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Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow, or common extensor tendinopathy is a common disorder involving pain and inflammation of the back side of the forearm just below the elbow (figure 1). Tennis elbow is also interchangeable with common extensor tendonitis, and both are actually misnomers. Most people who have this issue don’t actually play tennis. Conditions that end inContinue reading “Tennis Elbow”

Shoulder Impingement

Have you ever experienced shoulder pain in your lifetime? Shoulder pain is one of the more common issues found in medicine, affecting about a third of the population at any given time in the life span (Chris Littlewood, 2013). While multiple issues could cause shoulder pain this article will home in on one of theseContinue reading “Shoulder Impingement”

Are you dizzy?

Vertigo is one of the most common complaints in medicine affecting roughly 30% of the population. It is also one of the leading causes of lack of activity and fear of falling in the elderly population (Yongchao Li, 2015) (Uzdan Uz, 2019). Dizziness or vertigo can be characterized as an unpleasant disruption in spatial awareness andContinue reading “Are you dizzy?”

Pelvic Floor Rehab

What is pelvic floor rehab? Pelvic floor rehab is a specialty in physiotherapy, or physical therapy that involves the improvement in function of the most basic functions of what it is to be human – the storage and evacuation of urine, bowel, sexual function, and trunk stability. Let’s talk about pooping, peeing, and sex! EverybodyContinue reading “Pelvic Floor Rehab”

Lymphedema

What is it? What are Risks, signs/symptoms? What can I do? What is lymphedema? Lymphedema is an abnormal localized swelling that occurs by an accumulation of lymph fluid and edema due to a fault in the lymphatic system (Merriam-webster , 2022). Usually, lymphedema is local to one body part, but can be in multiple areas simultaneously.Continue reading “Lymphedema”


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