Archive for the Other Conditions and Orthotics Category


Shin Pain (Shin Splints)

    Shin Splints refer to a generalized pain in the front or inside section of the lower leg, otherwise referred to as the shin area. The pain is often the result of and/or accompanied by inflammation. Symptoms The most common symptoms associated with shin splints are a stabbing pain along the shin bone accompanied [...]

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Metatarsalgia Ball of the Foot Pain

    Overview Metatarsalgia is the medical term used to refer to a painful condition better known as ‘pain in the ball of the foot’, or ‘ball of the foot pain’. This is an extremely common foot condition that is caused by inflammation in the ‘ball’ or metatarsal area of the foot, and while it [...]

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Lower Back Pain

Overview Lower back is a frequently occurring condition in modern society and far too many people suffer in silence thinking that this development is a natural part of the aging process. Symptoms: Lower back issues often involve generalized pain and a feeling of tightness in both of the muscles, especially when standing for prolonged periods [...]

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Knee Pain Due to Chondromalacia of the Patella and Patello-Femoral Syndrome

  Knee pain is one of the most common complaints heard in the doctor’s office today, but there are several different types and causes for this type of discomfort and the issue addressed in this article is knee pain due to chondromalacia of the patella, or patello-femoral syndrome. Overview Symptoms: The symptoms associated with this [...]

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