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Pain on the Outer Elbow

  Tennis Elbow is a common condition that causes pain over the outer aspect of the elbow.  The medical name for this condition is lateral epicondylitis.  Lateral refers to the outer portion; medial refers to the inner portion.  An epicondyle is a bony prominence near the end of a bone.  In the elbow there is [...]

What Exactly is a Herniated Disc

  The spine is composed of an alternating stack of bones and discs from the base of the skull to the pelvis.  The shape of the bones at various levels of the spine (neck, upper and lower back) vary slightly but overall they all have roughly the same shape.   There is a solid block [...]

Achilles Tendinitis – A Pain in the Heel

Achilles tendinitis can be a very painful and debilitating problem in the foot and ankle.  The image below will provide a quick overview of some of the distinct problems often seen in the Achilles tendon.   Achilles Tendinitis Tendinitis literally means inflammation of the tendon.  This is usually caused by prolonged standing and walking or [...]

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