A stress fracture is a small, thin break in a bone which occurs due to repetitive activities which the bone has not been able to adapt to. Stress fractures are most often seen in the weight bearing bones of the lower extremity, especially the metatarsals, calcaneus (heel bone), tibia, and fibula. Stress fractures can occurContinue Reading »
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Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most common nerve entrapment diagnosis of the upper extremity. The condition is caused by compression of the median nerve as it travels through the palm side of the wrist. The most common complaint associated with carpal tunnel syndrome is numbness and tingling of the first three and a halfContinue Reading »
Spine surgeries are almost never the first option for a person with lower back pain or radicular pain (i.e. sciatica), but when conservative treatment with PT, injections, and other treatments have failed, it may be time to discuss surgical options with your doctor. A common lumbar surgery which is less invasive than a fusion orContinue Reading »
ACL Reconstruction: Phase 1 (early strengthening)After your first 1-2 weeks of surgery, your knee should start to feel more comfortable and you should be able to tolerate more exercise in physical therapy. During this phase you will continue to protect your recent ACL graft in PT by gradually progressing your knee flexion (bending) range ofContinue Reading »
We go to work hoping our days spent at the office will challenge us professionally, but in reality, living the 9-to-5 desk jockey life can be demanding on the health and wellness front, too. You can blame your desk job all you want. The real blame is how LONG you’re sitting for. The issue isContinue Reading »