PRP Therapy for Plantar Fasciitis

Pain can make day-to-day living difficult and even rob you of mobility and independence. Pain can be – Acute – Acute pain starts suddenly, as in an injury, but can be quickly treated and goes away. Chronic – Chronic pain is severe and lasts for more than 3-6 months, or even longer. Many patients withRead More

Common Causes and Symptoms of Lower Back Kidney Pain

The most common cause of lower back kidney pain problems are infections and kidney stones. Both can be extremely painful and if you think that this may be happening to you, seek medical advice as you may need hospital treatment. Kidney problems may be overlooked initially as the pain generated may occur where other lowerRead More

Exercises and Treatment to Help Prevent Lower Back Pain in Athletes

Endurance athletes such as long-distance runners place huge strains on their lower backs. This is because, for much of the time, the body is in a vertical position. Where core muscles are weak, the whole support system can collapse, and injury is likely. Core muscles are important as they support the spine and lower backRead More

Tennis Elbow and New Therapeutic Advances in Managing the Condition

Tennis elbow is the colloquial term given to the medical condition known as lateral epicondylitis. It is a painful condition that involves inflammation of the tendon that attaches the muscles of the forearm to the lateral epicondyle (outer bony aspect) of the elbow. Causes and Risk Factors Tennis elbow, as the name suggests, occurs inRead More