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Groin Injuries: Pains and Pulls
Groin pain, groin strain, groin pull injury, or adductor strain; call it what you want, the fact is, it's a very common muscle strain injury that currently plagues sports like soccer, basketball, football, hockey, track... - Found June 18, 2008
Hip Pain: Illiopsoas Tendonitis and Illiopsoas Syndrome
Iliopsoas Tendonitis and Iliopsoas Syndrome are conditions that affect the iliopsoas muscle located in the anterior region (or front) of the hip, causing hip pain. What are Iliopsoas Tendonitis and Iliopsoas... - Found October 07, 2008
Knee Pain, Knee Injuries and Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Knee pain and knee injuries, as a result of Iliotibial Band Syndrome, can be an extremely painful and frustrating injury that puts a big strain on both the knee and hip joints. Knee pain and knee injuries are very... - Found June 18, 2008
Ongoing Treatment and Prevention For Illiotibial Syndrome
With some knee injuries, the pain felt mainly in the knee may actually result from the muscles that support the knee; namely the tensor fasciae latae and the large muscle at the rear of your upper leg, called the... - Found June 18, 2008
Piriformis Syndrome
Piriformis syndrome is a condition in which the piriformis muscle becomes tight or spasms, and irritates the sciatic nerve. This causes pain in the buttocks region and may even result in referred pain in the lower back... - Found June 18, 2008
Plantar Fasciitis And Its Causes
Plantar Fasciitis is a common athletic foot injury. While runners are most likely to suffer from Plantar Fasciitis, any athlete whose sport involves intensive use of the feet may be vulnerable. The risk of this injury... - Found June 22, 2008
Plantar Fasciitis: Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention
A foot injury such as plantar fasciitis generally occurs in one foot. Bilateral plantar fasciitis is unusual and tends to be the result of a systemic arthritic condition that is exceptionally rare among athletes. Males... - Found November 15, 2008
Preventing Shin Splints
As with any sports injury, it's always best to take steps to prevent it rather than trying to fix it after it happens. Shin splints are no exception. Much of the literature concerning shin splints is directed at... - Found December 10, 2008
R.I.C.E. Is Nice: Treatment For An Achilles Tendon Injury
Previously, we took a look at exactly what an Achilles injury is. We had a look at the muscles and tendons that make up the Achilles; what happens when an Achilles injury occurs; and the major causes and risk factors... - Found November 15, 2008
Rotator Cuff Injury And Shoulder Tendonitis: Causes And Symptoms
Have you ever been working out at the gym, pushing a heavy weight and heard a popping sound in your shoulder? Or what about skiing down the slopes, and landing shoulder first in the snow at the bottom. Or maybe just... - Found June 22, 2008
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