Ankle sprains: what to do? Remedies and rehabilitation exercises

Ankle sprains are one of the most frequent sporting injuries. They usually occur during a sudden change in the body’s centre of gravity while the support foot remains firm on the ground, or when landing after a jump. In this article, our physiotherapists will explain: The consequences of an ankle sprain Symptoms and diagnostic tests […]

Plantar Fasciitis: symptoms, remedies and useful exercises

Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the fascia covering the muscles on the sole of the foot. The first symptom of this inflammation is pain, particularly in the posterior insertion area, around the calcaneus, and in the centre of the sole of the foot, with consequent difficulty in walking and general functional weakness of the […]

Fibromyalgia: what is it and what are the early symptoms?

Fibromyalgia is a rheumatic disease that affects the musculo-skeletal apparatus and consists in chronic widespread pain, stiff and aching muscles, tendons and joints. 90% of patients suffering from this disease also experience chronic fatigue and sleep disturbance. To date, little is still known of fibromyalgia, above all with regard to the causes. Diagnosis is also […]

Dislocation: what it is and how to treat it to reduce recovery times

A dislocation is one of the most frequent and painful joint traumas, not to be confused with a sprain. A dislocation is in fact a traumatic displacement of the joint, which occurs when the two bone heads in the articulation shift permanently beyond the physiological articular range. When there is a total separation of these […]

Pubalgia: causes, symptoms and remedies

Pubalgia rather than an illness is considered a syndrome, for which the number of cases (epidemiology, in scientific terms) is difficult to calculate, as are the relative causes and symptoms, above all due to the anatomical complexity of the groin region and frequent overlapping features of other types of disorder. In general, pubalgia refers to […]

Carpal tunnel syndrome: symptoms and treatment

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a neuropathy that involves trapped nerves, caused by compression of the median nerve on its route through the carpal tunnel of the wrist. This is the most common trapped nerve neuropathy representing 90% of all neuropathies. The first symptoms of CTS are a tingling sensation, numbness, pain and paresthesia, and […]

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 […]

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