Treatment of plantar fasciitis can most often be accomplished with some simple steps, including stretching exercises. Learn a few of the foot stretches...
Athletes who sustain a groin strain have injured the muscle of their inner thigh. An important part of treatment of a groin strain is a stretching program. Groin injuries can also be prevented with an appropriate stretching routine.
A young woman cut off the tip of her finger. This series of images documents the healing of the fingertip over the course of just under two months time. As you will see, the tip of the finger heals very well, and appears almost normal.
Hip replacement surgery is a treatment for severe arthritis. Hip replacement involves placing a metal and plastic ball and socket in the arthritic joint to substitute for the worn out cartilage. Each step of a hip replacement surgery is explained.
Athletes who sustain a calf strain have injured the muscle of the back of their leg. An important part of treatment for a calf strain is a stretching program. Calf injuries can also be prevented with an appropriate stretching routine.
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that can cause pain and numbness in the hand and fingers. Carpal tunnel syndrome is the result of a pinched nerve in the wrist.
Tennis elbow causes pain due to irritation of the extensor tendons of the elbow. These are the tendons often used when lifting objects. Learn how to avoid tennis elbow pain by lifting the right way.
A patient with metastatic breast cancer has weakened bone in the hip. Because of the breast cancer lesion, she sustained a pathologic fracture and required operative treatment.
A case of a tibial plateau fracture and treatment of this injury.
A case of a tibial plafond fracture. Treatment of this tibial pilon fracture was with surgery to place a plate and screws on the bone to hold the broken fragments in position.
Scaphoid fractures may not be seen on the inital x-ray evaluation. Here is a case of a patient with a scaphoid fracture, but normal x-rays. The scaphoid fracture was seen by MRI, and the patient had surgery.