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Physical Therapy Guide to Pes Anserine Bursitis

Aug 26, 2021 / Guide

Pes anserine bursitis produces pain on the inside of the knee and lower leg. It is most common in young people who run or swim the breaststroke, middle-aged women who are overweight, and people aged 50 to 80 years with knee osteoarthritis.

Physical Therapy Guide to Pitcher's Elbow

Aug 26, 2021 / Guide

Pitcher’s elbow (medial apophysitis) occurs as a result of an injury or irritation to the inside of the elbow. It is most common in young athletes ages 11 to 15 who play sports with repeated overhead movements.

Physical Therapy Guide to Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injury

Aug 26, 2021 / Guide

Posterior cruciate ligament, or PCL, injury occurs when one of the ligaments on the inside of the knee gets overstretched.

Physical Therapy Guide to Proximal Humerus Fractures

Aug 26, 2021 / Guide

A proximal humerus fracture is a serious injury to the humerus bone in the shoulder joint that requires immediate treatment to preserve function.

Physical Therapy Guide to Rotator Cuff Tear

Aug 26, 2021 / Guide

A rotator cuff tear occurs when injuries to the muscles or tendons cause tissue damage or disruption.

Physical Therapy Guide to Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

Aug 26, 2021 / Guide

Sacroiliac joint dysfunction is a lower back/pelvic condition that can result from joint stiffness or slackness (hypermobility) at the sacroiliac joints in the pelvis.

Physical Therapy Guide to Shoulder Dislocation: Treatment After Surgery

Aug 26, 2021 / Guide

Dislocations are among the most common traumatic injuries affecting the shoulder. If surgery is needed to repair the damaged tissue and stabilize the shoulder, physical therapy will follow.

Physical Therapy Guide to Snapping Scapula Syndrome

Aug 26, 2021 / Guide

Snapping scapula syndrome is a condition that involves popping, grating, grinding, or "snapping" of bones and tissue in the shoulder blade area when lifting and moving the arm.

Physical Therapy Guide to Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Aug 6, 2021 / Guide

Spinal muscular atrophy is a common, inherited neuromuscular disease. It causes low muscle tone (hypotonia) and progressive muscle weakness and wasting (atrophy).

Physical Therapy Guide to Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis

Aug 26, 2021 / Guide

Spondylolysis, or lumbar stress fracture, is a fracture of a section of the lumbar spine. Spondylolisthesis, or slipped vertebra, is the forward slippage of one vertebra over the one under it.