Why do women have more knee pain than men?

Knee pain affects both men and women. Contrary to the popular belief, knee pain is not limited to sports and recreational activities. Many people who are not involved in sports and recreational activities also experience knee pain. But women are more susceptible to knee injuries, as compared to m...

WRIST & HAND

CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the popular name for a complex of signs and symptoms that results from compression of the median nerve as it passes through the wrist in a narrow, rigid tunnel which is surrounded by the bones of the wrist, filled with tendons, and covered wi...

What is spondylolysis?

What is spondylolysis? The most common X-ray identified cause of low back pain in adolescent athletes is a stress fracture in one of the bones (vertebrae) that make up the spinal column. Technically, this condition is called spondylolysis (spon-dee-low-lye-sis). It usually affects the fifth lumba...

ACL Injuries

The ACL prevents the shinbone from sliding forwards beneath the thighbone. The ACL can be injured in several ways: Changing direction rapidly Slowing down when running Landing from a jump Direct contact, such as in a football tackle How can one recognizing an ACL injury? If you injure your ACL, y...

Back pain

What are the common back pain treatment options?   What are the common back pain treatment options? Treatments for back pain are multiple and varied. At times, counselling and education about the problem to ease a person’s anxiety is enough to make it tolerable until the episode resolves. A few...

Osteoarthritis

About  Osteoarthritis Many people with osteoarthritis lead normal and active lives. Medication and physiotherapy can help reduce pain and restore movement to stiff joints. If necessary, surgery can be used to improve function of the joints, decrease pain and discomfort and improve the quality of...