Of all the knee injuries, Runner’s knee, also known as Patella Femoral Syndrome or Anterior Knee Pain, is the pain under and around the kneecap. It is caused by a problem with the way the kneecap moves which places extra stress on the cartilage resulting in friction on the back of the knee. There are a number of causes which increase the forces and friction going through the kneecap that results to runner’s knee. Muscle tightness, muscle weakness, foot position, Q angle and also anatomy are some of the reasons why the patella stops from moving
In lateral canal stenosis as there is involvement of the nerve it results in severe radiculopathy, with muscle weakness, pain and immobility. This results from a series of changes in the components of the central and lateral canal such as ligamentum flavum inflammation, bony spurs, epidural fat deposition and facetal hypertrophy.(1) Management of spinal stenosis includes conservative or surgical treatment. Conservative approach comprises of rest, analgesics, anti inflammatory medications, physical exercises, and weight loss. Surgery is done in patients who have severe pain, disability, neuropathy or malignancy.
Presentation and Examination: Palpation and engaging the rotator cuff muscles helps isolate and identify which muscles are injured. The patient presents increased pain with lateral rotation of the shoulder. Both the infraspinatus and teres minor both are suspect to be the cause of pain since they both laterally rotate and adduct the shoulder and insert at the greater head of the tubercle. With the
Sometimes the pain that may spread to the lower back and the legs. • Tenderness, weakness, or stiffness in the buttocks. • Pain that gets worse during physical activity. • Bruising. DIAGNOSIS This condition is diagnosed based on your symptoms, a physical examination, and your medical history.
This article is about Athletic pubalgia or sports hernia that mainly occurs in athletes; nevertheless it can affect non-athletes as well. Sports hernia is a syndrome of chronic lower abdomen and groin pain. It is defined as weakness or tearing of the rectus abdominus insertion to the superior pubic ramus. Additionally this article mentions the over the years, this injury has had different names athletic pubalgia, sports hernia, Gilmore’s groin, pubic inguinal pain syndrome and numerous more. Similarly, those names attempt to describe a certain yet misunderstood condition that is not well accepted by general surgeons as real condition which needs surgical intervention.
It was understood that kyphosis was studied in addition to the other deformities in the papers related to the etiology of kyphosis with some exceptional cases. Definition Kyphosis is a forward rounding of the back. Some rounding is normal, but the term "kyphosis" usually refers to an exaggerated rounding of the back. While kyphosis can occur at any age, it's most common in older women. Age-related kyphosis often occurs after osteoporosis weakens spinal
Just attacking the spot where it hurts sends out a big amber light. Surprisingly, lower back pain is a merely a symptom that some of the bones in your lower back are out of alignment. Your immediate task is to get them back in alignment. Do that and there's a good chance the pain will go away.
The protective cartilage on the ends of bones breaks down, causing pain, swelling and problems moving the joint. Bony growths can develop, and the area can become inflamed. The major symptoms are joint pain and stiffness. Some people can have swelling, tenderness and grating or crackling sound when moving (NHS,n.d). These are the symptoms Mohamed reported to the doctor.
You’ll notice a receding of the gum tissue. This can be painful and very sensitive to the touch, often times includes bad breath and bad tastes. The gums can recede to the point of exposing the roots, allowing infections to easily progress. If it hurts to chew and your mouth is tender, you might have a gum problem.
Some types of pain are relieved just after childbirth, while some last months and even infrequently years. One of the most considered dysfunctions during pregnancy and sometimes spreads or emerges during postnatal stages is the pain of pubic symphysis. This is why relieving the pain of pubic symphysis and the maternity support belt may be closely related. What is pubic symphysis?
(10 points) 1. Referred pain to the shoulder and low back: the lesion site could be due to diaphragmatic irritation.6 The diaphragm is innervated by the phrenic nerve C3, C4, and C5, therefore referred pain could present in the corresponding dermatomes, such as shoulder pain would come from C4 and
The patient mostly comes with pain at the sacrum region and radiates to the extension sciatic nerve. More symptoms can occur as: pain aggravates with activity, abnormal gain (antalegic gate), numbness of the leg, and pain if rising from squatting. The Piriformis muscle spasm may appears as a palpable mass in the buttock area (Chaitow L, 1998). The Prifiormis syndrome can lead to some complications as the swelling and the DVT due to the entrapment of the nerves and blood vessels (Bustamante & Houlton, 2001).
The patient can try to do Kegel exercises to help strengthen the pelvic muscles in mild cases. The primary treatment is surgery and the procedure is called a urethral bladder sling. 2. Urinary tract infection: UTI is one of the most common infections of primary care. UTIs can occur at all ages.