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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome is characterized as pain located in the front of the knee. This problem occurs where the back of the kneecap (patella) contacts the front of the thigh bone (femur). Potential causes include overuse/repetitive stress, poorly functioning knee (and sometimes hip) muscles, and knee injury. 

If you have suffered an auto accident injury, it is advised to consult with a health provider (ie.  family physician, chiropractor, physiotherapist).  However uncommon, it is important to rule out more significant physical injuries.  The majority of car accident injuries are not serious in nature. 

There are hundreds of work-related injuries every year.   Most of these injuries can ultimately be prevented.

For muscle and joint pain, cold and heat are two commonly applied non-invasive therapies. It can often be difficult to choose which application to use.

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis is when the tendons on the thumb side of your wrist become inflamed. The pain is located at the base of the thumb. The area is typically sore to touch. Swelling may or may not be present. This problem is usually caused by chronic overuse of the wrist.

A thorough history and examination will often lead a doctor or therapist to conclude that a problem is musculoskeletal in nature. There are cases whereby the clinical presentation is such that provision of an actual musculoskeletal diagnosis is reasonably possible.

Neck pain is currently one of the most common reasons to visit a chiropractor or physiotherapist. The following is a list of neck pain prevention strategies:

Dr. Kevin Bloom

Conservative Management of Muscle & Joint Injuries

Bayview Medical Centre
37 The Links Rd.
North York ON M2P 1T7 Canada
Call: 416.644.0692
FAX: 416.644.0693