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.
Learn what carpal tunnel syndrome is, what its symptoms are, and what some of its causes may be.
In this article, David explains what scar tissue is and why it forms.
Many people have heard the phrase piriformis syndrome and possibly also heard it lumped together with the term sciatica. But what is piriformis syndrome?
What does iliopsoas have to do with back pain? While there are many possible causes of back pain, iliopsoas issues are one contributing factor.