Alleviating Back Pain During Pregnancy

If you recently found out you are expecting a baby, you are most likely concerned about the many changes your body will be going through leading up to delivery time. It is important to be aware of the fact that additional weight in the front of your body can cause pain in your spinal area. There are however, some steps you can take to minimize pain in the back so it is bearable. [Read More]

Biceps Tendon Tear: Is It The Cause Of Your Shoulder Pain?

If one of your shoulders throbs with pain every time you move it, you may do all you can to ease it. However, the home treatments or OTC drugs you use may not work well if you have an orthopedic problem called biceps tendon tear. Biceps tendon tear develops when you injure one or both tendons connecting the biceps muscle to shoulder joint. The aging process, smoking, and a few other factors can cause a torn tendon by weakening it. [Read More]

Treating Brachial Plexus Injuries

Brachial plexus injuries (BPI) can occur due to any number of physical traumas, such as falls or vehicle accidents. When BPIs occur, they result in loss of sensory and physical function in parts of the arm or throughout the entire arm, depending on the specific point of nerve injury. There are various strategies used to help reverse some or all of these lost functions. Watch And Wait In many cases, BPI is not serious and the problem will resolve over time. [Read More]