The condition known as bursitis occurs when the fluid-filled sacs, or bursae, located between a tendon and skin or between a tendon and bone, become inflamed. It can cause pain and tenderness in the area, and it can make movement very difficult....Read More
The most common causes of low back pain are strains and sprains of the lumbar muscles, but what is the difference between a strain and a sprain?
A strain occurs when the muscle fibers are abnormally stretched or torn; whereas, a sprain...Read More
A herniated disc is the rupture of a spinal disc, which is the soft cushion that sits between each vertebrae of the spine. When the disc ruptures, a small part of the spinal disc is pushed outside its normal boundary, and the spinal nerves and...Read More
Ice packs and heating pads are among the most commonly used treatments in orthopedics. So which one is the right one to use for your injury, ice or heat? And how long should the ice or heat treatments last? Read on for information about treatment...Read More
‘Tis the season to start decorating your homes for the holidays! Did you know that ladder-related injuries are on the rise this time of year? The following information can help you avoid ladder injuries this season.