Athlete’s Foot

Tinea Pedis, or Athlete’s Foot, is the most common fungal skin infection. While this infection most often develops in the moist area between the toes, different forms can develop on different parts of the foot. Regardless of the location of …

What’s Causing Pain During Bicycling?

Bicycling may seem like an excellent, low-impact way to get some good exercise. True, it has tremendous benefits, not only physically but also for practical transportation. However, it does put a good deal of stress on the muscles, tendons, and …

I Tore My ACL

The knee joint is stabilized by four major ligaments. The ligament that confers the most stability to the knee joint, yet is one of the most frequently injured, is called the anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL. The ACL is one …

Medications and College Sports

College athletes engage in numerous high impact activities, opening the door to all sorts of injuries. The most common of these injuries are fairly simple muscle strains and sprains and require very little treatment. These injuries are frequently self-limiting, meaning …

Physical Therapy after a Traumatic Brain Injury

Physical Therapists working in hospital’s’ Neurology wards treat individuals who are in the acute phase of a traumatic brain injury (TBI). These injuries occur as a result of external factors, such as a blow to the head, which subsequently trigger …