Runner’s knee is a common ailment among runners, but it can also strike others. Find out what runner's knee feels like, what the treatments are, and how to prevent it.
Knee Pain Overview
Knee pain is one of the most common complaints heard by doctors. Learn all about knee pain, including what you can do for yours.
Chiropractic Care for Back Pain
Learn more about a chiropractor's role in treating back pain.
WebMD investigates possible causes of joint pain and how to treat it, both at home and with medications under a doctor’s supervision.
Picture of the Armpit
WebMD discusess the anatomy of the armpit. Find a detailed diagram and information about the function of the parts of the armpit.
Picture of the Shoulder
WebMD's Shoulder Anatomy Page provides an image of the parts of the shoulder and describes its function, shoulder problems, and more.
Picture of the Feet
WebMD's Feet Anatomy Page provides a detailed image and definition of the parts of the feet and explains their function.
Picture of the Knee
WebMD's Knee Anatomy Page provides a detailed image and definition of the knee and its parts including ligaments, bones, and muscles.
Safe Hand and Wrist Movements - Topic Overview
Try to avoid hand and wrist movements that can cause pain and other symptoms.Keep your wrists straight or only slightly bent. Avoid activities that bend or twist the wrists for long periods of time.Take frequent breaks from typing or other repetitive activities to stretch your hands and wrists.Avoid doing repetitive movements (hammering, typing, knitting, quilting, sweeping, raking, playing racquet sports, rowing) for long periods of time without rest breaks.Avoid holding objects in one position for long periods of time (holding a book or playing cards).Watch your grip. Gripping with only the thumb and index finger can stress the wrist. Whenever possible, use your whole hand to grasp an object.Reduce the speed and force of repetitive hand movements.When working with tools that vibrate (drills, sanders), use specially designed gloves that support the wrist and have vibration-absorbing padding. Take frequent breaks, and switch hands often.Stop any activities that you think may be
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Other Treatment
Other treatments for carpal tunnel syndrome include: Physical therapy techniques, such as ultrasound, hydrotherapy, and stretching and range - of - motion exercises. Ultrasound therapy uses high - pitched sound waves to create heat, which may help decreas