This kind of injuries treatment mainly calls for strengthening the hips and core region, and listening to the body, knowing when to slow down or stop, one can take over the counter pain medicine. If the pain is not relieved by strengthening the hips and core region, or correcting any injury, doesn 't help it might be time to contact your physical therapist to find the main cause of the pain before it gets out of hand and causes more
Although in most cases the exact reasoning of tendonitis is unknown, when the cause is known it can be one of two reasons either “overuse” or “overload”. Overuse happens when a particular body motion is repeated too often and overload happens when the level of a certain activity e.g. weightlifting.
Extreme sports are all about the risk, no matter the consequences. Dramatic accidents have catastrophic consequences for the victims. Some of the consequences include concussions, neck injuries, and fractures. Those are just some of the main head and neck injuries (HNI) involved in extreme sports.
She was unable to abduct (move her arms away from the middle of her body) her arms so we were concerned there was a dislocation in the shoulder joints since they have a shallow articulation (movement). She could pronate (turn her palms up) and supinate (turn her palms down) her palms, but her grip strength is
It may also be caused by medial epicondylitis, bony spurs, osteoarthritis, cubitus valgus, tumors, bending the elbow excessively, or subluxation of the nerve on the medial epicondyle. Additionally, cubital tunnel syndrome may occur if the humerus or ulna is
This article presents a case report about a 31 year old male patient, a teacher at a university, who started experiencing mid back pain after weightlifting one day.3 About 3 hours after weightlifting, the patient began to feel sharp back pain, at levels T4-T8. His pain began to worsen that night causing muscle spasms of his paraspinal muscles, with intermittent radiating pain to his lateral thorax and chest.3 This patient had been diagnosed with thoracic facet injuries in the past, and just assumed it was that.3 However, after the pain did not subside the patient went to his physician who claimed the patient was just having muscle spasms and needed myofascial release.3 However, a radiograph was also done that revealed end plate degenerative changes at T7-T8.3 The patients clinical evaluation revealed muscle spasms of the paraspinal muscles between T3-T12, tenderness to palpate between T6-T8, full shoulder ROM, 5/5 shoulder muscle strength, and normal distal pulses and sensations.3 The patient was diagnosed with thoracic pain and muscle spasms and was give muscle relaxants and exercises for myofascial release.3 Three days after the physician visit, the patient decided to do some walking, to work on his cardio, and experienced mild shortness of
Osgood-Schlatter disease is an inflammation of the area below your kneecap called the tibial tubercle. There is pain and tenderness in this area because of the inflammation. It is most often seen in children and adolescents during the time of growth spurts. The muscles and cord-like structures that attach muscle to bone (tendons) tighten as the bones are becoming longer. This puts more strain on areas of tendon attachment. The condition may also be associated with physical activity involving running and jumping.
A shoulder dislocation happens when the upper arm bone (humerus) moves out of the shoulder joint. The shoulder joint is the part of the shoulder where the humerus, shoulder blade, and collar bone meet.
A hamstring strain is an injury that occurs when the hamstring muscles are overstretched or overloaded. The hamstring muscles are a group of muscles at the back of the thighs. These muscles are used in straightening the hips, bending the knees, and pulling back the legs.
On examination of the right shoulder, there was +3 spasm and tenderness to the rotator cuff muscles, upper
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome affects countless people every single year, and is one of the most common soft tissue repetitive strain injuries. Usually it is caused by repetitive movements of the hand or wrist, and involves the painful compression of the major nerve passing over the carpal bones through the front of the wrist. It can cause numbness, tingling, weakness, and a lot of pain in the hand and wrist, and is one of the leading causes of missed work time and chronic sleep loss.
Intermediate sized full thickness tear at junction of supraspinatus and infraspinatus tendons. Severe supraspinatus tendinopathy. Severe infraspinatus tendinopathy associated with small tear in myotendinous junction. Small to intermediate sized shoulder joint effusion communicating with subacromial subdeltoid
In health care settings like hospitals and other care facilities like nursing homes and rehabilitation centers, pressure ulcer is identified as a vast evil. Prevention of pressure ulcer has been a greater distress to the healthcare industry. It affects patient’s lifespan and it is a grander concern for the hospital as the treatment of a pressure ulcer is way expensive. Critically ill, bed bound and aged patients are at greater risk to develop a pressure ulcer due to inability to turn and reposition by themselves. Moreover, the patients with dementia and underprivileged diet with inadequate fluid intake are more prone to pressure ulcers. Pressure ulcer can develop on a bony prominence area such as the sacrum, heels, back and elbows due to the
Slap tear is a pathology becoming more and more common. The slap tear is an injury in the labrum of the shoulder which is the ring of the cartilage that surround the socket of the shoulder joint. It was first detected of the Superior labrum to posterior labrum surrounding the edge of the glenoid is a rim of strong, but the relative is that when the labrum is the first cause of the patient to have pain in the shoulder. (Snider, 2012).
The injury occurs due to the ligaments been over stretched or torn. Depending on severity of the injury it can be classified as a particular grade. Grade 1 being minor, which will have minimal loss of function, pain and tenderness. Grade 2 being a partial tear where pain is likely to be while resting and on bearing any weight, and grade 3 a very server or a complete rupture where the client will likely feel extreme pain, and the ability to function properly. (Comfort and Abrahamson, 2010)