Category: Leg and Foot Conditions

8 Tips For Healthy Knees

8 Tips For Healthy Knees

The knee joint is a weight-bearing joint and is prone to wear and tear with aging. This wear and tear results in knee pain, which is very prevalent. The cartilage surrounding the joint surfaces deteriorates as we grow old or due to repetitive stress, trauma, or injury to the knee joint. Being overweight or obese … Continue reading 8 Tips For Healthy Knees

9 Exercises For Runner’s Knee

9 Exercises For Runner’s Knee

Runner's Knee is also known as Patello Femoral Pain Syndrome(PFPS). It is commoner in females because of the broader pelvis. Runner's knee causes pain under or around the front of the kneecap. Pain occurs when running, kneeling, squatting, and climbing or descending stairs. The clicking sound of the kneecap is heard with knee movement. Risk … Continue reading 9 Exercises For Runner’s Knee

8 Exercises For Patellar Tendonitis

8 Exercises For Patellar Tendonitis

Patellar Tendonitis is an inflammation of the Patellar tendon. Patella is the medical term for the kneecap, and the patellar tendon is a tendon of the quadriceps muscle, which connects the knee cap to the shin bone and helps in knee extension. Patellar tendonitis is also known as "Jumper's knee" as it is common in … Continue reading 8 Exercises For Patellar Tendonitis

10 Causes of Feet and Ankle Swelling

10 Causes of Feet and Ankle Swelling

Swelling in the feet and ankles arises due to the accumulation of fluid and is known as Peripheral edema. It may involve the lower leg also. It can be unilateral or bilateral. It can be painless or with pain. There are several causes of peripheral edema, some of which are normal or others may be … Continue reading 10 Causes of Feet and Ankle Swelling

Managing Plantar Fasciitis Pain

Managing Plantar Fasciitis Pain

The Plantar Fascia is a broad, thick band of fibrous tissue that runs along the bottom of the foot connecting the heel to the base of the toes. The plantar fascia is designed to absorb high stresses and strains. But sometimes too much pressure damages the tissue and causes heel pain. Plantar Fasciitis is an … Continue reading Managing Plantar Fasciitis Pain

5 Ways to get relief from Muscle Cramps

5 Ways to get relief from Muscle Cramps

What are Muscle cramps? It is a sudden involuntary contraction in one or more of your muscles often felt as sharp pain. Tightness or a hard lump can be felt or seen in the affected muscle. Muscle cramps may occur during exercise, at rest, or at night, depending upon the exact cause. Commonly affected muscles are … Continue reading 5 Ways to get relief from Muscle Cramps