Tendinitis is a condition that results from an irritated tendon. A tendon is a thick band of flexible tissue that attaches muscle to bone. Tendons are found in the shoulders, elbows, biceps, hands, wrists, knees, calves, and ankles. When stretched or torn, tendons become inflamed (known as [Read More]
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Benefits of Visiting an Orthopedic Clinic
The medical field has different branches, one of which is orthopedics. There are many reasons for you to visit an orthopedic clinic. You do not have to be an athlete or a patient with a degenerative bone disease to do so. Read on to discover the benefits of visiting an orthopedic clinic. What Do [Read More]
How Do I Know if My Muscle Pain Requires a Doctor Visit?
A health condition or injury affecting a muscle can be very painful – and it is often only temporary and will get better with rest and self-care at home. However, if you do not notice any improvement within a week or two, it may be necessary to see an orthopedic doctor for further investigation in [Read More]
What is Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) and how is it treated?
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a condition that causes symptoms such as severe burning pain usually in one side of the body, particularly the hand, arm, leg, and foot. A person with CRPS most likely has extremely sensitive nerves that overreact when touched. The pain that patients with [Read More]