Shoulder pain is an extremely common complaint. After all, no joint moves more in your body than your shoulder. As it lifts, twists, and carries, it is prone to dislocation and injury. A number of different issues can cause pain in your shoulder; here are some of the most common culprits behind this pain: Shoulder […]
Botox injections, long used to smooth away wrinkles, might also soothe chronic neck and shoulder muscle pain, new research suggests.This type of persistent pain “is a common disorder that potentially may cause functional impairment in our patients,” explained one expert not connected to the study, Dr. Robert Duarte. “In addition, neck pain may provoke headaches,” […]
Skiing can be a fun winter sport, and like all sports, presents risks of injuries and pain from skiing mishaps. The most common ski injuries are: Knee Sprains The most common skiing injury of all times, knee sprains happen when a ligament around the knee joint is injured by tearing or stretching too far. […]
Ankle injuries are often thought of as sports injuries. But you don’t have to be an athlete or even a “weekend warrior” to turn your ankle and hurt it. Something as simple as walking on an uneven surface can cause a painful, debilitating sprain. Ankle injuries can happen to anyone at any age. Every day […]
Shoulder pain is an extremely common complaint, and there are many common causes of this problem. It is important to make an accurate diagnosis of the cause of your symptoms so that appropriate treatment can be directed at the cause. If you have shoulder pain, some common causes include: Bursitis | Rotator Cuff Tendonitis The […]
Shoulder and upper extremity injuries are very common. Many of them result from years of cumulative injuries punctuated by a trauma such as a motor vehicle accident, falls, or sports injuries. These injuries cost consumers, their employers and insurance companies billions of dollars a year in treatment and productivity losses.