What are Trigger Points? Trigger points, also known as “knots”, are hypersensitive tender points within the fascia that surrounds skeletal muscle. They can sometimes be felt as nodules in tightly contracted muscle bands and are often times associated with musculoskeletal issue. Trigger Points are the most common source of pain that may be caused by […]

Tennis elbow also known as Lateral Epicondylitis occurs when the ligaments of the lateral epicondyle (elbow) is over used by repetitive motions of the arm and wrist, resulting in inflammation. Just as the name states, it is an injury typically seen in an individual that plays tennis, but it is not limited to just tennis […]

Sprain vs. Strain

Posted In: Pain Management, Wellness Blog By Delight Medical

Some point in our lives we have all experienced a sprain or a strain, whether it be an ankle sprain while playing a sport or straining our backs lifting something too heavy. But contrary to popular belief, a sprain and a strain are two different injuries that are commonly used interchangeably that we all have […]

Referred Pain

Posted In: Pain Management, Wellness Blog By Delight Medical

Have you ever heard of the term “referred pain”? Well what exactly is referred pain and how can you determine if you have referred pain? In this article, we will discuss what exactly is referred pain, how and when it occurs and treatments for it. What is Referred Pain? Referred pain is a type of […]

What is Osteoathritis? Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease that occurs when the cartilage between the joints– which acts like cushioning– start to degenerate and breakdown causing bone on bone friction during movement which results in pain if left untreated. It is the leading cause of disability in individuals over the age of 50 that […]

Shoulder pain can be a real nagging issue that can ultimately prevent us from doing basic every day living activities such as brushing our teeth, changing clothes and even sleeping in some cases. The problem with shoulder injuries is that they can go untreated or misdiagnosed as tight muscles. In order to assure that you […]

Many people suffer from joint knee pain and have been told that they need to have surgery to relieve the pain, do physical therapy or to simply deal with the pain if they are opposed to doing surgery, which causes individuals to live off pain medications and a lot of over the counter medications. Many […]

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections is a relatively new alternative treatment method to help heal and prevent or prolong the need of surgeries for injuries and can help with acute and chronic pain. Platelet Rich Plasma Injections are now being used worldwide to help with shoulder injuries, knee injuries, and in some cases in hair restoration. […]

The Achilles Tendon is an important structure in your foot that connects the calf muscles (Gastrocnemius and Soleus) and the heel of your foot together. It is the strongest and largest tendon in the body and its primary role is to help with the action of plantar flexion (pointing your toes). The Achilles tendon is […]

What is sciatica pain? It seems that everyone who suffers from any kind of lower back pain leaves their doctor’s office with a diagnosis of sciatica. Unfortunately, most doctor’s offices do not put in the appropriate time nor complete musculoskeletal examination to evaluate any other causes of lower back pain. Therefore, it is easy for […]

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