Rotator cuff issues are a common cause of shoulder pain. They can result from overuse, acute trauma, muscle imbalance, and other reasons.
The ankle joint is a complicated structure of multiple bones, muscles, and ligaments that allow for the necessary mobility and stability of movement.
Functional movement refers to whole-body movements we do in daily life. That might include movements like squatting, lunging, and reaching.
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.
Tibialis anterior and fibularis longus are key muscles of the lower leg that are important for standing, walking, running and jumping.