Bursitis

Bursitis

Bursitis is an inflammatory condition of the bursae, a synovial fluid-filled sac that acts as a cushion between a muscles, tendons, and joints. Healthy bursae create a smooth, almost frictionless functional gliding surface, making normal movement painless. Here are some examples of bursitis: – Patellar bursitis (knee) – Trochanteric bursitis (hip) – Olecranon bursitis (Elbow) … Continue reading

Patellar tendinitis (Jumper’s knee)

Patellar tendinitis (Jumper’s knee)

Patellar tendinitis (patellar tendinopathy, also known as jumper’s knee), is an inflammatory condition of the patellar tendon, the band of connective tissue that connect the Quadriceps Femoris on the tuberosity of tibia (the shinbone). This condition occurs overall in athletes that perform activities that involve jumping (volleyball, basketball, etc.). Patellar Tendon Image by “Knee Pro … Continue reading

Morton’s Neuroma

Morton’s Neuroma

DESCRIPTION Morton’s neuroma is a a perineural fibroma (fibrous tissue formation around nerve tissue) of an intermetatarsal plantar nerve, most commonly of the second and third intermetatarsal spaces (between 2nd-3rd and 3rd-4th metatarsal heads). This problem is characterised by sharp pain and/or numbness, often relieved by removing footwear. Morton’s Neuroma Fibrosis of the intermetatarsal plantar … Continue reading

Cumulative Trauma Disorders

Cumulative Trauma Disorders

The term Cumulative Trauma Disorder (CTD) identifies a large group of conditions that result from traumatizing the body in either a minute or major way over period of time. It is the build up of trauma that causes the disorder. These conditions are often focused on a joint and usually affect muscles, bones, tendons or … Continue reading

Elbow Impingement (Posterior)

Elbow Impingement (Posterior)

Description Elbow impingement is a condition characterized by compression and damage to soft tissues (such as cartilage and articular capsula) situated at the back of, or within the elbow joint. This compression usually happens between the ulnar olecranon and the olecranon fossa of the homerus. Shock absorbing cartilage lies between these joint surfaces cushioning the … Continue reading

Welcome online Park Rehab

Welcome online Park Rehab

Hello everybody, Marco here! This is the official presentation of Park Rehab in the digital world. My staff and I are working in the professional sport field from many years and now we think that is time to share our experiences about everything concerning orthopedic medicine, rehabilitation, physiotherapy and athletic conditioning in professional sport. Our … Continue reading