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Biceps Tendonitis Complete Injury Guide

Biceps Tendonitis Complete Injury Guide
Greenville SC's Biceps Tendonitis Complete Injury Guide in for Shoulder. Welcome to 's resource on biceps tendonitis.   Biceps tendonitis, also called bicipital tendonitis, is inflammation of the tendon that attaches the biceps muscle to the shoulder or forearm. The tendon most commonly irritated is the one that attaches the top of the biceps muscle to the shoulder, so it is this injury that we will discuss here. The most common cause of biceps tendonitis is overuse from ce...
Posted on 2018-12-04

Posture: Here's Why Momma Was Right

Posture: Here's Why Momma Was Right
Posture: Here's Why Momma Was Right   Welcome to ’s guide on the importance of posture. Most likely everyone remembers somebody telling them when they were younger to ‘sit up straight!’ or ‘stop slouching!’  What is the big deal with slouching when it feels comfortable and is easy to do? And if you aren’t suppose to slouch, what is the optimal position to sit or stand in? This article will discuss proper posturing and provide useful tips for ...
Posted on 2018-11-28

Knee Cartilage Injury Complete Guide

Knee Cartilage Injury Complete Guide
Greenville SC's Knee Cartilage Injury Complete Guide in for Knee.   Welcome to 's patient resource about Articular Cartilage Problems of the Knee. Articular cartilage problems in the knee joint are common. Injured areas, called lesions, often show up as tears or pot holes in the surface of the cartilage. If a tear goes all the way through the cartilage, surgeons call it a full-thickness lesion. When this happens, surgery is usually recommended. However, these operations are...
Posted on 2018-11-18

IT Band Complete Injury Guide

IT Band Complete Injury Guide
Greenville SC's IT Band Complete Injury Guide in for Knee. Welcome to 's patient resource about Iliotibial Band Syndrome. Iliotibial band (ITB) syndrome is an overuse problem that is often seen in bicyclists, runners, and long-distance walkers. It causes pain on the outside of the knee just above the joint. It rarely gets so bad that it requires surgery, but it can be very bothersome. The discomfort may keep athletes and other active people from participating in the activities they en...
Posted on 2018-11-08

Fibromyalgia Complete Injury Guide

Fibromyalgia Complete Injury Guide
Greenville SC's Fibromyalgia Complete Injury Guide in for Fibromyalgia. Welcome to 's patient resource about Fibromyalgia.  The following is an educational overview of Fibromyalgia and common treatment options. Fibro = fibrous tissues (ligaments that attach to bone and tendons that attach muscle to bone)myo = musclealgia = the Greek word for pain Fibromyalgia, though common, is a disease that's not well understood. It involves pain throughout the body, with especially tender ...
Posted on 2018-11-05

The Athlete's Knee Pain: Patellofemoral Injury Guide

The Athlete's Knee Pain: Patellofemoral Injury Guide
The Athlete's Knee Pain: Patellofemoral Injury Guide  in for the Knee.   Welcome to 's patient resource about Patellofemoral Problems. The patella, or kneecap, can be a source of knee pain when it fails to function properly. Alignment or overuse problems of the patella can lead to wear and tear of the cartilage behind the patella. This produces pain, weakness, and swelling of the knee joint. Several different problems can affect the patella and the groove it slides through ...
Posted on 2018-10-22

Hip Impingement Complete Injury Guide

Hip Impingement Complete Injury Guide
Greenville SC's Hip Impingement Complete Injury Guide in for Hip Issues. Welcome to 's resource about femoroacetabular impingement. Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) occurs in the hip joint. Impingement refers to some portion of the soft tissue around the hip socket getting pinched or compressed. Femoroacetabular tells us the impingement is occurring where the femur (thigh bone) meets the acetabulum (hip socket). There are two different types of impingement. They differ slightly d...
Posted on 2018-10-16

Knee Osteoarthritis Complete Injury Guide

Knee Osteoarthritis Complete Injury Guide
Greenville SC's Knee Osteoarthritis Complete Injury Guide in for Knee  Welcome to 's patient resource about Osteoarthritis of the Knee.   Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common problem for many people after middle age. OA is sometimes referred to as degenerative, or wear and tear, arthritis. OA commonly affects the knee joint. In fact, knee OA is the most common cause of disability in North America. In the past, people were led to believe that nothing could be done for their problem. ...
Posted on 2018-10-10

Tendonitis Complete Injury Guide

Tendonitis Complete Injury Guide
Greenville SC's Tendonitis Complete Injury Guide   Welcome to 's resource about Tendonitis. Chronic, or long-term, tendon problems are common. Tendon problems are especially common in people who play certain types of sports.  For instance, tendon problems account for almost 30 percent of all running injuries and 40 percent of all tennis injuries. We commonly use the term tendonitis, which means inflammation of the tendon, to refer to these chronic tendon problems. Health pro...
Posted on 2018-09-26

