CALF STRAIN: Symptoms and Management

A calf strain affects the muscles at the back of the lower leg, and tends to come about due to a sudden excessive force through the muscle, or with repetitive overuse. The calf is a group of muscles that allow you to point your foot and your toes downwards, generating the propulsive forces that help…

All about Neck Pain

Neck pain is any time your neck hurts. It’s a common problem with lots of causes. Your neck has a tough job. It holds up the same weight as a bowling ball all day long. The bones at the top of your spine, along with your muscles and ligaments, support your head, which weighs about…

Hip Pain

The hip’s unique anatomy enables it to be both extremely strong and amazingly flexible, so it can bear weight and allow for a wide range of movement. The hip joint can withstand repeated motion and a fair amount of wear and tear. This ball-and-socket joint — the body’s largest — fits together in a way…

Preventing Overuse Injuries in Young Athletes

With so many young athletes playing sports, it’s no wonder injuries are common. Half of all sports medicine injuries in children and teens are from overuse. What is an Overuse Injury? An overuse injury is damage to a bone, muscle, ligament, or tendon caused by repetitive stress without allowing time for the body to heal.…

Understanding A Fall

There are many reasons why people fall. This article is designed to give you a better understanding of these reasons. But remember, just because you are reading this, doesn’t mean all of these reasons apply to you. It might not even mean that you have had a fall. But the more you understand, the more…

Back Pain And Cycling

Despite cycling being a good physical workout, it often leads to excruciating back pain. Cycling is a great low-impact activity for people suffering from lower back pain. With proper posture and the right bike size and setup, cycling is a good recovery exercise that will allow you to come back strong from an injury, without…

Take good care of your joints as you age.

If you’re like most people, you don’t think much about your joints until they start complaining. But your joints deserve attention long before they cause continuous discomfort. “Prevention really is the best medicine when it comes to joint pain,”  Make sure to adapt your daily routine to relieve pressure on your joints. The following techniques…