Felicia Adderley-March 29, 2022
There are over 100 different types of arthritis. Osteoarthritis is the most common of them all and it affects 32.5 million adults in the United States alone. As you can imagine the worldwide number is much, much more. Other types of arthritis include psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Did you know that [...]
Felicia Adderley-February 22, 2022
Back pain is tricky. It can have many different causes and can pop up unexpectedly at any time of life. A few conditions that sound similar and all can cause back pain are- spondylolysis, spondylosis, and spondylolisthesis. Though they have a similar meaning, these three terms differ greatly from each other. The first term spondylosis [...]
The hamstrings are composed of three groups of muscles at the back of the thigh. Overstretching the hamstrings can cause them to tear, causing a hamstring strain. If just one of these muscles in the group is overstretched, a hamstring strain can develop. The pain can be mild or severe. An injury to the hamstring [...]
Compression of the median nerve can occur when it passes through the carpal tunnel, a narrow space in the wrist that houses 9 tendons plus the median nerve- so let’s just say it’s a full house. These tendons attach to the muscles in the hand and control its movement. When there is compression of the [...]
Felicia Adderley-December 14, 2021
Have you tried everything to improve your health, but nothing seems to work? Well, you may be doing some things wrong and not even know it. Your health is very important because, without it, you won’t have  good quality of life or be able to do the things that you love to do. What do [...]
Felicia Adderley-November 16, 2021
5 Ways to Stay Fit this Fall Being physically active is very important in maintaining one's overall health. However, according to the World Health Organization 1 in 4 adults is not active enough. This is detrimental, as there are many benefits to staying fit like having improved heart health, having more energy/an energy boost, getting [...]
Felicia Adderley-November 2, 2021
Did you know that back pain is a common condition that affects many people? In fact, up to 80% of people will experience back pain at some point in their life. Back pain can affect a wide age range, from children up to the elderly. Lumbar strain can be one of many different causes of [...]
Felicia Adderley-October 19, 2021
Cervical spondylosis is a term that refers to arthritis of the neck. It is usually connected to age-related changes. As we age, wear-and-tear affects the spinal discs in your neck making them dehydrated and less flexible. This is a common occurrence and affects more than 85% of people older than the age 60. Additionally, at [...]
foot pain
Felicia Adderley-October 5, 2021
Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the plantar fascia, a thick band of tissue that runs from the heel bone to the toes. It acts as a shock absorber and is found at the bottom of the foot. When this structure becomes inflamed, many people report feeling a sharp, stabbing pain on the bottom of [...]
Felicia Adderley-September 21, 2021
Did you know that 45% - 65% of all shoulder pain cases are caused by shoulder impingement? Additionally, 50% of people with shoulder pain report persistent symptoms after 3 years. Many people are living with chronic shoulder pain potentially due to shoulder impingement. Shoulder impingement is a condition that results from a structural narrowing of [...]