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Shoulder Pain
Shoulder pain comes in many forms, among them is Adhesive Capsulitis, commonly known as frozen shoulder, a problem that causes the shoulder joint capsule to stiffen and causes a loss of movement throughout the shoulder... - Found June 22, 2008
Signs Of An Achilles Tendon Injury
Every week I get asked for information on Achilles tendon injury. So instead of constantly referring people to other sites for specific stretching, prevention and treatment, I thought it was time to write an article on... - Found November 15, 2008
Stress Fractures
Stress fractures are small cracks in the bone caused by repetitive stresses or overuse, such as the repetitive impact on the bones of the lower leg and foot during running and jumping activities. This injury commonly... - Found November 15, 2008
Stress Fractures: Causes, Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment
Stress fractures occur when repetitive stresses are applied to a weakened bone. This is a chronic injury, which means that it does not happen from a one-time event, but over an extended period. Improper equipment (worn... - Found June 18, 2008
Stretching - Why should I?
This short article looks at some of the tips, tricks and helpful hints you can use to help prevent sports injury. It's been put together to answer some of the more common questions we get regarding stretching and sports... - Found June 18, 2008
Stretching and the Warm-up
Lately, I've been receiving a lot of questions referring to the latest studies and research findings, and one question that I receive most queries about concerns the role that stretching plays as part of the warm up. - Found November 15, 2008
Stretching for Injury Rehabilitation
Choosing the right type of stretching during your rehabilitation program will have a tremendous effect on the speed of your recovery, while choosing the wrong type could lead to further injury and a very slow recovery.... - Found October 07, 2008
Stretching Scientifically
Without a doubt, the most common questions I'm asked is; "What's your view on the latest scientific studies and research findings in regards to stretching?" The short answer is; "They all make for interesting reading, b - Found November 15, 2008
The Basics of PNF Stretching
Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation, or PNF, is an advanced exercise for stretching the muscles and creating more flexibility. With the PNF exercises, the muscle groups are put through a routine of stretching and... - Found December 10, 2008
The Cool Down
Many people dismiss the cool down as a waste of time, or simply unimportant. In reality the cool down is just as important as the warm up, and if you want to stay injury free, it's vital. Although the warm up and cool... - Found June 22, 2008
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