That pain in your arm may be tennis elbow even if you’ve never wielded a racquet. The condition is essentially a repetitive stress injury, and can affect anybody who uses their hands and wrists for extended periods of time, says Joseph Herrera, DO, Chairman and Lucy G Moses Professor of
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What is biopuncture? Find out about this unique natural treatment and how to find a biopuncture doctor.
Shoulder pain is the third-most-common musculoskeletal complaint seen by primary care physicians, and between 16 and 34 percent of the general population have the condition. More than 30 injuries and conditions cause shoulder pain, and most of them begin to develop between the ages of 40 to 60.
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So this is where we’ve gotten ourselves. Right up there with tennis elbow, swimmer’s shoulder, and jumper’s knee is “text neck,” an increasingly common orthopaedic ailment in this digital world of messaging, viewing, scrolling, and gaming on our cell phones. It’s a pain in the neck that’s sending millions to
A pinched nerve is a nerve under abnormal pressure—a compressed nerve. The pressure can come from adjacent bones or soft tissues such as tendons, ligaments, muscles, or cartilage. When that happens, the brain sends a signal that causes pain, weakness, or a numb feeling. But what are the most common
Lateral epicondylitis, the medical term for tennis elbow, affects as many as 50 percent of recreational tennis players —most of them in their 30s or beyond—as well as people who don’t play sports at all. It involves an inflamed tendon where it is attached to the bony, outside part of
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Acupuncture is a technique that treats illness or provides local anesthesia by inserting needles for 10 to 30 minutes at specific sites on channels, or meridians, which correspond with internal organs. The effect of acupuncture, in theory, is to create a “life force,” or energy balance, to influence the progress
Chronic pain without the hope for relief is a reality for too many people. Sadly, the shocking truth is 46 percent of the people suffering from chronic pain never obtain adequate pain relief from conventional medicine therapies such as pharmaceutical pain pills or injection therapy. So where do you turn?
Experiencing elbow pain? To get to the bottom of it, consider the elbow’s structure.
The elbow is a complex part of the arm formed by three bones: the humerus (upper arm bone), the radius (the lower arm bone on the thumb side), and the ulna (the lower arm bone on the