Posts in category: General

Jan

03
2017

Myofascial Pain Syndrome (Muscle Pain): Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Orthopaedic Injuries     0

Suffering from pain of any type can be difficult to handle. Sometimes the pain may be minor and can be worked through, while other times it can debilitating and hard to handle. One chronic condition that involves muscle pain that many deal with is called Myofascial pain syndrome. This involves inflammation that is in the soft tissues of the body and cause pain in different areas. It could involve one particular muscular area or a group of muscles causing pain. Here are a few things you should know if you’re dealing with muscle pain or if you think you’re dealingRead more


Dec

15
2016

Clavicle Fracture (Broken Collarbone): Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Orthopaedic Injuries     0

It takes a lot to break a bone in the body and the collarbone is no different. A collarbone fracture can be quite painful and it takes a lot of force, in general, to break the bone that is one of the major ones in your shoulder area. Learning what the causes, symptoms and treatment options for a clavicle fracture can help you to understand what will happen if this injury occurs to you or your loved one. Causes and Symptoms How do you break your collarbone? Typically, the clavicle fracture is caused by a direct hit to the boneRead more


Nov

29
2016

Toddler’s Pigeon Toed: Causes & Treatment Options

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As a child develops and starts to walk you may notice what some call pigeon toed waking or intoeing. These two words are used to describe the inward turn of your child’s foot when they are walking along or maybe even your own foot issues you might deal with. As a toddler is growing their body is constantly changing and these problems you notice now may not be an issue in a few months or years to come. How can you know if the intoeing problem you’re seeing with your child is a problem that needs further attention? Here isRead more


Nov

15
2016

Groin Pain: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Orthopaedic Injuries     0

In most cases, when you move your body does so without any pain or problems from areas that move you on a regular basis. What happens when you start to feel pain in your groin area? Groin pain can be caused from a variety of different ailments or groin injury issues. Here is a look at a few of the causes of groin pain, the symptoms you should look for and the treatment options you have available should suffer from a groin injury. Causes of Groin Pain Pain in the groin area can be caused by a multitude of possibilities.Read more


Sep

13
2016

Toe Walking in Children: Symptoms, Causes and Management

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Somewhere around the ages of 12-14 months old your children start to walk. While in most cases children walk flat on their feet, some children start walking on their tip toes instead of flat feet. Generally, this will disappear after about three months or so of learning to walk. Usually at the latest it is by the age of three that they will put their feet flat on the ground to walk. However, there are some cases where children have toe walking as their normal walk and they never put their feet flat on the ground. They will walk eitherRead more


Sep

06
2016

Common Cause of Overuse Injuries: Prevention & Treatment

Orthopaedic Injuries, Sports Injury     0

Sports are a great way to keep active and healthy throughout your entire life. One concern with playing a variety sports are the common overuse injuries or even stress fractures. There are many different injuries that can come about from using the same muscles over and over, but there are ways to prevent them as well. Take a look at some of the most common overuse injuries and how you can avoid or treat them if you fall victim. Going Farther Than You Actually Can When it comes to a new exercise program or sports adventure, you must be realisticRead more


Jul

26
2016

Internal Tibial Torsion: Symptoms & Treatments

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Intoeing, or internal rotation of tibia, can be found in early childhood. This is typically done when your child first starts walking. It will be noticed by a turn of your child’s feet towards each other instead of in the straight line as they generally are. Learning what internal tibial torsion is and how it is treated can help you to understand what the next steps are when your child seems to display symptoms of this condition. What is this condition? This condition centers around the internal rotation of the tibia bone causing the toes and foot to turn inwardRead more


Jul

19
2016

Common Childhood Orthopedic Conditions

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When it comes to your child’s growth, you may notice things from time-to-time that don’t seem quite as they should. Those could include things such as their speech, you may notice they seem to have flatfeet, or even that they suffer from knock-knees. While most often times you’ll find your children grow out of some of these concerns you have, others may not grow out of them and need assistance in handling the situation. Here are some common conditions children deal with of an orthopedic nature. Walking on Their Toes Most times you’ll find your toddler that is learning toRead more


Jun

21
2016

A Guide to Self-Massage for Tendonitis Sufferers

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When it comes to tendonitis, it can be very painful for those who suffer with it. There are a variety of treatment options out there, but one stands out as a way you can help to heal yourself and get through the painful days you may have. Self-massage techniques can help you to relieve the pain and also to accelerate your healing. Take a look at this guide to deep friction massage techniques you can do on yourself at home or wherever you may be. What is Deep Friction Massage? This technique is basically “scrubbing” the tendon fibers and inRead more


Dec

15
2015

5 Tips To Reduce Neck Pain

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Neck pain could be caused by a number of reasons. Sports-related overuse injury could result in pain without proper icing and rest; minor car accidents can cause whiplash and strains due to the sudden braking of the car. It could also be caused by daily activities such as prolonged periods of looking down into the phone, stretching forward to the computer screen or bad sitting posture in the office. After some time, the neck muscles would stiffen up and feel sore. It is important to adopt methods that will not worsen the condition or the shoulders and back may beRead more