Hip pain: which tests to do to understand the origin of the pain

The coxofemoral joint: anatomical structure and functions The hip joint, or coxofemoral joint, is the joint linking the head of the femur to the iliac bone in the pelvis, specifically with the joint cavity known as acetabulum. The hip is a typical example of ball and socket joint, a joint with great mobility, where a […]

How to cure tallonitis: causes and remedies of heel pain

There are many causes of foot pain, differing greatly according to the anatomical area affected, which is not always easy to identify. When pain is localised beneath the sole of the foot or at the rear, it could be tallonitis, a frequent condition in both adults and children which, if not appropriately treated, can turn […]

Neck pain and stiff neck: remedies and causes

Torticollis literally means a twisted or distorted neck. In physiotherapy, what we commonly know as a wryneck or stiff neck, is defined with the specific term Acute Cervical Strain and can involve a large variety of pathological patterns, the main causes of which lie in the facet joints or the intervertebral disc. Stiffness, soreness, pains: […]

Neck pain: symptoms and remedies for quick pain relief

Neck pain is one of the most common musculo-skeletal disorders that lead us to seek advice from a doctor or physiotherapist. There are a variety of causes, but links between excessively sedentary lifestyles and neck pain has been well-known for some time as one of the main risk factors. But what are the first warning […]

Joint pain: treatments and remedies

Joints are anatomical structures that place two or more bones into reciprocal contact. To avoid direct rubbing of bones against one another, there is a flexible softening tissue on the bone, known as Cartilage. Mobile joints are also covered with a sleeve of dense connective tissue called Joint Capsule, which surrounds the connecting osseous joint […]

Types of back ache

“Back ache” is a general term used to describe pain, stiffness, tension or blockage of the rear area of the body around the spinal column. In order to treat this problem, the precise point of pain needs to be identified: when located in the upper back, in the area of the scapulae (shoulder blades), this […]

Foot pain: common causes and remedies

The feet bear the weight of the body when we are standing and help us to get wherever we want to go. This is why foot pain is a very common condition that may be caused by incorrect posture, minor traumas or a pathological condition. When we talk of generic “foot pain”, it is worth […]

Knee pain: causes, symptoms and remedies

Knee pain is a common complaint affecting people of all ages. Gonalgia is the medical term used to indicate painful symptoms related to the knee, which can be caused by an injury, such as a detached crossed ligament, or “torn” cartilage. Some pathological conditions, such as arthritis can also cause knee pain and inflammation. There […]

Shoulder pain: possible causes and remedies

Shoulder pain: possible causes and remedies Most people tend to refer to the shoulder in general and complain of “shoulder pain”; in reality, the shoulder is a complex joint, one of the most complex in the human body, which by its very nature is frequently exposed to the risk of injury and general aches and […]

Muscle pain: from myalgia to delayed-onset muscle soreness

When we talk about muscle pain, we may be referring to a variety of conditions, from chronic myalgia to delayed-onset muscle soreness (DOMS). Indice dei contenuti: Myalgia Delayed-onset muscle soreness (DOMS) Myalgia What does myalgia mean? Myalgia is a medical term used to refer to what is more commonly known as “muscle pain”. The word […]

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