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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome:
Although it is commonly thought carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition born from long hours spent working on a computer keyboard, it is actually most often a result of an accumulation of stress from a variety of common repetitive movements.
Cervical Spine Injuries
What is neck pain? What causes neck pain?
Pain located in the neck is a common orthopedic condition. Neck pain can originate from a number structures in the neck, such as a degenerative disc between the bony vertebrae, the muscles, tendons and ligaments of the neck and upper back. These structures can be damaged from trauma such as a fall or whiplash, or more commonly from chronic postural stress from poor sitting postures at the desk, in the car and in bed.
What are other symptoms that are associated with neck pain?
There is no greater buzz kill to a tournament director, TV executive, tour official, and fan than a marquee player missing a tournament due to an injury - for the player it’s a living nightmare.
What are Shin Splints?
The term shin splints is commonly used for pain in the front or sides of the lower leg. It is typically an overuse injury which means one's activity level outpaces their body's ability to recover and repair tissues damaged from use. If shin splints are not dealt with they can lead to a stress fracture in the shin bone.
What are the causes?
Treating Common Injuries and Inflictions
Each month our expert Physical Therapists at Forster Physical Therapy will outline home and clinical treatment methods for treating common injuries and inflictions. With over 30 years of experience in treating active people and athletes of all abilities, FPT's highly credentialed staff has helped thousands get back on their feet and enjoying the active, healthy lifestyle they desire.
What is a low back strain or lumbar sprain?
THE BENEFITS OF STRETCHING
Working with elite athletes can be challenging and time-consuming, say experienced PTs who have worked with this patient cohort, yet helping rehabilitate these finely tuned physical specimens is rewarding far beyond the marketing value they bring.