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Achilles Tendinopathy  ( 1 Jul 2011 )
Achilles tendinopathy is an overuse condition in which the Achilles tendon is damaged due to degeneration or trauma. Patient usually complain of stiffness and pain over the heel when first getting out of bed in the morning or pain with weight bearing.

Ankle Sprain  ( 5 Sep 2011 )
Ankle sprains occur when the joint twists abruptly and forcefully either inwards or outwards resulting in an overstretch or tear in the ligament. This may sometimes be accompanied by a dislocation or a fracture of the ankle joint if the force is great enough.

The anterior cruciate ligament, also called the ACL, is one of the four major ligaments of the knee helping to prevent excessive motion of the knee joint. It is commonly injured during sporting activities e.g. during tackling in football, pivoting or landing from a jump.

Cervical Spondylosis  ( 17 Jun 2011 )
Cervical spondylosis is a disorder in which there is a degeneration of the cartilage and bones of the neck (cervical vertebrae), also known as cervical osteoarthritis.

Frozen Shoulder  ( 2 Dec 2011 )
Frozen shoulder(also known as adhesive capsulitis), where the shoulder capsule tightens and stiffens up, causing pain and restrictions in shoulder movement and functions. This condition can last from weeks to months.

Herniated Disc  ( 17 Jun 2011 )
Commonly known as 'slipped disc' , this back condition refers to when the gelatinous nucleus pulposus squeezes through the annulus fibrosus and bulges into the spinal canal......

Knee Meniscus Tear  ( 1 Jul 2011 )
The meniscus is a cartilaginous tissue found between the thigh bone and shin bone. It serves to evenly distribute weight in the knee joint, cushion forces from the thigh during impact activities and provide stability to the knee joint.

Knee Osteoarthritis  ( 5 Sep 2011 )
Knee Osteoarthritis(OA knee)results from thinning of the articular cartilage,that lubricates the adjacent bones surfaces,leading to pain and difficulties in walking or climbing stairs. Conservative treatment like physiotherapy and analgesics are attempted before surgical intervention is recommended

Lumbar Spondylosis  ( 1 Jul 2011 )
Lumbar spondylosis is a disorder in which there is degeneration of the cartilage and bones of the lower back (lumbar vertebrae).

Mallet Finger  ( 17 Jun 2010 )
Mallet finger is a condition in which the terminal joint of the finger is unable to straighten by itself during finger extension.