ACL Injury Complete Guide

ACL Injury Complete Guide
Greenville SC'c ACL Injury Complete Guide in for Knee. Welcome to 's patient resource about from Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries. The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is probably the most commonly injured ligament of the knee. In most cases, the ligament is injured by people participating in athletic activity. As sports have become an increasingly important part of day-to-day life over the past few decades, the number of ACL injuries has steadily increased. This injury has received ...
Posted on 2018-09-23

Neck Pinched Nerve Injury Complete Guide

Neck Pinched Nerve Injury Complete Guide
Neck pain has many causes. Mechanical neck pain comes from injury or inflammation in the soft tissues of the neck. This is much different and less concerning than symptoms that come from pressure on the nerve roots as they exit the spinal column. People sometimes refer to this problem as a pinched nerve. Health care providers in Greenville SC call it cervical radiculopathy.
Posted on 2018-09-18

Arthritis Complete Injury Guide

Arthritis Complete Injury Guide
Living with arthritis in Greenville SC? Arthritis doesn't have to kill your fun and if you work with us, we won't let it. Arthritis is one condition that can be incredibly debilitating to a sufferer of this disease.  Arthritis can cause pain, inflammation, stiffness, limitation of movement, and can keep you from fully enjoying your life.However, there is a light at the end of the tunnel!This section of our site is designed with you, the Arthritis sufferer in mind.  We want to be a res...
Posted on 2018-09-16

Rotator Cuff Injury Complete Guide

Rotator Cuff Injury Complete Guide
Welcome to Purposed Physical Therapy's guide on Rotator Cuff Tear Arthropathy in Greenville SC. The rotator cuff is a unique structure in the shoulder that is formed by four tendons. These four tendons attach to four muscles that help keep the shoulder stabilized in the shoulder socket and help rotate the upper arm inward and outward. If the rotator cuff is  severely torn and is not repaired, a type of arthritis of the shoulder may develop over time, which is termed rotator cuff arthro...
Posted on 2018-09-14

Meniscal Injuries Complete Guide

Meniscal Injuries Complete Guide
Welcome to Purposed Physical Therapy's patient resource about Meniscal Injuries in Greenville SC. The meniscus is a commonly injured structure in the knee. The injury can occur in any age group. In younger people, the meniscus is fairly tough and rubbery, and tears usually occur as a result of a forceful twisting injury. The meniscus grows weaker with age, and meniscal tears can occur in aging adults as the result of fairly minor injuries, even from the up-and-down motion of squatting.
Posted on 2018-09-12

Ankle Sprain Complete Injury Guide

Ankle Sprain Complete Injury Guide
An ankle sprain is a common injury in Greenville SC. It usually results when the ankle is twisted, or turned in. The term sprain signifies injury to the soft tissues, usually the ligaments, of the ankle. A sprain results in stretching or tearing of the ligaments. Minor sprains only stretch the ligament. A tear may be either a complete tear of all the strands of the ligament or a partial tear of only some of the strands. The ligament is weakened by the injury; how much it is weakened depends on t...
Posted on 2018-09-10

THE BIGGEST ISSUE HOLDING CROSSFIT & MARTIAL ARTS ATHLETES BACK

THE BIGGEST ISSUE HOLDING CROSSFIT & MARTIAL ARTS ATHLETES BACK
Dear Greenville SC CrossFit and Martial Arts athletes, you need to read this! What I have noticed with CrossFit & martial arts athletes are that they are very strong pound-for-pound, but they do a poor job of being able to properly engage their core and gluteal muscles. Guess what, the stronger these muscles are, then the faster & better you will lift, kick, punch, takedown, sprawl, leg ride, arm bar, and pretty much everything else in these sports. But wh...
Posted on 2018-08-25

A SIMPLE WAY TO AVOID RUNNING INJURIES

A SIMPLE WAY TO AVOID RUNNING INJURIES
Did you know that the annual injury rate for runners is as high as 66%?! Unfortunately, our bodies may not be as prepared as we think to get out and run. So how do top level athletes manage to avoid this statistic and stay in their sport? They do this by incorporating other non-running strengthening exercises into their routines.  If you live in Greenville SC and are thinking about getting back into running (or increasing your distance), then it’s time to start doing some...
Posted on 2018-08-20

WHY DO I GET HEEL PAIN?

WHY DO I GET HEEL PAIN?
For many individuals in Greenville SC, heel pain comes on suddenly. One day you are walking around the grocery store with no problem, and then suddenly walking is painful. Heel pain can limit your ability to perform the tasks you want: walking the dog, going to social events, or just moving around your house. So why does this spontaneous heel pain happen?   The first step in getting rid of your heel pain is identifying the cause. ‚ÄčHere are common...
Posted on 2018-08-16

HOW BAD IS MY HAMSTRING STRAIN?

HOW BAD IS MY HAMSTRING STRAIN?
If you are a recreational or competitive athlete in Greenville SC, then you may know a thing or two about hamstring injuries. You can't see them coming, and when you get hit with a hamstring strain, it's painful! Hamstring strains are one of the most common injuries I treat for the athletic population. As common as they occur, I think it's important for the athletic population to better recognize the extent of their hamstring strains. If you don’t know what a hamstring strains feel like...
Posted on 2018-08-12

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