How to keep your back straight

Keeping your back straight is not an aesthetic goal only. It is also a factor that helps you to prevent future issues like discopathy or other disease causing back pain. In all cases, keeping your back straight is part of your overall job to establish a right posture and more well-being for your entire body […]

Hip pain from running

Of the joints in the leg that are commonly injured in runners, hip pain often poses the most difficult diagnosis. There are a couple of reasons for this: First, there are simply too many possible causes of hip pain, and a second, less obvious reason, relates to the frequency of these injuries. The bony anatomy […]

Big toe joint pain and swelling

Big toe joint pain and swelling are common symptoms of several diseases we know today. Unfortunately, most of them come with no sign or promise for full recovery. However, getting better and reducing swelling or making pain more bearable and less long-lasting are good steps to come back to normal, to live your life with […]

Best running shoes for bad knees

When having bad knees, it is a must to be ready to make aesthetic compromises with your appearance and shoe style. Especially when it comes to the selection of proper running shoes. The best running shoes for bad knees can be found on the web as concrete names, models, designs and brands. However, it isn`t […]

Best mattress for back pain

Back pain can totally ruin your life, but not only. When getting back from a very tiring day and the only thing you want is to go directly to bed and sleep finely, a bad mattress can worsen the situation even more. This is why choosing the best mattress for back pain is essential. First […]

Arthritis in the big toe

Arthritis is a chronic joint disease with various forms depending on the body part it affects, as well as the way of this affection. Osteoarthritis is one of the arthritis forms we know. About 65% of the world arthritis cases are osteoarthritis. And arthritis in the big toe is a classical, common case of an […]

Anterior ankle pain

Anterior ankle pain is a very common pain that occurs to the front side of the ankle. Symptoms are often aggravated when forcing the foot upwards (dorsiflexion). Often the impingement occurs as a result of a bone spur (osteophyte) at the front of the ankle joint, although impingement can also occur secondary to soft tissue. […]

Anatomy of the wrist

The wrist joint is the complex joint formed between the distal ends (furthest from the body) of the Radius and Ulna (two forearm bones) and the carpal bones. It connects the forearm to the hand and allows a good range of motion. Repetitive use does however frequently lead to injuries. To be more specific, the […]

Anatomy of the shoulder

The human shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body. This mobility provides the upper extremity with tremendous range of motion such as adduction, abduction, flexion, extension, internal rotation, external rotation, and 360° circumduction in the sagittal plane. Furthermore, the shoulder allows for scapular protraction, retraction, elevation, and depression. This wide range of motion […]

Anatomy of the knee

The knee is one of the largest and most complex joints in the body. The knee joins the thigh bone (femur) to the shin bone (tibia). The smaller bone that runs alongside the tibia (fibula) and the kneecap (patella) are the other bones that make the knee joint. Knee anatomy is about the structure of […]