A tear in the anterior cruciate ligament can make the knee joint unstable or prone to giving way. Sudden, pivoting movements become difficult, and arthritis is more likely to develop.
Poor posture can cause pain and lead to arthritis. Physical therapy can help patients achieve proper alignment.
If you have a Baker’s cyst, a physical therapist can teach you range of motion and strengthening exercises to reduce symptoms and maintain knee function.
Cubital tunnel syndrome affects the ulnar nerve at the elbow. This is the same nerve that is irritated when you hit your “funny bone” and you feel a tingling sensation running down to your fingers.
This custom brace helps a patient with Madelung’s Deformity increase range of motion.
Causes of De Quervain’s tenosynovitis include repetitive or sustained pinching or gripping, holding heavy objects with the thumb facing up, trauma to the side of the wrist, and cysts.
Depuytren’s disease usually starts with nodules that progress to tendon-like bands that pull the fingers into a position bent toward the palm.
Balance problems arising from muscle weakness, joint instability and nerve damage can be treated with exercise.
Hamstring injuries are most prevalent among athletes, particularly those who run, jump or kick.
Some common diagnoses associated with hip pain include osteoarthritis, labral tear, bursitis, tendonitis, iliotibial band syndrome, and muscle strains.
As ice skaters glide across the ice, their motions cause repetitive stresses to the feet and ankles. Skaters must push off with one foot and then the other, and they…
Pilates movement patterns can adapt to a variety of diagnoses, but they aren’t recommended for everyone.