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ACL and ACL injury

What is ACL injury? The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a band of tough, fibrous tissue that connects the thigh bone (femur) to the shin bone...

Achilles tendon and tendonitis

What is Achilles tendonitis? The Achilles tendon is a long tendon in the back of the leg that connects the calf muscle to the heel. Achilles...

Back and neck pain

Most people have back and neck pain from time to time. Some people have ongoing pain that gets in the way of their everyday activities. Either way,...

Finger, hand and wrist injuries

At one time or another, everyone has had a minor injury to a finger, hand or wrist that caused pain or swelling. Most of the time our body...

Plantar fasciitis

What is plantar fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is a common condition marked by pain at the heel and/or along the arch of the foot. Pain often feels...

Anterior knee pain

What is anterior knee pain? Anterior knee pain (also called patellofemoral syndrome or runner’s knee) occurs on the front of the knee or...

Shoulder injuries

Minor shoulder problems, such as sore muscles and aches and pains, are common. Shoulder problems develop from everyday wear and tear, overuse, or...

Sprains

Sprains are injuries to the tough ropelike fibers (ligaments) that connect bone to bone. If you have a severe sprain, your symptoms may not be much...

Strains

Most muscle strains (pulled muscles) are caused by overstretching muscles. Strains may be minor or severe, such as a torn muscle or tendon.

Tendinitis

Tendinopathy describes two conditions that are likely to occur together: tendon inflammation, known as tendinitis, and tiny tears in the connective...

Tennis elbow

Tennis elbow is a condition in which tendon damage causes pain or soreness around the outside part of the elbow known as the lateral epicondyle....

Toe, foot and ankle injuries

At one time or another, everyone has had a minor toe, foot, or ankle injury that caused pain or swelling. Most of the time our body movements do...

Trigger finger

Trigger finger and trigger thumb are conditions in which a person finds it difficult to bend or straighten the finger or thumb. It can feel as if...