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How to Improve Ankle Stiffness and Increase Ankle Dorsiflexion

How To Improve Ankle Stiffness And Increase Ankle Dorsiflexion

Ankle stiffness is a common problem that often doesn’t get seem to noticed until the stiffness starts to impact daily activities or it’s affecting recovery after surgery. Most people never realize how stiff their ankles have become until it’s progressed to a point of pain or limited ability. Limited ankle dorsiflexion (bending the ankle up …

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The Best Treatment for Sinding Larsen Johansson Syndrome at Home

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How to treat Sinding Larsen Johansson Syndrome at Home Anterior knee is a common complaint amongst pre-teens and teenagers, especially during periods of increased activity and during growth spurts. Teenagers can suffer from many different causes of anterior knee pain including Osgood-Schlatter’s Disease, Patellofemoral tracking disorder, Meniscus Tear, and Sinding-Larsen-Johansson Syndrome (SLJ). Sinding-Larsen can be …

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The Best Gift Ideas after a Total Hip Replacement to Speed Up Recovery

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The Best Gift Ideas after a Total Hip Replacement to Speed Up Recovery Total hip replacement surgery, as you can imagine, is a major procedure. It involves several weeks of healing time as well as physical therapy, and sometimes even a short stay at a rehabilitation center. If you have a family member or friend …

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Tips to Clean and Do House Chores With Less Low Back Pain

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Tips to Clean and Do House Chores With Less Low Back Pain Trying to do everyday tasks like driving and cleaning become almost impossible when your lower back hurts. Unfortunately, life doesn’t stop when you’re injured, and household chores still need to be done. Don’t despair though, because you can still tackle cleaning without making …

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Total Knee Replacement: The Best Gift Ideas to Speed Up Recovery

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The Best Gift Ideas after a Total Knee Replacement to Speed Up Recovery Total knee replacement surgeries open up a vastly improved quality of life for many people—the surgery provides increased mobility and a reduction in pain. Unfortunately, the recovery from the surgery can be arduous. If you have a family member or friend going …

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Running with Knee Arthritis: Should You Run With Bad Knees?

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If you have bad knees, you’ve probably tried avoiding many physical activities for fear of additional pain or further injury progression. Did you know that many times being active can actually help rather than hurt your condition? If you have joint issues, like knee arthritis for example, running can be very beneficial for a number …

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8 Common Causes of Lower Back Pain from Running and How to Fix It

8 Common Causes of Low Back Pain with Running and How to Fix Them

Lower back pain is the most common complaint of pain in adults behind only headaches (about 80% according to the National Institutes of Health), so it’s no surprise that runners of all levels can experience some degree of back pain as a result of participating in an activity that they enjoy. The pain can range …

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Stability Ball Exercises: The Top 10 Ball Exercises for Back Pain

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Back pain, at it’s best, is a mild inconvenience. At its worst back pain can turn into a debilitating condition. According to the World Health Organization low back pain is a leading cause of work absence and activity limitation. It’s estimated that 80% of people will experience back pain in their lifetime. As a result …

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