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Compartment Syndrome

Compartment Syndrome

Compartment syndrome is a painful condition that is the result of a buildup of pressure around a muscle within a muscle compartment. This pressure can decrease blood flow and prevent nourishment and oxygen from reaching nerve and muscle cells, which can lead to tissue death and permanent damage. You can get the best help from […]

Shin Splints

Shin Splints

Shin splints are a common exercise-related problem caused by repetitive stress on the shinbone and the connective tissues that attach the muscles to the bone. Pain may be worse at the beginning of activity and then subside during exercise — or it may subside when you stop moving. But shin splints are not something to ignore. […]

Signs of Arthritis: Why do I experience more joint pain when it’s cold?

Signs of Arthritis

Can you sense the next approaching storm even before the local meteorologist does? If you do, you might have noticed that your arthritis pain often acts as a reliable indicator of changing weather. This phenomenon is primarily due to barometric pressure fluctuations, which tend to intensify joint pain in people with arthritis as weather patterns […]

Christopher D’Ambrosia, MD

Christopher D'Ambrosia, MD

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Slipped Vertebrae Spondylolisthesis

Slipped Vertebrae Spondylolisthesis

Like any part of the body, the spine is prone to its fair share of unsteadiness. Specifically, a condition called slipped vertebrae spondylolisthesis in which a vertebra moves and slips out of place, causing intense lower back pain, among other symptoms. Chronic back pain can prevent people from participating in enjoyable activities and hobbies. It […]

Cervical Pain: Finding the Right Treatment for Neck Pain Relief

neck pain relief

Neck pain can range from minor pain to unbearable, and can often be traced to degenerative conditions, genetic circumstances, or trauma. For patients seeking neck pain relief, a proper diagnosis is essential to finding the right treatment. The cervical portion of the spine is comprised of the seven stacked vertebrae that begin at the base […]

Did summer running season wear you down? How to cope with runner’s knee pain.

runner’s knee pain

What is Runner’s Knee Pain? Runner’s knee pain can encompass a wide range of aching pain around the kneecap that impacts runners and non-runners alike. Runner’s knee, also known as patellofemoral pain syndrome, often presents as discomfort that is experienced when bending down, walking downhill or descending stairs. The pain from runner’s knee may be […]

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