Have you been experiencing tingling and numbness in the hand pain that worsens when performing certain movements? Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by compression of the median nerve in your wrist. The median nerve's compression in the carpal tunnel leads to pain, numbness, tingling, or weakness in your hand. Carpal tunnel syndrome may affect one or both hands. The symptoms are usually worse in the evening and can last months, and may disrupt routine activities.
The ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) is an important ligament that provides stability to the knee. It plays a crucial role when making sudden stops while running, changing direction, or jumping. A loud "popping" sound or sensation in the knee, severe pain, rapid swelling, and a feeling of knee instability are common signs and symptoms of a torn ACL.
The hamstring is the compound word for a group of three muscles at the back of each upper leg or femur that connect to the sit bone in our pelvis.
The strenuous demands of throwing a baseball places a great deal of stress on your arms, soft tissue, muscles and bones. Shoulder and elbow injuries are common among baseball players of all ages.
The knee joint is the largest joint in the body. A serious injury to the knee can cause significant disability because proper function of the knee joint is critical to walking and most activities of daily living. Here are some innovative treatment options for knee injuries.
The various treatment options for orthopedic problems can seem overwhelming. How do you know when to give physical therapy a try before going to a surgeon? To some extent this depends on the type and severity of the injury as well as your symptoms.
Fear of Surgery during the Coronavirus Pandemic; What you need to know about Surgery Center and Hospital Safety Precautions
Is your fear of the Coronavirus pandemic causing you to postpone a much needed surgery? Now that the initial surge in the number of COVID-19 cases has abated, elective surgeries are being performed to help people in pain achieve a better quality of life. Here’s what you need to know about surgery center and hospital safety precautions.