Postural dysfunction is defined as unnatural position the spine that may result in muscle or joint pain. This prolonged poor positioning of the spine may lead to surgical intervention.
A sprained ankle is an injury that occurs when you roll, twist or turn your ankle in an awkward way. This can stretch or tear the tough bands of tissue (ligaments) that help hold your ankle bones together. Ligaments help stabilize joints, preventing excessive movement.
A wrist sprain is when the strong supportive ligaments are overly stretch beyond their limits resulting in tears in the joint. Symptoms include swelling and pain with all cardinal movements.
Cervicalgia can be defined as pain in the cervical spine (neck).
Cervicalgia can be a result of traumatic and or none traumatic episodes.
Lumbago is a general term or phrase used to describe pain in the lower back. It affects millions of Americans per year and can be caused by abnormalities in the spine, joints, muscles, or nerves of the lower back.
Sacroiliitis is a painful condition where either one or both of the sacroiliac joints become inflamed. The sacroiliac joints are found where the spine meets the pelvis. Often misdiagnosed as lower back pain, sacroiliitis is related to diseases that cause inflammatory arthritis in the spine.
Meniscus tears is when the dense fibrocartilage is torn from a high torsional impact of the knee during high intensity activities. Meniscus tears are among the most common knee injuries. Athletes, particularly those who play contact sports, are at risk for meniscus tears. However, anyone at any age can tear a meniscus. When people talk about torn cartilage in the knee, they are usually referring to a torn meniscus.
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears
An ACL injury is a tear or sprain of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). The ACL is one of the major ligaments in your knee that provides stability while in dynamic motion. ACL injuries most commonly occur during sports that involve sudden stops or changes in direction, jumping and landing. Sports such as soccer, basketball, football and downhill skiing are just a few examples.
Lateral Collateral and Medial Collateral Ligament Sprains
Lateral and Medial Collateral Ligaments sprains is when force is subjected to the knee and is twisting or overly stretching during dynamic movement. Athletes who participate in direct contact sports like football or soccer are more likely to injure their collateral ligaments.