Dancing builds muscle strength and flexibility — but dancers must be careful if they want to sidestep serious injuries.
Tendonitis is a common problem, affecting athletes, office workers, and musicians alike. Indeed, it can affect almost any part of the body, though it’s most common in the tendons of the shoulders, elbows, wrists, and knees. Some of the most frequent types include patellar tendinitis (or “jumper’s knee”), lateral epicondylitis in the elbow (or “tennis elbow”), and Achilles tendinitis. As […]
Achilles tendonitis is a common injury many cyclists experiences when over using their ankle joint. Repetitive cycling can cause the Achilles tendon to become inflamed, causing pain that will get worse if left untreated. The Achilles tendon is very important, as it attaches the back of your foot to your calf, enabling you to run, jump, walk, […]