Another reason for shoulder impingement syndrome to occur is insufficient elevation of the clavicle. Most of scapular upward rotation is actually caused by elevation of the clavicle at the sternoclavicular joint, so if clavicular elevation is prevented for any reason, shoulder impingement syndrome can occur.
Brief Review of Assessment and Treatment of Low Back Conditions
The following is a brief overview that links the low back condition with its corresponding assessment procedure and its corresponding treatment.
Dr. Tasha Stanton Lecture – New Insights from Pain Neuroscience
Our brain produces sensations according to the credible believable evidence that is present, not just from the sensory information from that body part.
Degenerative Joint Disease (Osteoarthritis) of the Low Back
Degenerative joint disease (DJD) is also known as osteoarthritis (OA); when this condition occurs in the spine, it may also be called spondylosis.
Spondylolisthesis is a condition of the spine in which one vertebra slips on the vertebra below it. This condition usually occurs in the lumbar spine.
Osteoarthritis Isn’t Just Wear And Tear
The study published shows that even correcting for body mass index and age, osteoarthritis of the knee is twice as common now as it was before the 1950s.
Assessment and Treatment of Specific Musculoskeletal Conditions of the Neck
This blog post introduces and explains how the manual therapist can perform assessment and treatment for specific musculoskeletal conditions of the neck.
Osteoarthritis of the Cervical Spine
The causative mechanism of osteoarthritis is excessive physical stress placed on the joint, resulting in cartilage and then bony degeneration.
How do we treat patellofemoral syndrome with manual therapy?
Given the many possible causes of patellofemoral syndrome, following is a typical guideline for manual therapy treatment.
Signs, symptoms, and assessment (diagnosis) of patellofemoral syndrome
Patellofemoral syndrome can be easily assessed/diagnosed by employing the orthopedic assessment test known as patellofemoral syndrome test.
What is patellofemoral syndrome and what are its causes?
Essentially, patellofemoral syndrome is osteoarthritis of the patellofemoral joint. It involves cartilage degeneration and the development of bone spurs.