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Category Archives: Aches and Pains

19 Dec, 2019

Tendonitis: The Facts

Tendonitis can be summarized as inflammation or irritation of the tendon. A tendon is a thick cord like structure that connects muscle to bone. All throughout our body, we have muscles that are attached to bones by tendons, which is why so many people suffer from tendonitis somewhere in their body. Tendonitis is a result

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14 Nov, 2019

Stretches to Prevent Injuries

Hiking and rock climbing are wonderful recreational activities that provides significant benefits to the body. They can workout pretty much every muscle in our body and help to build up our endurance. Even if it’s a short hike or climb, if we’re spending much of it scrambling over rocks or walking up a steady incline,

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12 Nov, 2019

Walking and Standing Shouldn’t Be Painful

Foot and ankle pain, and discomfort in the heel and arches are common problems for every age group. This type of discomfort and pain makes daily, functional activities such as standing, walking and using stairs difficult. It can also mean we have trouble going from a seated position to a standing one without pain. What causes

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5 Nov, 2019

Bursitis Pain and How it Occurs

Let’s Start by Defining Bursitis. Our bodies are amazing and have been equipped to deal with our bones rubbing or grinding together because we have ‘joint pillows’. Bursae are thin, lubricated cushions located at points of friction between a bone and the surrounding soft tissue. They are found all over our body including the shoulders,

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20 Sep, 2019

Your Pain Might Be From Tendonitis or Bursitis

You will experience some episode of pain at one point or another during your life. It’s common for a quick scan of the internet or visit to a doctor to reveal a vague diagnosis of tendonitis or bursitis as the primary cause of that pain. While these works may or may not reflect the correct

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8 Aug, 2019

Cure Your Back Pain Once and For All!

You may have experienced back pain anywhere from sharp, excruciating pain to general discomfort. Every individual experiences different signs and symptoms, however these are the most common: muscle tightness or spasms sharp or dull pain limited range of motion, stinging or burning pain that travels to the butt or thigh numbness and tingling difficulty sitting,

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1 Aug, 2019

Where is Your Pain Coming From?

If you are suffering from aches or pains, it is important for you to be able to determine the root cause of the problem. Here are some important questions to ask yourself in order to determine the causes: How long have you had your pain? For example, acute low back pain may be from a

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29 Jul, 2019

What it Really Means to Pull a Muscle

You may have heard someone say they “pulled a muscle”, or you may have said it yourself, but do you really know what that means? A “pulled muscle” is another way of describing a muscle strain. This is a very common injury in people of all ages, whether you are an elite athlete or an

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24 Jul, 2019

Low Back Pain and How it Affects Us

Low back pain is very prevalent in our society and can greatly limit our ability to carry out daily tasks. Many of us have complained at one point or another about stiffness, or radiating pain in to the buttock/legs or into the mid back. These are both indicators of low back pain affecting us. The

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19 Jul, 2019

Sprains and Strains

I’m sure you’ve heard someone say they sprained or strained something. Maybe you’ve even experienced an injury like this. Sprains and strains are common injuries that affect the soft tissues of your body. You don’t have to be an athlete to experience one of these injuries. People of all ages and activity levels are susceptible

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