Potential Causes of Rib Cage Pain

Potential Causes of Rib Cage Pain

The rib cage refers to the 24 rib bones that protect the organs of the chest. Pain in the rib cage can occur in the chest, below the ribs, or above the navel. Rib cage pain is a common complaint among people. There are several conditions that can cause rib cage pain. It’s important to
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Upper Crossed Syndrome on the Rise

Upper Crossed Syndrome on the Rise

A posture related condition that is becoming more commonplace is upper crossed syndrome. Upper crossed syndrome is where the muscles of the shoulders, neck, and chest have become distorted, usually from bad posture. Oftentimes, it’s spending hours in positions where you have your head jutted forward that leads to this. Typically, the irregularities this syndrome
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Tennis Elbow: Symptoms and Treatment Options

Tennis Elbow: Symptoms and Treatment Options

Lateral epicondylitis, commonly known as “tennis elbow”, is a repetitive strain injury that can happen around the elbow joint. The condition usually starts as a small, dull ache and gradually builds to a more serious, chronic pain. Symptoms include swelling of the elbow and weakening grip. It’s a common source of elbow pain. Below are
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Patellofemoral Syndrome: Causes and Potential Treatment

Patellofemoral Syndrome: Causes and Potential Treatment

Patellofemoral syndrome is a common source of knee pain. In fact, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians, patellofemoral syndrome is the most common cause of knee pain. It’s usually known as runner’s knee or jumper’s knee. This is because it’s often seen in athletes, but it can happen to anyone. The telltale sign
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New Study Marks Potential Osteoporosis Treatment Target

New Study Marks Potential Osteoporosis Treatment Target

  Osteoporosis is a disorder that causes the bones to become weaker. This leads people to have a greater risk of fractures and other injuries. 54 million Americans either have it or are at risk for developing it. One in two women and one in four men will experience a fracture related to osteoporosis. Because
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