Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis Plantar fasciitis is a condition in which the plantar fascia ligament, which supports the arch of the foot, becomes irritated and inflamed. The plantar fascia ligament is a long flat band of tissue that runs from the heel bone to the ball of the foot. It supports the arch of your foot by […]

Bunion Hallux Valgus

Bunion Hallux Valgus Bunions are caused by the bursa at the base of the big toe becoming inflamed and swollen, so it pushes against the skin. Bunions can cause pain in your foot and lower leg because they “put pressure on other structures in your foot.” This is because bunions can cause pain in your […]

Meniscus Tears

Meniscus Tears Meniscus Tears are a common injury that can be caused by a variety of things. In the most extreme cases, Meniscus Tears can be caused by contact sports such as football, basketball and rugby. But more often than not they are caused by something else. The pain of a Meniscus Tear can range […]

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears An ACL tear is a type of injury that occurs when the Anterior Cruciate Ligament is torn. It’s usually caused by a twisting motion on the knee, and it can happen to anyone. People who have an ACL tear need to get medical attention as soon as possible. If it’s not […]


Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis is a form of arthritis that is caused by the deterioration and breakdown of cartilage and bone. It mainly affects the joints and surrounding tissue. It is a chronic condition that can progress to severe pain and disability. Osteoarthritis can also lead to early death because it’s associated with increased risk for heart […]

Osteoarthritis of the Hip

Osteoarthritis of the Hip Osteoarthritis of the hip is a chronic inflammatory disease of the joints. The condition causes stiffness and pain in the joint, and is usually felt around the neck of the femur. Hip osteoarthritis is a lifestyle disease and can result from high-impact sports like running, jumping, and football. The condition occurs […]

Avascular Necrosis

Avascular necrosis Avascular necrosis is a medical condition in which there is a lack of blood supply to the bone, which leads to death of the bone tissue. Women are more at risk of developing this condition than men. The most common causes for this condition are severe trauma, cancer, and sickle cell anaemia. Other […]


Triggered Fingers The condition of “Trigger finger” (or Trigger Thumb) is when the tendons that control the small finger (or thumb) become inflamed or irritated, which leads to stiffness in the finger. This can happen when you repeatedly use your fingers to press down on something, like a trigger. Trigger finger happens because tendons are […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Carpal tunnel syndrome, also called CTS, is a condition that causes a pinching of the median nerve as it passes through a narrow tunnel at the wrist. The nerves from the spine to the hand originate from what is called the cervical region of your neck. They enter into your body at […]


Tennis elbow This is a condition that results from repetitive movement of the arm and wrist. The most common causes are playing tennis, racquetball, or throwing other sports such as baseball or cricket. Symptoms include pain and tenderness on the outside of the elbow, pain when gripping with the hand or twisting the forearm, and […]