Peripheral Nerve Entrapments

Nerve Pain

Nerve Pain What is Nerve Pain? Nerve pain, also known as neuropathic pain, occurs when a nerve gets compressed or entrapped at various points of the body and/or the neural pathway. Nerve compression/ pain consists of: Pins and needles Burning sensation Loss of Sensitivity Numbness Tingling Muscular weakness Nerve pain is often associated with: Peripheral Nerve Entrapment Thoracic Outlet Syndrome …

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Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction (SIJ-D)

Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction (SIJ-D) What is Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction (SIJ-D)? Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction is a term used to describe the pain of the hip/ lower back near the Sacroiliac Joint which is also known as the ‘sit bone’. SIJ pain or dysfunction is often caused by an abnormal motion or malalignment of the Sacroiliac Joint. Sacroiliac Joint pain or dysfunction …

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Rotator Cuff Tendinitis

Rotator Cuff Tendinitis What is Rotator Cuff Tendinitis? Rotator Cuff Tendinitis or Tendonitis is an inflammatory condition which affects the tendons of the muscles that surround the shoulder joint. These muscles are called the rotator cuff group which is made up of 4 muscles called the Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Teres Minor and Subscapularis. Their main function is to support the shoulder …

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Whiplash

Whiplash What is Whiplash? Whiplash is a soft tissue injury which occurs in the muscles and ligaments of the neck. It is often caused by a sudden acceleration or deceleration force or movement which forces the neck muscles to extend beyond their normal range of motion. Whiplash is often seen in people who have been involved in motor vehicle accidents. …

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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia What is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a chronic neurologic health condition that causes widespread pain and extreme fatigue throughout the body. Fibromyalgia can be confused with arthritis, or joint inflammation as it has similar symptoms. However, Fibromyalgia does not cause inflammation or long-term damage to the joints or the painful areas. This means Fibromyalgia mainly causes soft tissue pain or …

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Contusion

Contusion What is Contusion? A contusion is essentially a bruise that typically appears on the skin when blood vessels, muscle fibers and/or other connective tissue are crushed or broken due to a direct blow to the skin or a fall where the body has jammed against a hard surface. Symptoms Stiffness or swelling Tenderness Trouble bending or using the affected …

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Pronator Syndrome

Pronator Syndrome What is Pronator Syndrome? Pronator Syndrome is a rare compression of the median nerve at the elbow on the palm side of the forearm. The median nerve is one of the three nerves which supply sensory and motor function to the upper parts of the body. All peripheral nerves have different entrapment/ compression points but the symptoms often …

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Hip and Groin Pain

Hip and Groin Pain What is Hip and Groin Pain? The most common cause of hip and groin pain is often one or more soft tissue structure around the hip joint being strained, overstretched or inflamed. Although there are a number of conditions that can cause hip and groin pain. Since the hip and the groin areas are big with …

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Shin Splints

Shin Splints

Shin Splints What is Shin Splints? The term “Shin Splints” describes pain felt along the shinbone (Tibia). There are two types of Shin Splints known as Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome and Posterior Tibial Stress Syndrome. The shinbone has some muscles attached to it (tibialis anterior and tibialis posterior). But the actual bone of the shin has a protective sheath surrounding …

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Ankle Sprain

Ankle Sprains

Ankle Sprains What is Ankle Sprains An ankle sprain is a common soft tissue injury of the lower leg. It can occur in people of all ages. Due to swelling it can be painful to walk. Ankle sprains happens when one or more of the ankle ligaments are stretched or torn which usually happens when the foot rapidly twists or …

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