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Welcome to my website, where I offer up-to-date information on musculoskeletal diseases. The aim is to share expert knowledge on the background, symptoms, and treatment of these conditions so whether you are struggling with pain or simply curious about your body's inner workings, the texts may provide a valuable resource.

 

We dive deep into the background and treatment of various pain conditions, while also providing insights on improving performance and preventing pain. Our goal is to help you stay healthier and reduce pain, and we hope that the writings offer practical tips to achieve that.

So, whether you're an athlete seeking to improve your performance, or someone struggling with chronic pain, this website has something for everyone. I hope that my texts inspire you to take charge of your health and live life to the fullest!

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Do you experience Achilles tendon pain while running or walking? Despite trying calf stretches and buying new shoes, is the pain still present? If so, you're not alone. Achilles tendon pain is a common condition, particularly for individuals over the age of 40.

In this article, we will explore the causes and treatment options for this type of pain.

Are you experiencing discomfort in your heel or the sole of your foot? Heel pain can be a debilitating condition that can affect your daily activities, but with proper diagnosis and treatment, it is possible to relieve the pain and get back to your normal routine.In this text, we will delve into the most common causes of heel pain and discuss various effective treatment methods. 

Back pain is a common problem among teenagers, but less so in younger children. However, early and effective treatment for childhood back pain is crucial, as it has been shown to increase the risk of experiencing pain as an adult.

In this text, we will explore the causes and treatment options for back pain among children and adolescents.

Are your knees often stiff and tender in the mornings? Does long walks feel painful? Do you suspect that your knees might have joint wear and tear? Do you know what the first symptoms of knee osteoarthritis are or how it should be treated? Osteoarthritis is the world's most common joint disease, the prevalence of which increases with age.

In this text, we go through the symptoms, causes and different treatment methods of knee osteoarthritis.

Are you happily pregnant but unhappy with leg pain? During pregnancy, the most wonderful changes take place in the body, which all together prepare the body for the future and enable the birth of a new life.

For many however, these changes also bring with them leg

pains.

This text discusses leg pain during pregnancy, its causes and treatment methods.

Is your child experiencing heel pain? If so, it may be Sever's disease.

Sever's disease is a common cause of heel pain in children and adolescents.

The problem is often long-lasting, but there are also treatments for it. In this text you will learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for Sever's disease and also receive tips for how to help your child get back to their active lifestyle.

Does your child have knee pain during or after exercise?

Hasn't just resting helped?

It could be Sinding-Larsen-Johansson (SLJ) disease, i.e. children's jumper's knee.  

The problem is common in people who are getting older and move a lot.

In this  text, the causes of SLJ disease and different treatments are reviewed.

Manual therapy is slowly losing its popularity as part of physiotherapeutic rehabilitation. Instead, many are rapidly moving towards so-called "hands-off" methods, where the patient is not touched at all.

Is this very wise?

In this text, I explain the benefits and potential  of manual therapy based on heavily researched evidence. 

Does your child have knee pain during or after exercise?

Hasn't just resting helped?

It could be Osgoo-Schlatter's disease.  This is a common reason for knee pain in growing children. 

In this text you will learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for Osgood-Schlatter's disease and also receive tips for how to help your child get back to their active lifestyle.

Have you or someone you know experienced pain in the front part of the knee? This can be caused by many different factors, and the location of the pain alone does not indicate the cause.

In this text, we will delve into the causes of pain in the front of the knee and explore more specific diagnoses. We will briefly discuss the causes, consequences, and treatment principles of these diagnoses.

Pain is a universal experience that can affect us both physically and emotionally.

But have you ever wondered how many different kinds of pain there are and how they should be treated?

In this text, we'll explore the fascinating world of pain mechanisms, diving into the science behind how we feel and respond to pain.

Do you have pain in your buttock? Does the pain radiate down the back of your thigh?

The pain may be due to Piriformis syndrome, which can mimic the symptoms of a herniated disc, but requires different treatment.

In this text, I will discuss Piriformis syndrome and its causes. Additionally, I will provide self-care tips to help you manage the condition.

Do you experience pain or numbness in your toes when walking? 

You may be experiencing Morton's neuroma, a benign tumor of the interdigital nerve that occurs mainly in women.

