The simplest definition of turf toe is that it is a sprain of the main joint of the big toe. It happens when the toe is forcibly bent up into hyperextension, such as when pushing off into a sprint and having the toe get stuck flat on the ground. Sprains of the big toe joint... Read More »
What is a Ganglion Cyst?
A Ganglion Cyst is a specific type of cyst. Ganglion cysts can impact a variety of joints, including your wrists, ankles, or hands. Ganglion cysts develop on your joints or tendons. They are unquestionably odd-looking and feeling, popping off of the back of your hand seemingly out of nowhere. They are usually round or oval-shaped... Read More »
The wrist is made up of eight small bones and the two forearm bones, the radius and ulna. The bones come together to form multiple large and small joints. At each joint, the ends of the bones are lined with a very smooth covering (cartilage). The bones are held together by ligaments. The shape and... Read More »
A sprain of one or multiple wrist ligaments occurs when there is excessive loading or force transmitted across the wrist. These frequently occur as the result of a fall forwards or backwards onto an outstretched hand. Force may be applied in other ways, such as with a violent twisting injury (torsion). Often, these injuries are... Read More »