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Shoulder pain: Is it a degenerative rotator cuff tear?

What is it? The rotator cuff muscles are important for shoulder stability and control, but as a result of their location and the demands placed on them, the tendons are susceptible…

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Simple exercises to reduce your tension-type headaches

Do you suffer from headaches? As many as one in every 20 adults worldwide suffer from a headache almost every day. Headaches are painful and disabling, with most sufferers reporting reductions…

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Sore knees in kids: Do they have Osgood-Schlatters Disease?

What is it? Osgood-Schlatters Disease is a condition that develops during adolescence. It is a common cause of pain and inflammation at the bony prominence below the knee cap (Tibial…

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3 quick exercises to fix Plantar Fasciitis

What is it? Plantar fasciitis is an overuse condition of the plantar fascia, often associated with inflammation and microscopic tears in the structure due to excessive strain. The plantar fascia…

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How to relieve the pain of Tennis Elbow

What is Tennis Elbow? Lateral Epicondylalgia, commonly referred to as Tennis Elbow, is an overuse injury of the wrist extensor muscle tendons – the muscles used to bend your wrist…

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Risk factors for calf muscle strains and how to prevent them

Calf muscle strains are a very common sporting injury – particularly during activities that involve high speed or high volumes of running, acceleration and deceleration. Calf strains are especially troublesome…

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