Bones are dynamic, adaptable connective tissue. When a bone breaks (fractures), it goes through a multi-stage process to heal.
Exactly what causes shin splints or medial shin bone pain is uncertain. Overtraining and muscular imbalances are likely contributors to it.
Rotator cuff issues are a common cause of shoulder pain. They can result from overuse, acute trauma, muscle imbalance, and other reasons.
All layers of the spinal muscles are directly affected in a scoliosis pattern. However, the whole body is indirectly affected by spinal curves.
Valgus and varus knee positions describe the way the tibia meets the femur at the knee joint. They refer to a pattern where the knee is positioned either medial or lateral of the ideal. In this position, the knee is more vulnerable to some types of strain on tissues surrounding it, which may cause pain as well as reduced function.
Plantar fasciitis, a common source of heel pain, has many different causes. Although it’s a painful condition, it usually heals without invasive treatments.
Learn how your smartphone can impact your posture and what you can do to avoid the associated head and neck pain.
David explains the symptoms of iliotibial band syndrome. He shares what researchers know about its causes and management.
David explains what golfer’s elbow and tennis elbow are and why they might occur in certain activities.
David explains the difference between the movement of hyperextension and the condition of hyperextension. Learn when to be concerned.
David explains why posture typical of sitting at the computer can cause neck and shoulder pain. He explains why the upper trapezius muscle is often involved.
Learn what herniated, bulging, and ruptured discs are. Learn what their symptoms are and what some of the causes may be.