2017 — 12:08 pm

Tailbone Pain After Birth

Tailbone pain, likewise described as coccydynia, impacts some women after child birth. It is defined by pain and inflammation of the fundamental part of the spinal cord. The pain has the tendency to increase considerably when you sit or stand, when you have a defecation. Keep reading to find out the causes and treatments.

Updated: April 10, 2017 — 7:09 am

What Causes Bone Spurs

A bone spur (also called osteophyte) is a bone development that forms on bone or near a cartilage or tendon. This additional bone establishes as the body repairs itself in action to consistent pressure, friction, or stress over a bone, normally in the spine, the shoulder, hand, hip, knee, or foot. Here are the typical […]

Updated: April 10, 2017 — 7:04 am

Dry Needling for Plantar Fasciitis

Dry Needling is a fairly new treatment for chronic plantar fasciitis. “Studies show 95% success rate for Plantar Fasciitis that has not responded to standard treatments” It is a minimally invasive procedure that we have the ability to perform in the workplace for patients struggling with chronic plantar fasciitis. Dry needling can usually be carried […]

Updated: April 8, 2017 — 5:01 am

Contusion on Knuckle

Bruise is also called a contusion.┬áContusion on knuckle is swelling and some bleeding under the skin, however no broken bones. This injury generally takes a few days to a couple of weeks to heal. During that time, the contusion will usually change in color from reddish, to purple-blue, to greenish-yellow, then to yellow-brown. A finger […]

Updated: April 9, 2017 — 6:53 pm

Rotator Cuff: Tendonitis Injection

Corticosteroid injections assist diagnose or treat rotator cuff conditions. Your doctor might give you an injection of corticosteroid combined with anesthetic (typically lidocaine) or may give you a shot of anesthetic prior to a shot of corticosteroid.

Updated: March 25, 2017 — 12:33 pm

Pain All the Way Around Rib Cage

The rib cage makes up ribs that are put in curves around the chest and join with the help of soft tissues at the breastbone in the front and the spinal column at the back. The important organs like heart, lungs and other associated structures are well protected inside the rib cage.

Updated: March 15, 2017 — 9:44 am
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