Category: Conditions

Temporal Arteritis

Introduction Temporal Arteritis is an inflammatory disorder of the temporal artery, which runs over the temple, beside the eye. Also known as the giant cell arteritis or cranial arteritis, this is a rheumatic disease...

Piriformis Syndrome

Introduction Piriformis Syndrome is defined as a neuromuscular disorder that occurs when the piriformis muscle compresses or irritates the sciatic nerve, the largest nerve in the body. The piriformis muscle is a narrow muscle...

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...

Occipital Neuralgia

Introduction Occipital Neuralgia is a form of neuropathic pain caused by irritation or injury to the occipital nerve located in the back of the scalp. The occipital nerves are two pair of nerves that...

Bursitis

Introduction Bursitis is an inflammation of a bursa caused by the repetitive use, trauma, infection or a systemic inflammatory disease. A bursa is a tiny fluid-filled sac that functions as a gliding surface to...

Whiplash

          Definition   Whiplash is defined as an injury to the soft tissues of the neck, usually caused by a sudden extension and flexion of the neck, a quick movement...

Tennis Elbow

Introduction Tennis Elbow or Lateral Epicondylitis is a painful elbow disorder, typically characterized by soreness or pain on the outer (lateral) part of the elbow. Pain gets aggravated by activities involving extension of the...

Bladder Pain

Introduction Bladder pain is defined as the pain that emanates from the urinary bladder. The bladder is a hollow organ in the lower abdomen. It stores urine, the liquid waste produced by the kidney,...

Post mastectomy pain

Introduction Post-mastectomy pain syndrome (PMPS) is a chronic pain condition, neuropathic in nature, which can occur following surgery of the breast. Mastectomy is the surgical removal of the breast, usually to remove a malignant...

Rotator Cuff Tear

Introduction Rotator cuff tear is a typical problem of the rotator cuff muscles of the shoulder. The rotator cuff is a group of tendons that connects the four muscles of the upper shoulder to...