Below are just some of the many conditions that we treat.  If you suffer from any of the following or have symptoms of any of the follow, please schedule an appointment for further evaluation.

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Neck

  • Cervical Sprains or Strains - A sprain is defined as an injury to the region surround the spinal area usually involving the muscle and tendons.   
  • Intervertebral Disk Injuries Usually occurs as a result of traumatic injury.  Occurs when the soft gel like insides of the spinal disk protrude outside of the disk wall.  Symptoms include radiculopathy to more serious conditions.
  •  Cervical Spinal Stenosis a decreased size/ diameter of the spinal canal. 
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Shoulders

  • Should strain sprains - Injury to the muscles and tendon
  • Shoulder tendinitis - inflammation to the tendons in the region
  • Rotator cuff tears/injuries - With untreated or worsened tendon injuries or can happen as a result of direct trauma
  • ACJ pain - usually associated with OA but can result from over use injuries, direct trauma or maybe inflammation to the bursa.
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Hands/Wrist

  • Arthritis - arthritis is inflammation of one or more joints.
  • Wrist Sprains - injury to a ligament. Can occur due to trauma. Ligaments  can be stretched or torn, resulting in a sprain. 
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome - condition that causes pain, numbness, and tingling in the hands. Occurs when the median nerve is compressed as it travels through the wrist.
  • De Quervain's Tendinosis - Occurs when the tendons around the base of the thumb are inflamed or constricted. Causes pain and weakness when forming a fist, grasping or with normal ROM.
  • Trigger finger - an injury to the tendons.  Causes locking or catch with finger extension.
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome - occurs when the ulnar nerve is compressed. It causes numbness and tingling in the little finger and along the outside of the ring finger. 
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Lower Back

  • Muscle strain or spasm - Injury to the muscle along the paravertebral region. Causes localized pain.
  • Facet joint degeneration - narrowing joint spaces between the vertebrae in your spine or osteoarthritis of the facets.
  • Intervertebral disc herniation - Most often due to heavy lifting or trauma. May cause radiating pain to the legs (sciatica).
  • Spondylolisthesis - When one of the vertebrae slips forward and out of place.  May be asymptomatic or may cause radiating pain to the legs.
  • Spinal stenosis - a narrowing in the joint spaces which results in increased pressure on the nerve root.
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Knees

  • Arthritis - inflammation in the joint space of the knee.
  • ACL injury - tearing of the anterior cruciate ligament, one of four ligaments that connect your shinbone to your thighbone. 
  • Torn meniscus. Meninscus acts as a shock absorber  It can be torn if you suddenly twist your knee while bearing weight on it.
  • Knee bursitis -  inflammation in the the small sacs of fluid that absorbs shock on the outside of your knee joint.
  • Chondromalacia - the cartilage behind the patella deteriorates and softens. Usually causes pain with tightening of the quadriceps muscle. 
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Ankle/feet

  • Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle - Arthritis is inflammation of one or more of your joints.
  • Ankle Sprain-  refers to injury of the ligaments of the ankle. This usually occurs due to an inversion injury affecting the outer aspect of the ankle. 
  • Achilles Tendinitis - inflammation of a tendon along the back of the leg near the ankle.  The problem results from repetitive stress to the tendon.
  • Plantar Fasciitis - occurs when the band of tissue that supports the arch of your foot becomes injured or inflamed.
  • Tarsal tunnel syndrome - may be caused by an injury or natural contours of the foot.  Injury of shape of the foot can cause swelling or compression on the tibial nerve.

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