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No, it's not normal for your ankle to squeak, creek and hurt months or years after an injury or a surgery. It's also not normal to suffer frequent ankle sprains. That's telling you that the surrounding musculature needs strengthening and stabilization. The 3 planes of motion techniques of functional fitness will correct this weakness quickly
A type of arthritis that affects the spine and manifests as pain and stiffness running from the neck down to the lower back. Stop just living with this as if you have no choice. It doesn't get better on its own, and it doesn't disappear with medication either. Let us show you, first, exactly how to alleviate your pain and, over a bit of time, correct the problem entirely.
A condition that is tricky to treat because it sparks other issues such as inflammation, muscle strains, and elbow pain. BT is a shoulder issue, often developing in people who perform repetitive, overhead movements. It's not something to ignore. Come see us. We promise you'll happily high five us with no pain.
A network of nerves that sends signals from your spine to your shoulder, arm and hand. Injuries occur when one or more of these nerves are stretched, compressed, or have come away from the spinal cord. MFP's medical exercises can help you recover from a moderate to median injury. Severe cases may require surgery, after which we'll help you recover and regain full-range movement quickly.
characterized by numbness, tingling, and weakness in your hand due to compression on the median nerve in your wrist. In most patients, carpal tunnel syndrome gets worse over time, so don't ignore it!
A relatively common problem where the tendons, ligaments and/or muscles in the neck are strained, causing severe pain and distress. This injury tends to re-occur often unless you adhere to a proper stretching and exercise regimen.
Aside from surgery for very severe cases, the only method to recovery is physical therapy and exercise. A cervical disc herniation is when a disc in the neck becomes misaligned and moves out of place.
A fracture of the radius bone in your forearm, near the wrist. Complications from this type of fracture stem from the fact that often the surrounding ligaments and tendons are also affected. It typically takes 6 weeks post surgery to begin on a long-term rehabilitation exercise program. Call us to get the ball rolling.
This condition is characterized by stiffness and pain in your shoulder joint. Treatment for involves range-of-motion exercises and massage therapy.
This is a ligament issue, where the ligament that runs down the outside of the thigh from the hip down to the shin, is tight, inflamed, or over-extended. The IT band attaches to the knee and helps stabilize and move the joint. When the IT band isn’t working properly, movement of the knee becomes painful.
This is where the tendons of the rotator cuff muscles become irritated and inflamed which can result in pain, weakness and loss of movement at the shoulder.
Often occurring as a sports injury, this is the ligament on the outer side of the knee, linking the thigh bone and the shin bone. The LCL is responsible for stabilizing the outer part of the knee joint, and a sprain can result from activities that involve sudden twisting, impact, or overextension of the knee. This injury can cause pain, swelling, and instability in the knee, making it challenging to move or bear weight on the affected leg.
Otherwise known as "tennis elbow". Despite it's name, this condition is not only seen in tennis players but also from other recreational activities that involve repetitive motions on the muscles around the elbow.
Symptoms of a lumbar herniated disc vary widely —from moderate to severe pain in the back and buttocks to possible sciatica, foot pain, numbness or weakness. Often the root cause is a slipped or ruptured disc in the lower back.
A cousin of "tennis elbow", Medial Epicondylitis is often referred to as "golfer's elbow". Both the tendons and muscles around the elbow can be affected, with some degree degeneration of the tendons in the elbow often found. This medical condition can be persistent but research has shown that targeted exercise can work wonders.
Sometimes called degenerative joint disease or “wear and tear” arthritis, osteoarthritis is the most common chronic condition of the joints and is seen in millions of people worldwide. It occurs when the protective cartilage on the ends of your bones wears down over time
Also known as "runner's knee", this is a condition characterized by knee pain ranging from severe to mild. Typical symptoms include pain behind or around the patella that is exacerbated by running and activities that involve knee flexion.
It is a neuromuscular disorder which is related to the sciatic nerve and causes pain in the buttock and down the leg due to the sciatic nerve being impinged by a tight muscle.
A ligament issue located in the arch of your foot where repeated strain causes tiny tears in the ligament, leading to pain and swelling. This condition often causes sharp, stabbing pain, typically felt near the heel, especially during the first steps in the morning or after periods of rest.
Spinal cord injuries vary vastly. Generally speaking, it is damage to the spinal cord that causes misalignment & changes in its functioning. Sometimes the damage can be repaired, in other instances it is permanent. Either way, it requires sustained and targeted exerciseprotocols.
This is a medical condition characterized by the narrowing of the spinal column which leads to compression on the spinal cord. If you've been diagnosed with spinal stenosis, one of the most effective ways to relieve the pain immediately is with massage therapy. Posture alignment exercises are a key component to correcting the problem.
Some of the most common symptoms are persistent lower back pain, stiffness in your back and legs,thigh pain, tight hamstring and buttock muscles.
This is a cluster of disorders whose root cause is the compression of blood vessels or nerves between your collarbone and your upper rib. This will cause pain in your shoulders and neck and numbness in your fingers.
Painful inflammation of the outer side of the hip. As symptoms progress, pain may radiate down the outside of the thigh, groin and low back. A person with hip bursitis may find it painful to walk, climb up stairs, lie down on the side of the affected hip, or get out of a chair, especially after sitting for a long time.