Pain in the front of the knee is a very common problem. This anterior knee pain may also be referred to as patellofemoral pain syndrome, runner’s knee, jumper’s knee, or patellar tendinitis. This pain is usually a dull ache, which is worse with running, jumping, squatting, getting up from
Arm or Leg Pain
It’s beginning to warm up outside, which for most people means an increase in wearing flip-flops and running or walking outside. These changes in footwear and activity can often mean an increase in the number of patients with foot pain, most commonly foot pain caused by plantar fasciitis.
More often than not, when a patient is given the news that they are suffering from bursitis in the hip, they respond with something like, “Bursitis? I thought that was for “old folks!” The truth be known, bursitis happens to people of all ages. When hip pain presents, there is a large list of possible causes, […]
Back pain has many different causes, from spine fractures to kidney infections, but most back pain is mechanical. The mechanical workings of the spine and surrounding support structure have failed to protect itself with normal use, causing the joints to become swollen and inflamed. Mechanical pain syndromes are usually caused by a functional movement disorder. […]
Did you know that 50 to 75 percent of patients who see a chiropractor come for relief from back pain. And a substantial number of those patients have sciatica – the popular term for pain radiating into the back of the leg and commonly associated with a nerve root irritation in the lower back. According […]
Although bursitis is often referred to as “housemaid’s knee,” ” a game arm,” or “a working man’s disorder,” it can strike anyone any time. Bursitis is the inflammation or irritation of the bursa. The bursa is a sac filled with lubricating fluid, located between tissues such as bone, muscle, tendons, and skin, that decreases rubbing, […]