Ankle and Foot Pain

Ankle pain is a common symptom that can be caused by several different factors, ranging from ill-fitting shoes to bone fractures or ligamentous tears. Most common conditions causing foot and ankle...

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Arthritis

Arthritis is a group of conditions that cause pain and damage to the joints of the human body. The main type of arthritis is Osteoarthritis (OA) which is also known as Degenerative Joint Disease...

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Back Pain

Back pain is a common symptom that can be triggered by several different causes, including injury, accidents or degenerative conditions such as arthritis, disc disease or a herniated disc. This pain...

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Bone Spurs

Bone spurs, also known as osteophytes, are bony calcium growths that develop on the end of bones and may cause pain and irritation as they rub against nerves and other bones. Bone spurs can form on...

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition in which the median nerve becomes pinched or squeezed as it passes through the wrist. It can also arise as the result of a nerve injury following a motor vehicle...

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Disc Disorders

The intervertebral discs between the bones of the vertebrae help maintain proper joint spacing. It also acts as a shock absorber for the joint complex allowing for smooth, painless movement. These...

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Elbow Pain

Two of the most common causes of elbow pain seen are overuse and trauma. Pain can occur on the inside or outside of the elbow joint and may be acute or chronic.  Elbow pain can also be commonly...

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Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain is a common ailment that affects thousands of people in the US each year.  In some cases, shoulder pain can be commonly mistaken for pain that is being referred from your...

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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a complex condition where the nervous system amplifies the pain signal which can lead to pain throughout the muscles, ligaments and tendons, as well as fatigue, headaches and other...

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Hamstring Muscle Injuries

The hamstring muscle group is made up of three muscles located at the back of the thigh. They function to flex the knee and extend the hip. As the hamstrings are used daily and physical activities...

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Headaches and Migraines

A headache is a common symptom that involves aching or pain in one or more areas of the head or face. While there are many different types of headaches, one of the most common and most severe are...

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Heel Pain

Heel pain is one of the most common forms of foot pain and may be caused by wearing shoes that do not fit properly, injury, or conditions such as achilles tendonitis, heel bursitis and plantar...

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Hip Pain

Hip Pain is a condition that affects many people either as they age or those who are on their feet for many hours per day. Hip pain can be caused by arthritis, bursitis, ligament tears and can even...

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Jaw Pain & TMJ

Jaw and facial pains are common conditions that can arise from joints and muscles in the neck and face.  Both the joints in the cervical spine, known as facet joints, as well as the...

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Joint Disorders

All joints in the body are made up of bones and soft tissues that connect them, such as tendons ligaments and cartilage. There are several types of joint dysfunctions, each with different causes....

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Knee Pain

Knee pain is a common ailment that affects thousands of people in the US each year. There are several different structures in the knee, each of which can be damaged by several different causes. Some...

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Leg Pain

Pain in the legs can have many different causes.  From sharp shooting pain, typically referred to as sciatica, to a dull and achy heaviness, symptoms can vary greatly.  Possible causes of...

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Plantar Fascitis

What is it? Plantar Fascitis is the inflammation of the thick tissue of the bottom of the foot caused by foot arch problems, obesity, or sudden weight gain. Long distance running, shoes with poor...

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