You may be wondering why your knee buckles when you go up and down the stairs. Do you feel like your knee is unstable and that it may slip out with sudden movements? You may be experiencing knee instability. Common Knee Injuries that Contribute To Knee Instability Meniscus Tear: a meniscus tear occurs in the
Category: Sports Injuries
Medial epicondylitis (commonly known as golfer’s elbow or thrower’s elbow) is a condition that develops when the tendons on the inside of the forearm become irritated, inflamed, and painful due to repetitive use of the hand, wrist, forearm and elbow. Golfer’s elbow is a form of tendinitis that affects the inner part of the elbow.
Our core muscles are made up of a number of muscle groups: the abdominal, pelvic, lower back, and hip muscles. These muscle groups are divided into two types: stabilization muscles that help us maintain good posture and support our body, and mobilization muscles that function to move our body. Weak core muscles contribute to poor
Overview One out of 10 people in the United States experience persistent pain along the bottom of their foot. This is a condition known as plantar fasciitis. People with plantar fasciitis may experience stabbing heel pain that is worst in the morning and gradually improves throughout the day.What is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is the
Tendons are tough, flexible bands of tissue that connect muscles to bones. Tendons are a rope like cord that anchors your muscles to your bone. Tendonitis is irritation or inflammation of a tendon. Tendonitis can occur in any of your tendons but most commonly affects shoulders, elbows, wrists, knees, and heels. This is typically caused
Most people will get back pain at some point in their lives. It may come from a sports related injury or accident. However, often times upper and lower back pain develops during daily life. Repetitive activities such as sitting at a computer or carrying weighted objects may create muscle tension and tightness. Over a long
A common question that physical therapists hear a lot is, “should I be concerned if my knees are clicking and popping when I move it?”. Clicking knees often leads to anxiety which can limit your ability to enjoy certain physical activities. Noise in the knee joint can come from several different reasons. Natural Noises of
What is a Migun deep thermal massage table? The Migun Thermal Massage table combines therapeutic effects of acupressure, far infrared heat, and massage therapy to provide you with pain relief, relaxation, and health. Dozens of heated jade balls roll along the spine providing a warm relaxing massage to the muscles on your back and legs.
What is your rotator cuff? The muscles of the rotator cuff function together to stabilize the humerus inside the shoulder blade socket during any arm movement. The rotator cuff consists of 4 muscles that are responsible for rotation and movement of your shoulder joint and arm. Muscles that make up the Rotator Cuff Each muscle,