Posts Tagged ‘Physical Therapy’

Episode 81- Radial Tunnel Syndrome

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Episode 81-Radial Tunnel Syndrome: Don’t mistake it for Tennis Elbow! Today I will talk to you about Radial Tunnel Syndrome. This is commonly missed since tennis elbow is so much more common. In this episode I will talk to you about the following:   Common signs and symptoms. Evaluative techniques The use of selective tissue…

Episode 77-Cubital tunnel syndrome

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Cubital Tunnel Syndrome It’s happened to all of us…you’re turning around and strike your”Funny Bone” on the edge of a chair, desk or the window edge on a boat which I will never forget happening to me 20 years ago. Today I will talk about causes of Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, special tests, conservative treatment and…

Episode 73- Conservative Treatment of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

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Episode 73- Conservative Treatment of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Lumbar spinal stenosis can be quite difficult to treat but in this episode I will talk about some treatment tips and techniques to help you on your way. Today I will talk about the following: Hip flexor mobility/flexibility. Glute and abdominal strengthening. Cardio considerations. Thoracic mobility and…

Lateral Elbow Pain! It’s not always “Tennis Elbow”

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Lateral Elbow Pain! It’s not always “Tennis Elbow” You’ll hear me talk a lot about Lateral Epicondylitis in this episode. ¬†Also, let’s not forget that there are several other generators of lateral elbow pain. I will talk about identifying the following: Lateral epicondylitis vs. radial tunnel syndrome C6 NRC mimicking lateral epi. Unrecognized tears of…

Episode 72- Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Evaluation & Pointers

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Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Evaluation & Pointers Today folks I give you the anatomical picture of lumbar spinal stenosis usually common with lumbar hyperlordosis. I will cover the following: Causes of lumbar spinal stenosis Foraminal stenosis Contributing muscle tightness Weak abdominals Weak glutes Abdominal protrusion Facet overcompression Nerve root compression How to evaluate patients with lumbar…