Tennis Elbow: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Tennis Elbow Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Tennis elbow is described as an overuse injury secondary to an eccentric overload of the common extensor tendon at the origin of the extensor carpi radialis brevis (ECRB) tendon.It is characterized by pain and inflammation near the lateral epicondyle of the humerus, also known as lateral epicondylitis. The lateral epicondyle of the humerus is a …

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How to heal Shin Splints?

how to heal shin splints

Shin Splints is a painful and frustrating overuse injury afflicting runners, dancers, and athletes participating in jumping sports. Medically termed medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS), shin splints occur from repetitive impact activities placing excessive strain on the shinbones and connecting lower leg muscle tendons. Resulting microtears and inflammation along the tibia perimeter causes tenderness, swelling, …

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Shin Splints: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Shin Splints

Picture this: It’s a refreshing spring morning, perfect for a run. After finishing some warm-up stretches, you start jogging at a comfortable pace down your usual nature trail route. The sunlight filters through the trees and a light breeze keeps you feeling good as you pick up the tempo. At the halfway mark, you suddenly …

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Frozen Shoulder: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Frozen Shoulder: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a common and painful condition affecting the shoulder joint. It involves inflammation, motion restriction, and shoulder and arm pain. Frozen shoulder occurs in 2-5% of the general population, mostly affecting people between 30+ years old. Females are four times more affected than males. What is a Frozen …

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