Conditions

Conditions that we treat at Joint Medicine include any musculoskeletal injury, degenerative or inflammatory condition.

The most common conditions which we see are listed below

Ligament injury 

  • ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) stretch, tear or rupture (link);
  • MCL (medial collateral ligament) stretch, tear or rupture;
  • Ankle ligament sprains causing unstable, painful or swollen ankle;
  • Whiplash causing widespread micro and macro trauma to the ligaments and fascia of the neck, thoracic and lumbo-sacral spine;
  • SIJ (sacroiliac joint) ligament laxity, which usually associated with multiple imbalances in the muscles of the pelvis (link to this subject);
  • Wrist ligament strain or tear, causing wrist pain and dysfunction;
  • Thumb-base ligament strain causing thumb-base osteoarthritis and pain;
  • Big toe ligament strain.

Ligament stretch and strain are suitable to treat with orthobiologics and tears are referred to surgical repair.

Tendon injury

  • Achilles tendinopathy;
  • Tennis elbow /golfers elbow;
  • Plantar fascia;
  • Rotator cuff injury;
  • Bicep tendinopathy; and
  • Hamstring tendinopathy.
  • Gluteal tendinopathy and tear
  • Trigger finger

Joints

Osteoarthritis of…

  • Knee
  • hip, 
  • shoulder, 
  • elbow, 
  • wrist, thumb base & fingers
  • ankle, foot & toes and
  • lumbar spine
  • sacro-iliac joint
  • thoracic spine
  • neck or cervical spine.

Miscellaneous joint conditions 

  • Frozen shoulder
  • Acute and chronic gout
  • Meniscal damage of knees
  • Osgood Schlatters Disease

Nerve entrapments

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome;
  • Sciatica;
  • Complex regional pain syndrome.

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