NOCTURNAL LEG CRAMPS

leg pain

Nocturnal leg cramps can lead to a rude awakening: you’re suddenly sleepless and in pain in the middle of the night.  Symptoms of nocturnal leg cramps include excruciating contractions of the calf muscles, and sometimes of the foot muscles as well.  Nocturnal leg cramps are true cramps and not spasms. The muscle remains in a cramped […]

LATERAL HIP PAIN (Trochanteric bursitis)

lateral hip pain

Lateral hip pain is pain that originates at the side of the hip, over the bony prominence called the greater trochanter.  The main area of pain will occur around this bone but commonly extends down the side of the thigh and even into the top of the lower leg, below the knee.  Pain may also […]

CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

If you experience an ache, weakness, pins and needles and numbness in your wrist and hand you may have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. What is a carpal tunnel syndrome? Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is where the median nerve may be compressed within the carpal tunnel. The carpal tunnel is a passage that runs on the palmar surface […]