When it comes to pain, there are few coincidences, especially if you suffer from neck or back pain. If you do have orthopedic pain and you get frequent headaches, the latter may not be an isolated incident. In fact, your orthopedic condition may actually be causing your headaches. Here’s how. Cervicogenic Headaches A cervicogenic headache […]
Injuries happen every day; some more severe than others. But even a “simple fall” can result in serious injury. One of the most common but often more injuries you can sustain after a fall is to the shoulder. That’s because the shoulder is made up of a complex system of muscles, bones, and ligaments that […]
Knee pain is one of the worst types of pain in the human body because it not only causes suffering but also prevents you from being active.
A common misconception is that if you suffer from knee pain, you can’t exercise because you could make the condition worse. However, there are actually many types of exercise that are completely safe for people who suffer from knee pain.
Shin splints are an overuse problem that refers to pain along the shinbone (the tibia). Typically, people experience shin splints during or after exercising. The most common exercise that causes shin splints is running, although it can happen during almost any type of physical activity. How Do Shin Splints Happen? Shin splints happen when the […]
Most people know that your body is made up of bones and muscles. But how familiar are you with the important middleman between the two? Tendons are cords of fibrous tissue that help attach muscles to bones. The patellar tendon is a tendon that attaches the bottom of the kneecap to the shinbone (tibia). This […]