Category: Uncommon Pains

Costochondritis: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

  Costochondritis is an inflammatory condition affecting the cartilage tissue connecting the ribs to the sternum. Since it affects the sternum, it is also known as costosternal syndrome or costosternal chondrodynia. It causes pain in the chest area and ranges from mild to severe. The pain is similar to that of a heart attack and

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De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

  De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis is a painful condition involving the tendons of the thumb and the wrist in which they get inflamed. The inflammation is usually a result of the friction between the tendon and the narrow area that it passes through in the wrist and the lower thumb. This condition has multiple names such

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The Best Non Surgical Treatment for Shin Splints

  Medial tibial stress syndrome is the medical term for shin Splints which involves pain in the shinbone and the surrounding tissues. Athletes and people who run daily are at a higher risk of developing this condition as these activities can put undue stress on the feet and legs. When the shinbone and connective tissue

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How to Deal with Plantar Fasciitis

What is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar Fasciitis is the common cause of heel pain that causes inflammation in your Plantar Fascia. The plantar fascia is the flat band of tissue that connects your heel bones to your toes directly. If you strain your plantar fascia tissue, it gets weaken, swollen and irritated. Plantar Fasciitis is most

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ASK YOURSELF THESE 5 QUESTIONS BEFORE CONSIDERING SCIATICA SURGERY

5 Questions to Help Decide if Sciatica Surgery Is Right for You Sciatica is a pain that is caused due to irritation of the Sciatic nerve. When the pain affects your lower back and radiates down to your legs it is referred to as Sciatica or Lumbar (lower back) Radiculopathy. One way of treating this

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4 TYPES OF CHRONIC PAIN YOU SHOULDN’T IGNORE

Chronic pain is rapidly becoming recognised as a major health problem that has considerable impact on quality of life for those experiencing it. Coping with chronic pain and trying to get on with day-to-day life can be extremely challenging. Here are the most common types of chronic pain affecting adults today: 1. Chronic Back Pain:

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