Anatomy of the Knee

Unless you’re an orthopedist or physical therapist, you probably never think much about knee anatomy. That is until you twist, bang, sprain or feel knee pain. Then, you ask suddenly, “What’s inside there?” Well, you […]

Anatomy of the Shoulder

Most people never even think about the amazing properties of the human shoulder. It’s probably the most dynamic joint in your entire body since no other joint has such a wide range of motion. Let’s […]

What is Thoracic Outlet Syndrome?

Thoracic outlet syndrome might be caused by injury, overuse of your arm or poor posture. Some typical symptoms are arm or hand pain, numbness and weakness. The diagnosis of thoracic outlet syndrome is often missed […]

The Anatomy of Healing

Human beings are spoiled. We take it for granted, but if our bodies’ natural defense mechanisms suddenly stopped working, we’d be toast. The common cold would evolve into a deadly fight for life, and nose […]

Causes of Plantar Fasciitis

The Gait Cycle and Plantar Fascia Understanding the mechanics of the foot can help explain the development of plantar fasciitis.  Connecting the hind foot and the fore foot, the plantar fascia undergoes tension during gait […]

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