Category: Conditions

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Introduction Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is defined as an autoimmune disease, causing chronic inflammation of the joints and the tissue around the joints, along with other organs in the body. An autoimmune disease is an...

Temporomandibular joint dysfunction

Introduction Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction is an alteration of the structures that compose the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). The temporomandibular joints are those that connect your lower jaw to the skull and are composed of bone,...

Epidurals

Introduction An Epidural Steroid Injection (ESI) is an anesthetic injection given into the epidural space in the spine, between the bony outer walls of the spinal canal and the membrane which covers the spinal...

Phantom Limb Pain

What is Phantom Limb Syndrome? Phantom Limb Syndrome is defined as the perception of sensations, usually including pain in a limb that has been amputated. Patients with this condition experience the limb as if...

Elbow Injuries in Sports

Elbow Injuries in Sports Introduction Injuries are an integral part of all sports activity. Overuse and improper use of the joints are the main causes of injuries in sportsmen. Sports injuries are basically of...

Sleep Disturbance of Myofasical Pain Syndrome

Sleep Disturbance of Myofasical Pain Syndrome Introduction Myofascial Pain Syndrome (MPS) is essentially defined as a painful musculoskeletal condition, characterized by the development of Myofascial trigger points (TrPs), that are locally tender when active...