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What Is Inguinal Hernia? Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

What Is Inguinal Hernia? Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

Admin 27/02/2016 0
An inguinal hernia takes place when soft tissue, often a part of the membrane that lines the abdominal cavity or intestine, sticks out through a weak spot in the abdominal muscles. The protrusion or bulge that results causes severe pain to sufferers, especially while bending over, lifting a heavy object or even while coughing.However, the inguinal hernia is quite innocuous by itself. The only problem is that it doesn’t improve or go away on its own and may lead to some detrimental complications. Therefore, a doctor will most likely recommend fixing a hernia that’s increasing in size and becoming more painful, via a common surgical procedure. ...
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What Is Heel Spurs? Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

What Is Heel Spurs? Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

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Heel spurs are common causes of heel pain among individuals. A heel spur is a bony growth that is attached to your calcaneus or heel bone and grows into the arch of your foot. Causes Of Heel SpursHeel spurs are caused by plantar fasciitis, which is an injury that involves inflammation or tears in the plantar fascia.The plantar fascia is a thick fibrous connective tissue band that starts from the heel bone and extends along your sole and stretches to your toes. The fascia prevents the arch of your foot from over-flattening, thus acting as a shock absorber.When plantar fasciitis is left untreated or if healing is delayed, your body will begin t...
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Frozen Shoulder Injury: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

Frozen Shoulder Injury: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

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Frozen shoulder, also called adhesive capsulitis refers to a condition characterized by the pain and stiffness one may feel in the shoulder joint. Symptoms may take their time to kick in but they worsen over time and finally subside within anywhere around one to three years.Risk of frozen shoulder may increase if a person is recovering from a medical procedure or condition that may inhibit movement of your arm, such as a mastectomy or a stroke.Treatment for frozen shoulder typically includes conventional methods such as range of motion exercises and medical treatments such as corticosteroids and other medications. Surgery may be recommended i...
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What Is Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome? Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

What Is Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome? Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

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The tarsal tunnel is the canal that forms between a part of the ankle bone, at the bump on the inside of your ankle, also called the medial malleolus, and a band of ligaments across the foot called the flexor retinaculum.The tarsal tunnel has nerves, tendons and arteries inside that allow movement and flexibility of your foot. One nerve inside the tarsal tunnel is called the tibial nerve, which gives the sensation you get at the bottom of your foot. However, when this nerve is compressed or pinched, you may suffer from a condition called tarsal tunnel syndrome, also known as posterior tibial neuralgia. Causes Of Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome Common ...
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What Is Peroneal Tenonditis? Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

What Is Peroneal Tenonditis? Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

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A tendon is a thick fibrous band of tissue that connects a muscle to a bone. There are two tendons or peroneal tendons that run side by side in your foot, behind the outer ankle bone. These tendons are called peroneus brevis and peroneus longus.While one peroneal tendon attributes to the outer part of your midfoot, the other runs under your foot and attaches in close proximity to the inside of your arch. Your peroneal tendons are really important – they stabilize the ankle and foot and ensure your foot is safe from sprains and injuries.One type of a peroneal tendon injury is peroneal tendonitis, which is the irritation and inflammation of one...
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Quadriceps Strain: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

Quadriceps Strain: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

Admin 16/05/2015 0
Quadriceps strain involves the tearing of the quadriceps muscles (also known as quads) located at the front of your thighs. The injury commonly occurs during running or kicking sports and can cause pain in the outer thigh area.The quads are the large muscle group at the front of the thigh, which comprise of the rectus femoris, vastus medialis, vastus lateralis and vastus intermedius. These muscles originate from the pelvis and femur and insert into the shin bone (tibia) in the lower leg.Your quads play a role in straightening and controlling the knee. They are especially active during kicking, jumping, sprinting, hopping and other similar act...
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Wrist Hyperextension Injury: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

Wrist Hyperextension Injury: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

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A wrist hyperextension injury is a wrist sprain that typically occurs when a person falls on an outstretched hand. The most common ligament of the wrist to be injured is the scapho-lunate ligament. This injury can occur from every day activities, but it is common in outdoor recreation and sports activities.The scapho-lunate ligament lies between two small wrist bones, namely the scaphoid bone and the lunate bone. The TFCC or the triangular fibrocartilage complex is a commonly affected ligament of the wrist too. Even though there is a likelihood of other ligaments of the wrist being injured, such instances are far less common.As with every spr...
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