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4 Injuries You Should Never Train Through

Do you ever find yourself pushing through extreme pain when exercising? If you’re pushing through pain, you’re putting yourself at a far greater risk of losing those gains than if you were to ease up on your long runs and talk to a physical therapist.

If you’re training for a big competition or maybe you’re just a fitness enthusiast,

The Difference Between Aerobic and Anaerobic Training for Sports

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN AEROBIC AND ANAEROBIC TRAINING FOR SPORTS

Whether you’re a weekend warrior or a professional athlete, a diverse training plan that involves different types of exercise, different intensity levels and one that works different muscle groups is important. There are two primary types of training—aerobic and anaerobic—but if you’re not a fitness buff,

Tennis and Shoulder Pain

What is Shoulder Pain?

Shoulder pain refers to any pain experienced in the shoulder, the complex of structures that includes and supports the clavicle (that is, the collarbone), the scapula (also called the shoulder blade) and the humerus (the upper arm bone.)

A number of joints maintain balance and range of motion within the shoulder,

Learning about Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Pain is a frustrating thing to deal with, especially if you don’t know why it’s happening. Arthritis is a common type of pain that afflicts humans of all ages. The most common type of arthritis is Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis but there are actually over 100 different types of arthritis. Almost 300,000 babies and children have arthritis or a rheumatic condition and about 54 million adults have doctor-diagnosed arthritis.

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Helpful Information on How to Reduce Joint Pain with Injections

Joint pain is one of the leading causes for a visit to an orthopedist.  Joints in the upper and lower extremities can become painful and swollen.  The pain can hinder an individual’s ability to carry out even the simplest tasks such as walking, dressing, grooming, driving, or basic household activities.  Depending upon your diagnosis after a radiological assessment,

How to Relieve Your Knee Pain with Accurate Diagnosis and Treatment

One of the most common knee injuries requiring arthroscopic surgery is a torn meniscus.  Now, you may be wondering exactly what is a meniscus and more importantly what purpose does it serve.

 

There are two C-shaped rubbery discs called menisci located within the knee joint between the tibia (shin bone) and the femur (thigh bone). 

How to Address Your Fracture and Informative Casting Facts

Breaking a bone can be a very traumatic incident.  However, fractures are extremely common resulting in millions of emergent visits to orthopedic physicians annually for care.  Perhaps you were active in the past and incurred multiple fractures from either participating in sports, climbing the monkey bars on a school playground, bike riding, skateboarding, or roller skating. 

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What are the Best Official Alternatives to Cupping

Are you one of the estimated 25 million viewers who have tuned into the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics?  If so, undoubtedly you have noticed the round discolorations on the upper back of several of the Olympic athletes, including Michael Phelps.

These suction cup appearing patterns harken visions of the earliest Olympians being on the losing end of an epic battle with a Kraken! 

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