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The initial treatment of bicipital tendinitis is conservative using the traditional methods of rest, ice, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. As symptoms improve, range of motion exercises and strengthening can be added. The actual treatment is frequently directed more toward the treatment of underlying rotator cuff pathology. Subacromial injections or bicipital sheath injections may also be […]

ACHILLES TENDINITIS (HEEL CORD PAIN)

WHAT IS ACHILLES TENDINITIS?

Achilles tendinitis is a syndrome of irritation of the Achilles tendon in the ankle. The Achilles tendon is the large tendon in the back of the ankle that inserts into the heel bone.

When individuals overuse their Achilles tendon it becomes irritated and inflamed. This inflammation can cause pain and swelling. […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

WHAT IS CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME?

Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the median nerve which runs from the forearm into the hand becomes pressed or squeezed at the wrist. This results in pain, weakness, or numbness in the hand and wrist, radiating up the arm.

HOW IS CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME DIAGNOSED?

A physical examination help determine […]

Distal Ulnar Neuritis (Guyon’s Canal Syndrome)

The ulnar nerve can be subjected to pressure where it crosses the wrist on the inner aspect of the hand. The pressure is caused by friction or impingement of the local tissues against the nerve causing mechanical irritation, as can happen during cycling. The symptoms of ulnar neuritis are pain and numbness in the little […]

Achilles Tendinitis (Heel Cord Pain)

WHAT IS ACHILLES TENDINITIS?

Achilles tendinitis is a syndrome of irritation of the Achilles tendon in the ankle. The Achilles tendon is the large tendon in the back of the ankle that inserts into the heel bone. When individuals overuse their Achilles tendon it becomes irritated and inflamed. This inflammation can cause pain and swelling. […]