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October 12th, 2020

Ulnar Nerve Entrapment

Ulnar nerve entrapment causes numbness and tingling from the elbow to the ring and pinky fingers. It’s also known as Bicycler’s neuropathy or handlebar palsy, Guyon’s canal syndrome, Tardy ulnar palsy, or Cubital tunnel syndrome. The ulnar nerve is also known as the “funny bone,” and the tingling sensation is the same that’s felt when you Read More…

October 12th, 2020

Trigger Finger: Symptoms and Treatment

Trigger finger, or stenosing tenosynovitis, is an injury in which a finger becomes painfully locked in a crooked position. This condition is common among rock climbers and individuals who perform a lot of manual labor. Anatomy of the finger The bones of the finger are attached to the forearm muscles with flexor tendons. Each flexor Read More…

October 6th, 2020

Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome

Chronic exertional compartment syndrome is one of the most common causes of pain, numbness, and foot drop, most often seen in runners. People feel pain or aching in a specific area, known as the compartment, in their leg. The repetitive impact from running activity is what causes this condition. People will often feel pain as Read More…

September 29th, 2020

Diagnosing Hip Arthritis with Ultrasound: Video

Hip arthritis is one of the most common causes of groin pain in patients. To diagnose it, we can use ultrasound. Ultrasound looks deep into the hip joint during diagnosis as well as during treatment. When physical therapy fails to improve pain, regenerative medicine may be an option. Injection options include platelet-rich plasma (PRP), adipose Read More…

September 21st, 2020

TENEX Procedure for Tendon Injuries: Video

The Tenex procedure is a non-surgical option that effectively treats persistent tendon injuries. This procedure is also known as percutaneous needle tenotomy (PCNT). What is Tenex technology? Tenex is an effective, high-tech therapy that treats pain and injuries in tendons. It joins other effective regenerative medicine treatments, such as stem cell therapy and platelet rich Read More…

September 21st, 2020

Tennis Elbow Diagnosis and Treatment Options: Video

Tennis elbow is one of the most common causes of elbow pain. The condition is also sometimes referred to as lateral epicondylitis. Tennis players and golfers both experience this pain. The pain is felt on the outside of the elbow. What causes tennis elbow? Overuse of the tendons on the arm bone causes the pain Read More…