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Shoulder Bursitis Explained

Are you feeling an intense pain in your shoulder that gets worse when you move? You might be suffering from shoulder bursitis.  Shoulder bursitis (also known as impingement syndrome, or subacromial bursitis) occurs when the bursa on your shoulder becomes irritated or inflamed. It’s often characterized by pain, stiffness, swelling, redness, and loss of movement … Read more

Bad Habits That Can Cause Back Pain

According to a report from the Global Burden of Disease, approximately 7.5% of the entire global population—a staggering 577.0 million people—suffer from lower back pain. Back pain is undoubtedly a widespread condition that most people will experience at some point in their lives.  But did you know that back pain is also an easily preventable … Read more

What is Sciatica?

If you’ve been feeling a shooting pain going down your leg — or even a dull throb, you could be suffering from sciatica. It may also have become uncomfortable sitting, standing, maybe even walking. Over-the-counter pain relievers often offer little-to-no relief for the pain and discomfort.  But what exactly is sciatica, and what can you … Read more

What is Shoulder Joint Replacement?

If you’re suffering from shoulder pain, you may have been told you need surgery to replace it. Hearing one needs surgery can be terrifying for many — and we understand that this might be the case for you.  Shoulder joint replacement surgery is a safe and effective procedure to relieve pain and help you resume … Read more

When Should I See an Orthopedic Doctor?

If you’re working with heavy objects or typing for hours on end, your muscles might be telling you something. Listen up! If the warning signs keep getting worse and can affect how well they (and you) work, then it’s time for an appointment with a doctor who specializes in orthopedics. You may be wondering whether … Read more

What is Unicondylar (Unicompartmental) Knee Replacement?

Unicompartmental knee replacement (UKR) is a procedure that has gained popularity over the past few years, used to treat patients with arthritis confined to one compartment of their knee. This means that the entire knee may not be affected, only one small area which is treated locally with reduced impact on the surrounding tissues and … Read more

Things to Know About MCL Injury

If you or someone close to you is particularly active or involved with sports, you’re probably all too aware of how easy it is to injure oneself in a variety of ways during any kind of strenuous physical activity. Hopefully, the situation never arises, but if it does, you’ll want to be as informed as … Read more

What Is Trochanteric Bursitis?

What Is Trochanteric Bursitis?

Do you suffer from hip pain, and you are not sure what is causing it? Maybe you have a pressure point on your hip and you can’t quite explain the reason?  Pain in the hip can be difficult to diagnose, as there are a number of reasons why it may occur. Trochanteric bursitis is one … Read more

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Things to Know About Lower Back Pain

Things to Know About Lower Back Pain

The lumbar section of the human spine has numerous vital functions. These functions include movement (e.g., bending, extending, rotating at the waist), structural support, and protecting the soft tissues found within the nervous system and its nearby organs. Additionally, the lumbar spine must support the weight of the upper body. When there is an injury … Read more