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 […]

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: […]

Epicondylitis: how to treat tennis elbow

Despite the name, we don’t necessarily have to be Roger Federer or Novak Djokovic to suffer from the so-called Tennis Elbow. Epicondylitis, in fact, in most cases is an inflammation caused by overload, affecting people who for work or leisure perform activities that require repeated movements of the elbow and wrist. In this detailed article, […]

Sprains: how long does the swelling last and recovery time

Sprains are the most common sports injuries, mainly affecting the lower limbs, such as the knee and ankle, although they can also seriously and painfully affect the wrist and hand. The first remedy in the event of a sprain is to apply the PRICE protocol (Protection, Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation) and then check the extent […]

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 […]

Tendinitis: how it develops and how to treat tendon inflammation

Tendinitis is an inflammation caused by overload, affecting not only athletes and sports men and women, but also those who perform continuous and repetitive movements or those suffering from postural problems. This article will look at the causes, symptoms and the tendons most susceptible to this type of injury. Tendons are fibrous structures that bind […]

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