Pain in any part of the body can make daily life a challenge. This even more so with pain in the knees. If you are a loved one suffers from knee pain, it’s important to take charge of your situation and get the medical help you need. Don’t ignore pain even if it’s only a dull or mild feeling. Visit an established medical center that specializes in diagnosis and treatment of joint/knee pain. Today, the most common condition associated with joint pain is knee pain its related issues. According to various surveys, about 21.1% of adults are affected by knee pain. In fact the possibility of knee pain cropping up, is more common after the after the late 30s and 40s. When basic movements like walking, sitting and standing becomes affected by knee pain, everyday life is severely impacted. Here are a few steps you can take to begin your process of recovery.
Because the early symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) don’t interfere too much with one’s ability to carry out regular tasks, they are commonly overlooked or ignored. As a result, many people do not believe it is worthwhile to schedule and attend a doctor’s visit to address the problem. Many people with CTS put off seeking help for months or even years until their symptoms become too triggering, limiting, and irritating to ignore. But what if there was a method to tell if those minor aches and pains were a sign of early CTS from the comfort of your own home?
The shoulder is made up of four joints: the glenohumeral, scapulothoracic, acromioclavicular, and sternoclavicular, which work together to move the upper arm. Because major muscles and related structures are anchored in the scapula, the shoulder blade, or scapula, is an important role in correct shoulder movement. When diagnosing a patient with shoulder pain, however, a problem with the scapula is simple to overlook.
Low back-related leg pain (LBRLP) is a prevalent ailment that sends patients to primary care clinics, including chiropractic offices. However, these situations are often complicated, and diagnosing the underlying reason can be difficult clinically. Let’s have a look at the current LBRLP treatment options. To begin, the patient’s doctor must evaluate whether the leg pain […]
Scientists who investigated the spine’s construction came to the conclusion that it was designed for walking. This may come as a surprise given how seldom we humans walk these days. Our lives have evolved over millennia, from days spent walking and hunting for food to a primarily sedentary existence. Many of us spend the majority […]
The current available research notes that 52% of all opioid prescriptions are for patients with low back pain, and over two million Americans suffer from opioid use disorder (OUD), with 47,000 dying from OUD in 2017. In light of the opioid epidemic, the high cost of diagnostic tests and invasive treatment, and the low level […]
The word “light” brings up familiar images. The common image of “light” is that of something we see. Yet, the “light” that we can see is only a small slice of a much larger range of waves that are known as the “electromagnetic” spectrum. The entire “electromagnetic” spectrum is considered to be “light.” Yet, vast […]
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most common peripheral neuropathy affecting approximately 3% of the general adult population. Individuals with jobs or hobbies that involve fast, repetitive movements and forceful gripping with little-to-no rest may be at increased risk for CTS, as are those with metabolic/hormonal conditions that can lead to increased swelling/pressure/inflammation in the […]
Knee osteoarthritis (KOA) is a very common condition that is a significant cause of disability in older adults, often resulting in knee replacement surgery. There are several contributing factors to KOA, and perhaps one of the most important issues is excessive force exerted on the knee joint by improper biomechanics of the foot and ankle. […]
According to a 2020 study, up to 1 in 5 new chiropractic patients list headaches as one of their chief reasons for seeking care. Let’s take a look at the features and characteristics that are often found in the chiropractic patient population… A survey that included input from 224 adult patients with headaches as their […]