Piriformis syndrome is a condition in which the piriformis muscle compresses the sciatic nerve, causing symptoms of sciatica into the lower extremity.
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) is a very common set of posture dysfunctional patterns. Adson’s, Eden’s, & Wright’s tests are designed to assess TOS.
The causative mechanism of osteoarthritis is excessive physical stress placed on the joint, resulting in cartilage and then bony degeneration.
A herniated disc in the neck refers symptoms into the upper extremity. A herniated disc in the low back refers symptoms into the lower extremity (sciatica).