Category: Conditions

Osteoarthritis

Introduction Osteoarthritis (OA) is an arthritis type that is caused by the breakdown and eventual loss of cartilage of one or more joints. The main areas, which are affected by OA, include fingers, spine...

Scoliosis

Introduction Scoliosis is a condition that involves complex lateral and rotational curvature and deformity of the spine. In other words, scoliosis is a condition where people have spines that curve from side to side....

Metatarsalgia

Introduction Metatarsalgia is defined as a painful foot condition in the metatarsal region of the foot, located just before the toes, commonly referred to as the ball-of-the-foot. Metatarsalgia is a common foot disorder that...

Postoperative Pain

Introduction The management of postoperative pain is one of the principal missions of the pain management specialists. Characteristics of postoperative pain Postoperative pain can be easily distinguished from other forms of pain. A few...

Knee Pain

Introduction Knee pain is defined as a sensation of discomfort or pain in the knee, caused by overuse, poor form during physical activity and lack of proper warm up. The knee coordinates with a...

Symptoms of Myofascial Pain Syndrome

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

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis Plantar fasciitis is a condition that causes pain under the heel. The term means ‘inflammation of the plantar fascia.’ The plantar fascia is a strong band of tissue, similar to a ligament,...

Central Pain Syndrome

Introduction Central Pain Syndrome is defined as a neurological condition specifically caused by damage to the central nervous system, which includes the brain, brainstem and spinal cord. In other words, it is a type...