Carpal tunnel syndrome

WHAT IS IT? Right over the wrist of the hand lies the transverse carpal ligament, which compares to a bracelet which makes its way around the wrist. The carpal tunnel is the narrow space located between the transverse ligament and

Quervain’s tendinitis

WHAT IS IT? A tendon is a fibrous tissue whose role is to connect muscle to a bone. Excessive straining of any muscle can over time cause a tendinitis, which is an inflammation of a muscle tendon. When repetitive movements
Disc herniation: an overview

Disc herniation: an overview

DIS HERNIATION : AN OVERVIEW WHAT IS IT? Between eachtwoconsecutive vertebraein the spineisan intervertebraldisc.The exterior of eachdisk issurroundedbya thick layer ofcartilage (annulus fibrosus), and its centercontains agelatinous nucleus comprised of about 80% of water (nucleus pulposus). The main role of

Plantar Fasciitis

WHAT IS IT? Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the plantar fascia, which is mainly manifested by pain at the sole of the foot, which is exacerbated with weight bearing on the foot, such as in standing or with walking.
Hamstring muscle strain

Hamstring muscle strain

WHAT IS IT? The hamstrings are a group of muscles at the back of the thigh which allow bending of the knee. This group consists of three muscles: the biceps femoris, the semitendinosus and the semimembranosus muscle.  A strained hamstringisa