Musculoskeletal Disorders

  • Bursitis: when pain is rooted in shock

    Bursitis is an inflammation of a bursa. Bursae are small, malleable fluid-filled sacs located around the joints, between the...

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  • Neck pain: a pain in the neck!

    In a scene from the blockbuster movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Maria Portokalos, the matriarch, declares that if...

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  • Patellofemoral syndrome: Knee angst

    The patellofemoral syndrome (PFS) is characterized by irritation of the knee joint cartilage, between the thigh bone (femur) and...

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  • Carpal tunnel syndrome: the pain at the end of the tunnel

    In the wrist, the median nerve and flexor tendons cross a narrow “tunnel” called the carpal tunnel. When carpal...

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  • Plantar fasciitis: rock in your shoe

    Plantar fasciitis is an injury to the plantar fascia, a fibrous, somewhat inflexible ligament supporting the sole of your...

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  • Epicondylitis: the outer elbow injury

    The painful condition known as Epicondylitis, in fact, a tendonitis of the elbow, is commonly referred to as “Tennis...

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