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back of knee pain

Here’s What Could be Causing Your Back of Knee Pain

Experiencing pain in the back of your knee? You could have one of these five common conditions.

5 Common HIIT Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Learn about the common injuries associated with HIIT, and how you can stay safe while following this popular exercise program.

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How Long Does it Take to Heal Shoulder Tendonitis?

A flare up of shoulder tendonitis can put your life on hold. But the sooner you start a healing regimen, the better your chances of a quick and lasting recovery.

Prevent CrossFit Injuries

How to Prevent Injuries in CrossFit

CrossFit is a popular fitness training program that can sometimes lead to injuries from overexertion. Find out how to protect yourself and stay at the top of your game.

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A Podiatrists’ Guide to Orthotics

Orthotics can be a powerful addition to treatment plans for your foot or ankle condition.

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A Podiatrist’s Guide to Foot Pronation vs. Supination

If you’ve never had a foot injury before, you might not be familiar with the terms “pronation” and “supination,” which refer to the foot’s natural inward and outward movements when walking or running. These movements enable the feet and ankles to move properly and absorb the forces imposed upon them without injury. Both pronation and […]

What Is Tendonitis, and How Is It Treated?

What Is Tendonitis, and How Is It Treated?

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 […]

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Your Wrist Pain Could Be From De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

De Quervain’s tenosynovitis is a swelling of the tendons that run through the inner portion of the wrist to the thumb. When these tendons become irritated, they cause significant pain in the wrist and thumb area. Tendons can become restricted when the protective tunnel they run through swells, tightening around them. The exact cause of […]

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Djokovic Skips 2017 US Open Due To Elbow Injury

The US Open is upon us. For a few weeks, Americans will turn their attention toward the tennis leaderboards and cheer for up and coming stars, like Denis Shapovalov, and veterans, such as Venus Williams. However, one of the biggest names in tennis will be missing his first US Open since 2005 due to an elbow […]

tennis elbow

What Is Tennis Elbow?

Many patients who have never even used a tennis racket experience the orthopedic issue known as tennis elbow. What tennis elbow really means is tendonitis of the tendon that connects our forearm muscle to the elbow joint. This tendon becomes inflamed when it is irritated by constant use of the elbow joint and arm muscles. Those […]

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Knee Conditions: What Is Pes Anserine Tendonitis?

There are many possible conditions that may be causing the knee pain you feel when you work out, climb stairs, or stretch. One common knee condition you may not know that you have is called Pes Anserine. This is tendonitis of a specific tendon at the inside of your knee that usually causes bursitis as […]

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