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Muscle Strains

The most common source of muscle pain is a muscle strain. You may also see then referred to as muscle tears. Muscle strains do vary in severity from mild to severe and ultimately, complete rupture. What is a Muscle Strain? A muscle can strain…
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Soo..What is Tendonitis??

What is Tendonitis? Tendonitis or its aliases: tendinitis, tendinopathy and tendinosis are all tendon injuries. Tendon injuries can develop in many different parts of the body. Essentially where ever there is a tendon that attaches a muscle…
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Recommendations for Ankle and Foot Disorders

Table 2. Summary of Recommendations for Managing Ankle and Foot Disorders Ankle and Foot Disorder Treatment with Evidence Rating/Recommendation Level Recommended No Recommendation Not Recommended Achilles Tendinopathy Acetaminophen…
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Knee pain : Where does it come from?

Knee Pain: Where Does It Come From? JENNY MCCONNELL, AM, FACP, B APP SCI (PHTY), GRAD DIP MAN THER, M BIOMED ENG Australian College of Physiotherapy, Sydney, Australia. Patellofemoral pain (PFP) is a multifactorial problem with weighting which…
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Osteoarthritis: The benefits of a Walking Program

OSTEOARTHRITIS (OA) is the most common joint disorder, often affecting the knees and hips.1 Symptoms include pain, temporary stiffness, crepitus, swelling, fatigue, and movement limitation. OA is rarely present before the age of 40.1 Incidence…
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Knee Ligament Tear (ACL)

The Dutch Orthopaedic Association has a long tradition of development of practical clinical guidelines. Here we present the recommendations from the multidisciplinary clinical guideline working group for anterior cruciate ligament injury. The…
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Prevent Common Running Injuries

Mastering Common Injuries Simple exercises to keep you on the road instead of in rehab Source: http://www.runnersworld.com/masters-training/mastering-common-injuries By Pete Magill        Published May 13, 2011 For most…
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Running Injuries

The Right Footstrike Could Cure Your Injury Two new studies link footstrike to different injuries. Source: http://www.runnersworld.com/injury-prevention-recovery/the-right-footstrike-could-cure-your-injury?cm_mmc=Twitter-_-RunnersWorld-_-Content-News-_-ProperFootstrike By…
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Hip Pain Recommendations

Hip Pain Recommendations Objectives: To describe evidence-based physical therapy practice including diagnosis, prognosis, intervention, and assessment of outcome for musculoskeletal disorders commonly managed by orthopaedic physical therapists To…
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Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Back Pain

Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Back Pain: A Joint Clinical Practice Guideline from the American College of Physicians and the American Pain Society. What's New? What's Different? By: Paul Shekelle, MD, PhD   In October of last year (2007),…