Postoperative Problems - Check Your Symptoms
If you or someone you know is experiencing postoperative problems, check the symptoms here to determine if you need to seek medical treatment.
Occupational Therapy - Overview
Occupational therapy is treatment to help people live as independently as possible. Occupational therapists work with people of all ages who, because of illness, injury, developmental delays, or psychological problems, need assistance in learning skills to help them lead independent, productive, and satisfying lives. Occupational therapists use work, self - care, and recreational activities to ...
Groin Problems and Injuries - Preparing For Your Appointment
A list of questions that will help your health care professional diagnose and treat Groin Problem and Injuries.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Cause
Learn about carpal tunnel syndrome and what causes it.
Achilles Tendon Injury: Surgery or Immobilization - Health Tools
Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. Achilles Tendon Rupture: Should I Have Surgery?
Hammer, Claw, and Mallet Toes - Topic Overview
What are hammer, claw, and mallet toes?Hammer, claw, and mallet toes are toes that are bent into an odd position. They may look strange or may hurt, or both. These toe problems almost always happen in the four smaller toes, not the big toe. A hammer toe bends down toward the floor at the middle toe joint. This causes the middle toe joint to rise up. It usually affects the second toe. Hammer toes often occur with bunions. Claw toe often affects the four smaller toes at the same time. The toes bend up at the joint where the toes and the foot meet. They bend down at the middle joints and at the joints nearest the tip of the toes. This causes the toes to curl down toward the floor. A mallet toe bends down at the joint closest to the tip of the toe. It often affects the second toe, but it may happen in the other toes too. If you notice that your toe looks odd or hurts, talk to your doctor. You may be able to fix your toe with home treatment. If you don't treat the problem right away, you
Groin Problems and Injuries - Check Your Symptoms
Check your symptoms of groin problems and injuries.
Swelling - Home Treatment
Mild swelling will usually go away on its own. Home treatment may help relieve this swelling.
Knee Problems and Injuries - Prevention
Tips to help prevent knee problems and injuries.
Olecranon Bursitis (Popeye Elbow) - Topic Overview
What is olecranon bursitis?Bursitis is an inflammation of small sacs of fluid (bursae) that help joints move smoothly. Olecranon bursitis, which affects the olecranon bursa at the back of the elbow, is sometimes called Popeye elbow. This is because the bump that develops at the back of the elbow looks like the cartoon character Popeye's elbow.What causes olecranon bursitis?There are three general