What is tennis elbow? Tennis elbow is a variety of tendonitis, which is a swelling of the tendons. The condition causes pain in the arm focused around the elbow. Even though the name suggests differently, you don’t have to go near a racket to get tennis elbow. Any repetitive gripping motion can cause it, […]

  When there is a trauma to the ligaments in your foot, it is called a sprained ankle. The ligaments are the things that connect your muscles to the bones. Typically, an ankle sprain occurs when you oddly twist your ankle. Your ligaments have a set way in which they move which limits their range […]

  Mallet finger is an ailment in which the end of your finger bends in towards your palm. You won’t be able to straighten the very tip of your finger due to the tendon being torn or stretched. Your finger is also likely to be swollen and painful. In some cases of mallet finger, the […]

  Long term back pain is a fairly common problem, but in most cases, the cause isn’t anything serious. The pain will usually go away on its own, but it can take a long time or keep returning. Below, we’re going to look at long term back pain and see what you can do to […]

  A spinal fracture is not like a fracture in the arm or leg. A spinal fracture can pinch and damage the nerves in the spine. This damage can cause an extreme amount of pain and even paralysis. Below, we’re going to cover spinal fractures in as much detail as possible. We are going to […]

  The joint where the shin bone and the ankle is a very common place for osteoarthritis to occur. This joint gets a lot of wear throughout our life times, and over time this wear can turn into osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is known as an age-related condition and goes by many names, including wear and tear […]

  Tendonitis in the elbow, or more commonly known, tennis elbow, is a condition that can cause pain on the outside of the elbow. It often flares up after strenuous use of tendons and muscles in the forearm. One common cause is, of course, tennis. However, there are other common causes nowadays that we will […]

  The list of causes of swelling in the feet is long and varied. They range from injuries to medical conditions. Fluid retention is one of the most frequent causes. However, the list of causes of this fluid retention is just as long. Hopefully, we can help you find the cause of the swelling in […]

  Brachialgia is a doctors term for a pinched nerve in your neck. It is also sometimes called a cervical radiculopathy. Basically, there is an injury to a nerve root in your neck, which can be rather painful. Below, we are going to tell you all about Brachialgia, how it is caused, diagnosed and treated. […]

  Arthroscopy is a surgery that is used to inspect, repair and diagnose issues within a joint. The term in Greek literally means “to look within the joint”. During this operation, your surgeon will insert a small camera into your elbow joint. This camera displays images on a TV screen that guides the surgeon to […]

  What is a Rotator cuff tear? Rotator cuff tears are common injuries, especially in the world of sport. However, they can also affect people who work cleaning windows or as painters and decorators. This injury usually happens over time from wear and tear or if you repeat the same motion with your arm constantly. […]

  Carpal tunnel syndrome is an extremely painful condition that is found in the hand and wrist. It’s caused by pressure on the median nerve which runs through the carpal tunnel. Pain is a very noticeable symptom of carpal tunnel syndrome, but there are others that we are going to discuss today. First, though, we […]