Repetitive strain injury
A repetitive strain injury (RSI) is an "injury to the musculoskeletal and nervous systems that may be caused by repetitive tasks, forceful exertions, vibrations, mechanical compression, or sustained o...
Repetitive strain injury - Wikipedia
Dave Mirra: A Hero's Death And CTE's Arrival
BMX pioneer Dave Mirra is the first action sports athlete to be diagnosed with CTE. In an exclusive interview, his wife, Lauren Mirra, speaks about his diagnosis, his last weeks and his legacy.
'Dry Eye' Has Ruined People's Lives — And Stumped The Medical Community
Some people suffer eye pain so excruciating that they feel suicidal, yet ophthalmologists can see nothing wrong.
Brain Disease CTE Found In 87 Deceased NFL Players
Researchers say they've identified a brain disease believed to be associated with repeated head injuries and concussions in a total of 87 out of 91 former NFL players who had donated their brains to s...
Dave Mirra: A Hero's Death And CTE's Arrival
BMX pioneer Dave Mirra is the first action sports athlete to be diagnosed with CTE. In an exclusive interview, his wife, Lauren Mirra, speaks about his diagnosis, his last weeks and his legacy.
'Dry Eye' Has Ruined People's Lives — And Stumped The Medical Community
Some people suffer eye pain so excruciating that they feel suicidal, yet ophthalmologists can see nothing wrong.
Rotator cuff
In anatomy, the rotator cuff (sometimes incorrectly called a "rotator cup", "rotor cuff", or "rotary cup") is a group of muscles and their tendons that act to stabilize the shoulder. The four muscles...
Rotator cuff - Wikipedia
Plantar calcaneal bursitis
Plantar calcaneal bursitis is a medical condition in which there is inflammation of the plantar calcaneal bursa, a spongy fluid filled sac that cushions the fascia of the heel and the calcaneus (heel...
Blackberry thumb
BlackBerry thumb is a neologism that refers to a form of repetitive strain injury (RSI) caused by the frequent use of the thumbs to press buttons on PDAs, smartphones, or other mobile devices. The nam...
Blackberry thumb - Wikipedia
Shoulder
The human shoulder is made up of three bones: the clavicle (collarbone), the scapula (shoulder blade), and the humerus (upper arm bone) as well as associated muscles, ligaments and tendons. The artic...
Shoulder - Wikipedia
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a form of encephalopathy that is a progressive degenerative disease, which can currently only be definitively diagnosed postmortem, in individuals with a hist...
Shoulder problem
Shoulder problems including pain, are one of the more common reasons for physician visits for musculoskeletal symptoms. The shoulder is the most movable joint in the body. However, it is an unstable ...
Shoulder problem - Wikipedia
Clavicle fracture
A clavicle fracture is a bone fracture in the clavicle, or collarbone. It is often caused by a fall onto an outstretched upper extremity, a fall onto a shoulder, or a direct blow to the clavicle. Many...
Clavicle fracture - Wikipedia
Scapular fracture
A scapular fracture is a fracture of the scapula, the shoulder blade. The scapula is sturdy and located in a protected place, so it rarely breaks. When it does, it is an indication that the individ...
Scapular fracture - Wikipedia
Achilles tendinitis
Achilles tendinitis (also Achilles tenosynovitis or Achilles tendinopathy) is tendinitis of the Achilles tendon, generally caused by overuse of the affected limb and is more common among athletes trai...
Workrave
Workrave is a free software application intended to prevent computer users from developing or aggravating occupational diseases such as carpal tunnel syndrome, repetitive strain injuries, or myopia.Th...
Workrave - Wikipedia
Infrapatellar bursitis
Infrapatellar bursitis is the inflammation of the infrapatellar bursa, which is located just below the kneecap. It is a common cause of knee pain and swelling among persons whose work involves kneelin...
Little League elbow
Little League elbow is a condition that is caused by repetitive throwing motions, especially in children who play sports that involve an overhand throw.The name of the condition is derived from the ga...
Little League elbow - Wikipedia
Artificial tears
Artificial tears are lubricant eye drops used to treat the dryness and irritation associated with deficient tear production in keratoconjunctivitis sicca (dry eyes). They are also used to moisten cont...
Artificial tears - Wikipedia
Talusitis
Achilles tendinitis (also Achilles tenosynovitis or Achilles tendinopathy) is tendinitis of the Achilles tendon, generally caused by overuse of the affected limb and is more common among athletes trai...
Talusitis - Wikipedia
Golfer's elbow
Golfer's elbow, or medial epicondylitis, is tendinosis of the medial epicondyle of the elbow. It is in some ways similar to tennis elbow.The anterior forearm contains several muscles that are involved...
Golfer's elbow - Wikipedia
Injurwii
An Injurwii, or Wiinjury is a colloquialism that was first coined by PL Black and the technologist RB Korngold to describe an injury sustained from gaming on a Nintendo Wii, or other physical gaming d...
Nintendo thumb
Nintendo thumb, also known as gamer's grip, Nintendinitis and similar names, is a video game-related health problem classified as a form of repetitive strain injury (RSI). The symptoms are the bliste...
Elbow manipulations for tennis elbow
Tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis is a condition in which the outer part of the elbow becomes sore and tender. Tennis elbow is an acute or chronic inflammation of the tendons that join the forea...
Radial tunnel syndrome
Radial Tunnel Syndrome is caused by increased pressure on the radial nerve as it travels from the upper arm (the brachial plexus) to the hand and wrist.
The theory is that the radial nerve becomes...
Shin splints
Shin splints, also known as medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS), is defined by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons as "pain along the inner edge of the shinbone (tibia)." Shin splints are us...
Shin splints - Wikipedia
BlackBerry thumb
BlackBerry thumb is a neologism that refers to a form of repetitive strain injury (RSI) caused by the frequent use of the thumbs to press buttons on PDAs, smartphones, or other mobile devices. The nam...
BlackBerry thumb - Wikipedia
Median nerve
The median nerve is a nerve in humans and other animals in the upper limb. It is one of the five main nerves originating from the brachial plexus.The median nerve originates from the lateral and media...
Median nerve - Wikipedia
Ulnar nerve entrapment
Ulnar nerve entrapment is a condition where the ulnar nerve becomes trapped or pinched due to some physiological abnormalities.
Ulnar nerve entrapment is classified by location of entrapment. The...
Ulnar nerve entrapment - Wikipedia
Prepatellar bursitis
Prepatellar bursitis (also known as beat knee, carpet layer's knee, coal miner's knee, housemaid's knee rug cutter's knee, or nun's knee) is an inflammation of the prepatellar bursa at the front of t...
Prepatellar bursitis - Wikipedia
Slap lesion
A SLAP tear or SLAP lesion is an injury to the glenoid labrum (fibrocartilaginous rim attached around the margin of the glenoid cavity). SLAP is an acronym for "superior labral tear from anterior to p...
Slap lesion - Wikipedia