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Tag: inflamed

Achilles Tendinitis (Heel Cord Pain)

March 10, 2010
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WHAT IS ACHILLES TENDINITIS? Achilles tendinitis is a syndrome of irritation of the Achilles tendon in the ankle. The Achilles tendon is the large tendon in the back of the ankle that inserts into the heel bone. When individuals overuse their Achilles tendon it becomes irritated and inflamed. This inflammation can cause pain and swelling. […]

Heel Pain (Plantar Fascilitis)

March 9, 2010
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WHAT IS HEEL PAIN (PLANTAR FASCILITIS)? Plantar fascilitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. It is due to inflammation of a thick band of tissue called the plantar fascia, which runs across the bottom of the foot, connecting the heel bone to the toes. HOW IS HEEL PAIN (PLANTAR FASCIITIS) DIAGNOSED? […]

Trochanteric Bursitis

March 2, 2010
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WHAT IS TROCHANTERIC BURSITIS? Trochanteric bursitis is inflammation of the bursa, a fluid-filled sac near the lateral point of the hip joint known as the greater trochanter. When this bursa becomes irritated or inflamed, it causes pain in the hip. This is a common cause of hip pain. WHAT ARE THE CAUSES? One of the […]

Shoulder Pain Due to Frozen Shoulder

February 26, 2010
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WHAT IS SHOULDER PAIN DUE TO FROZEN SHOULDER? Frozen shoulder is a disorder where the connective tissue surrounding the glenohumeral joint of the shoulder becomes inflamed and stiff and abnormal bands of tissue form restricting motion and causing chronic pain. HOW IS IT DIAGNOSED? The joint becomes so tight and stiff that it is nearly […]

Claw Toe

August 6, 2008
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Claw toe is characterised by deformity of a toe joint, causing the toe to lift above ground and adopt a curled up position, resembling a claw. It is frequently associated with a bunion deformity of the big toe. Commonly affected are the second and third toes but the fourth and fifth toes can be affected […]