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.
At our physical therapy clinic, our experienced team members work with older adults, men, women, and children who are facing a variety of acute and chronic health problems. But it’s not just pain that we can help with! Every one of our physical therapists has received advanced training in anatomy, human movement, and more. This
Cervical radiculopathy is often referred to as a pinched nerve in the neck. It is characterized by radiating pain from the neck to the shoulder, shoulder blade, arm, or hand. The condition affects an average of 85 out of 100,000 people—most often individuals in their 50s. Athletes, heavy laborers, and workers who use vibrating machinery
What is Piriformis Syndrome? Your piriformis muscle runs from your lower spine to the top of your thigh bone. Piriformis syndrome occurs when this muscle presses on your sciatic nerve (the nerve that goes from your spinal cord to your buttocks and down the back of each leg). This can cause pain and numbness in
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
Did you know that the sartorius is the longest muscle in the body? The sartorius muscle acts synergistically in conjunction with the other muscles of the hip, thigh, and knee. Together with the quadriceps femoris, the sartorius muscle is one of the muscles in the front of the thigh. The sartorius muscle flexes, abducts and
Did you know? Each year, about 86,000 fall injuries involve dogs and cats. Women are 2xs more likely to be injured than men. The highest fracture rates are among adults aged 75 and older. Our furry companions can be loyal friends and provide us unconditional love, but pets, their toys, and food bowls can also
When you have chronic back pain, it can feel like every aspect of your life gets interrupted. Pain at work can lead to decreased productivity, sick days, and increased stress. Pain at home can prevent you from being able to care for yourself and your loved ones. Chronic back pain can even make it difficult