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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Hip Pointer

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor…   A hip pointer is a contusion to the iliac crest or ASIS, sometimes involving an avulsion or tendinopathy.  It is caused by a trauma to the iliac crest often from a contact sport or motor vehicle accident.   History: Local pain, swelling and sometimes bruising to the…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Hip Sprain

Here`s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… A hip sprain is a forceful/traumatic injury to the hip joint capsule.  The hip joint is normally a very stable, deep ball & socket joint with very strong ligaments.  Mild sprains are the most common type of sprain, while moderate & severe sprains are more rare.   Risk…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Wrist Sprains

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga chiropractor… A sprained wrist is the traumatic overstretching of the ligaments of the distal radioulnar, intercarpal or carpometacarpal joints.  Hyperextension of the wrist is the most common mechanism of injury.  Radiocarpal & Intercarpal Sprains most often encompasses some combination of hyperextension, ulnar flexion & intercarpal Supination.  It often occurs…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Here’s another blog from a Mississagua Chiropractor… Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is the compression of the median nerve where the nerve passes through the carpal canal deep to the transverse carpal ligament along with the finger flexor tendons.   Gender:  Females > Males (5:1); most commonly in middle aged women Age:  Most common in 40-60 year…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Golfer’s Elbow

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… Golfer’s Elbow or Medial Epicondylitis is medial elbow pain where the common flexor tendon (especially the pronator teres) becomes inflamed.  The most common site of pathology is the interface between the pronator teres & flexor carpi radialis.  It is sually found in the dominant elbow in golfers &…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Pulled Elbow

Here’s another Blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… A pulled elbow is a temporary displacement of the radial head from the annular ligament.  Pain is due to a pinched annular ligament.  This is an extremely common traumatic injury in preschool children   Demographics: a)      Age: up to 5 years old; peak incidence is 2-3 years old…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Frozen Shoulder

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… Frozen Shoulder or Adhesive Capsulitis is the marked reduction in shoulder range of motion due to soft tissue contracture around the glenohumeral joint.   4 Stages of Frozen Shoulder: Stage Clinical Description 1 Pre-adhesive   Stage:    Full or slightly limited range of motion   No adhesions  …

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Elebow Sprain

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… An elbow sprain is soft tissue damage of the ligaments surrounding the elbow joint.  The medial (ulnar) collateral ligament (MCL) is the ligament that is most often sprained.   Sprain/Strain Grading Table: Grade Clinical Findings Healing Time 1 Simple/Mild Sprain:    Minimal Disruption of adjacent fibres   1%-10%…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Bicipital Tendinopathy

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… Bicipital Tendinopathy is the inflammation of the long tendon & tendon sheath of the biceps brachii.  It is often caused by overhead sports, gymnastics, weightlifting & pitching in baseball (cocking the baseball will impinge the long tendon of the biceps.   Etiology: 2 common types of irritation: a) …

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Glenohumeral Instability

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… Glenohumeral instability can be caused from ligament laxity, muscle imbalances or joint malformation. History: Previous trauma, shoulder pain or dislocation Possible pain with certain movements; patient may be able to voluntarily dislocate      their own shoulder.  (Glenohumeral      instability often coexists with other rotator cuff conditions) Deltoids and rotator cuff muscles…