Tennis Elbow – What Is It And How Can I Get Rid Of It?
Tennis elbow is the most common elbow issue for which people seek orthopaedic care. What exactly is this problem and how can it be eliminated? Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, is an overuse injury leading to lateral (outside)elbow pain and weakness. It is caused by degeneration in the origin of the extensor muscles of the forearm, primarily the […]
Ankle Sprains : Initial Evaluation and When to Seek Medical Referral
Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries seen in athletic competition. What is the best initial management in terms of protection and return to play, and when is medical consultation necessary? “Sprain” is a term that refers to an injury to a ligament, which is the soft tissue structure connecting bones together. Examples of ligaments include […]