Author: Peter Hogg

Lumbar Pain During Pregnancy Between 50% and 80% of women experience some form of back pain during their pregnancy, ranging from mild pain associated with specific activities to acute back pain that can become chronic. Lower back pain usually occurs between the fifth and seventh month,...

Thoracic outlet syndrome is the presence of hand and arm symptoms due to pressure against the nerves or blood vessels in the thoracic outlet area. The thoracic outlet is the space between the clavicle and first rib. This narrow passageway is crowded with blood vessels, muscles,...

Golfers Elbow or medial epicondylosis is very similar to the much more prevalent tennis elbow. It is a condition characterised by inflammation of the medial epicondyle as a result of strain upon several flexor tendons that originate there. Golfer’s elbow is characterized by pain, tenderness,...

Although hip problems in children are relatively rare, there are a number of conditions which are potentially serious which need to be recognised and treated early. Children presenting with hip problems are often misdiagnosed because of the sometimes vague description of the symptoms. Whilst very young...

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