In this text, we will delve into the background, symptoms, and treatment options of Morton's neuroma.

You will also receive self-care tips to alleviate the condition.

Is your big toe turned towards your other toes? Do longer walks or standing on tiptoes hurt? It's likely a painful condition caused by a hallux valgus (bunion) deformity. The condition is 10 times more common in women than men, but it also affects men.

In this text, we will go through the factors that contribute to the development of hallux valgus, the symptoms, and the treatment options.

Ischiofemoral impingement can cause deep buttock pain that radiates to the back of the thigh.

The underlying cause is often surgery or injury, but symptoms can also start without external cause.

In this text, we will delve into the background, symptoms, and treatment options of the Ischiofemoral impingement syndrome. 

Shin splints is often used as a collective term for shin pain. The underlying causes of the symptoms can be diverse and an accurate diagnosis would improve treatment planning. The condition is particularly common among children and adolescents who engage in sports, but it can also occur in adults.

In this text, we will go through the causes of shin pain and recommended treatments.

Ankle sprains are the most common sports injury and the most common reason to seek medical attention after trauma. The primary treatment approach for ankle sprains is conservative. Good treatment speeds up the healing process and reduces the risk of recurrence.

In this text, we will examine the mechanisms of an ankle sprain and you will also receive tips on how to self-rehabilitate the ankle after a sprain.

Groin pain during exertion is a common issue among athletes. This predominantly arises in sports where forceful kicks, rotations, turns or sudden changes in direction are prevalent. Examples of such sports include soccer and ice hockey.

This text examines the mechanisms behind the onset of groin pain and explores treatment options. You will also receive self-care tips that you can try if you're experiencing groin pain yourself.

Rotator cuff tendinopathy is the most common cause of shoulder pain.

Symptoms include pain in the shoulder and upper arm during motion, but if the pain becomes chronic, it usually disrupts sleep and is troublesome even while resting.

In this text, we will look into the background and treatment options of rotator cuff tendinopathy. You will also get self care tips that you can try if you're currently suffering from shoulder pain.

Greater Trochanteric Pain refers to pain localized in the outer part of the hip.

The pain is often characterized as dull or aching and worsens with activity or when at rest. This condition is relatively common and can disrupt sleep.

In this text, we will explore the background and risk factors of Greater Trochanteric Pain, as well as various treatment methods.

You will also receive self-care instructions and advice on how you can contribute to the improvement of this painful condition.

A muscle strain is a type of injury similar to a ligament sprain, but in the case of a muscle strain, the tear occurs in the muscle fibers instead of the ligaments.

Muscle strains are common in sports that require speed, but they can also occur outside of sports.

This text explores factors that predispose individuals to muscle strains and outlines guidelines for conservative treatment.

You will also receive self-care instructions for managing a muscle strain.

Do you suffer from morning stiffness or pain in the hip or groin area?

Does prolonged walking cause pain?

Do you suspect that there might be joint degeneration in your hip?

Do you know what the initial symptoms of hip osteoarthritis are or how they should be treated?

Osteoarthritis is the most common joint disease globally, and its prevalence increases with age.

This text discusses the symptoms, risk factors and treatment options for hip osteoarthritis.

Sciatica refers to nerve-related pain that radiates from the lower back or pelvis down toward the leg. The most common cause of Sciatica is a herniated disc in the lower back.

Characteristically, Sciatica is more pronounced in the leg than any discomfort felt in the lower back or buttock area.

In this text, we will explore Sciatica, its origins, and various approaches to its management.

You will also get self care tips for treating Sciatica.

A herniated disc, or a disc bulge, typically causes more pain and functional impairment in the limbs than in the spine itself, although it can also be asymptomatic.

This condition is most common among individuals aged 30-50, with a higher prevalence in men compared to women.

Primary treatment is conservative, and the prognosis is generally favorable.

This text will explore the underlying factors, symptoms, and potential treatment options for a herniated disc.

If you are experiencing pain, numbness or tingling in your neck, shoulders, chest or upper extremities, or if you feel that your hands tire easily or are weak, you may be suffering from thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS).

TOS can cause a variety of symptoms that can significantly impact your daily activities and quality of life.

In this article, we will discuss the causes and treatment options for TOS.

It is recommended to consult with a healthcare professional for diagnosis and appropriate management.

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