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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Groin Strain

Here’s another Blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… A groin strain is an injury to the adductor muscles, usually the adductor longus in the femoral triangle at the muscle tendon junction.  Groin strains may also involve the following muscles:  upper part of sartorius, rectus femoris or iliopsoas   Demographics: –         Most often seen in young athletes;…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Hip Bursitis

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… Hip Bursitis is the inflammation of one of the large bursa located between the gluteus maximus & minimus tendons and the greater trochanter.  This is most commonly seen in middle aged & older women who do a lot of side bending & medial rotation at the hip, or…

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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: Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… A slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) is a condition where the femoral epiphysis is displaced posteriorly & inferiorly due to weakness in the epiphyseal growth plate.  The slippage causes the femur to adduct & externally rotate causing a decreased abduction & internal rotation range of motion.   Demographics…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Ganglion Cyst

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… A Ganglion Cyst is a bulge or swelling overlying a joint capsule or tendon sheath.  They can occur anywhere in the body but are most common in the wrist & hand.   Demographics: Gender:  Females > Males (3:1) Age: any age, 70% occur between age 15-35, rare to…

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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: Tennis Elbow

Here`s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… Lateral Epicondylitis or Tennis Elbow is lateral elbow pain at the muscle-bone junction of the common extensor tendon & lateral epicondyle of the humerus.  It is the most common overuse injury of the elbow.   Risk Factors:  a)      Very common in tennis & racket sport players (usually associated…

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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…