Extremities (Arms, Hands, Feet, Legs)

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Extremities - Arms, Hands, Feet & Legs

The Extremities are a Limb or Appendage to the Body

For our presentation purposes, we will define the lower extremities to include parts of the body from hips to toes, including; hips, knees and ankle joints and bones from the thigh, leg and foot.

The upper extremities will include the arms, wrists and hands. Parts of the shoulder may also be included as part of our web site categorization.

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Epicondylitis | Tennis Elbow or Golfer’s Elbow

Epicondylitis is a type of tendinitis, or inflammation of the tendons, affecting the elbow causing pain in the elbow and forearm. There are two types of epicondylitis: Tennis elbow affects the tendons on the outer side (lateral epicondylitis), where golfer’s elbow (medial epicondylitis) affects tendons on the inner side of the elbow. Both are very [...]

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Definition of Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome Patellofemoral pain syndrome is a medical term used to describe pain in the front of the knee around the kneecap, also known as the patella. It has been described as “runner’s knee” and is common in those who bike, hike and sit for long periods during the day. It is [...]

2020-04-03T14:11:48+00:00Categories: Extremities (Arms, Hands, Feet, Legs)|Tags: , |

Post-Stroke Shoulder Pain (PSSP)

Shoulder Pain Associated with a Stroke Related Article Video | Chronic Nerve Pain – Bioness StimRouter Pain Blocker A stroke - or in medical terms, CerebroVascular Accident (CVA) - can be catastrophic. If a person survives the stroke, they may be left with significant functional limitations including paralysis, inability to speak or understand(aphasia), spasticity, visual-spatial [...]

2019-11-29T22:12:01+00:00Categories: Extremities (Arms, Hands, Feet, Legs)|Tags: , |

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) – Symptoms, Diagnosis & Therapy

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a condition that can result in numbness, tingling and other painful sensations in the hand and arm. A pinched nerve in the wrist, specifically the median nerve, causes these symptoms. The carpal tunnel is located in the palmar side of the wrist and contains a number of structures [...]

2019-11-29T22:08:21+00:00Categories: Extremities (Arms, Hands, Feet, Legs)|Tags: , , , |

Bursitis Pain, Diagnosis & Treatment – Shoulder (Subacromial)

A bursa is a fluid filled sac that reduces friction in joint spaces. There are several bursa in the shoulder joint, including the subacromial bursa. When the subacromial bursa becomes inflamed it is termed subacromial bursitis. Subacromial bursitis is commonly associated with shoulder impingement syndrome, when the tendon of the shoulder is impinged or compressed [...]

2020-06-20T17:32:24+00:00Categories: Extremities (Arms, Hands, Feet, Legs)|Tags: , , |

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