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Tennis Elbow Rehab

Posted by Duy Bui on  August 15, 2013
Treatment for tennis elbow aims to relieve the swelling and pain. There are several treatments that can be used to relieve the swelling and pain such as Chiropractic Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy,  Electrical Stimulation, Moist Heat, Ultrasound, K-Laser Cube 4, medications for pain relief that is non-steroidal such as naproxen or ibuprofen, local injection and using a splint to keep the forearm still. Activities must be limited during treatment or rehabilitation until you are ready to
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What is Tennis Elbow?

Posted by Duy Bui on  August 15, 2013
What is Tennis elbow? Elbows can get injured through repetitive actions. Tennis elbow is a term used for lateral epicondylitis which is an injury to the tendons and muscles located on the outside or the lateral part of the elbow. This is opposite to the golfer’s elbow which is the medial epicondylitis, a similar injury but instead of the pain and injury experienced laterally, it’s on the inside or the medial part of the elbow.
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What is a Subluxation?

Posted by Duy Bui on  August 15, 2013
According to Oxford’s Dictionary of the English Language, subluxations are less than complete dislocations and involve a tearing, stretching and sometimes rupturing of ligaments. The ligaments are what bind the joints of the spine together but still allow movement to occur. A subluxation is a neurological disturbance caused by a nerve that is not functioning properly. The body depends upon the free flow of nerve communication from the brain, through the spinal column, and to
Foot Pain

Plantar Fasciitis

Posted by Duy Bui on  August 15, 2013
Plantar fasciitis is a condition that refers to a lingering pain on the bottom of the foot. It is a condition that normally does not respond well to traditional methods of treatment. This condition causes muscular dysfunction and pain that can cause serious drop in a patient’s movement especially with their physical activities. There are many ways for a person to suffer from plantar fasciitis such as over pronation, walking with a flat foot, developing
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Motor Vehicle Accidents

Posted by Duy Bui on  August 15, 2013
People who got into a car accident and survived should consider themselves very lucky. Some injuries caused by a motor vehicle accident can cause lifetime damage to the body and no amount of treatment could get one back to one old self at 100% capacity. Still, by getting the right treatment, you could get back as much motion and sensitivity to the damaged body part than none.   The severity of the car crash injury
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Golfer’s Elbow Rehab

Posted by Duy Bui on  August 15, 2013
What immediate treatments to follow? The golfer’s elbow is an injury to the soft tissue of the tendons and muscles that surrounds the elbow joint. Treatment for such injury would be similar to other soft tissue injury therefore immediately after the injury occurred or when the pain started to first set in, the patient must follow the RICE+R regime. RICE is Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation with an additional R meaning Referral to a professional
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What is Golfer’s Elbow?

Posted by Duy Bui on  August 15, 2013
What is Golfer’s Elbow?   Our elbow joint is made up of muscles and tendons and the elbow joint is made up of 3 bones known as Humerus, Ulna and Radius. This condition occurs when there is damage to the tendons, muscles and ligaments that surrounds the elbow joint and the forearm. This is similar to the tennis elbow but their only difference is with the location of the pain. Tennis elbow causes pain on
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Posted by Duy Bui on  August 15, 2013
Carpal tunnel syndrome happens when there is a compression of the median nerve in the wrist formed by the carpal bones and the transverse carpal ligament – a strip of tendon that supports the wrist from the bottom. The Carpal Tunnel is a narrow passageway in the wrist where tendons and nerves pass through to control the hand. These nerves and tendons are covered with a sheath of fluid that protects it. When a person
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Ultrasound

Posted by Duy Bui on  August 15, 2013
When people hear the word “ultrasound” the first thing that comes to mind is the ultrasound from the OB-GYN where you can view a 2-dimensional or 3-dimensional image of what’s inside your tummy. But, this therapy is not this type of ultrasound as it is a therapeutic procedure that uses sound waves in treating injuries such as with soft tissues, muscles or joints. The sound waves would vibrate at a frequency that is higher than