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Hamstring Rehabilitation Guidelines – an evidence based approach

Hamstring injuries are at the high incidence rate in various field sports which require powerful accelerations, deceleration or explosive movements, in every year around the world. American football, Australian rules, Soccer, rugby union,...

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Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD)

Just about everyone will end up with some type of lower back pain or another throughout their lifetime. Pain can range from mild to severe. It can last for an extended period of time or it can be short-lived. Regardless of how it happens,...

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Carpal Bone Fracture

An individual with a wrist fracture is someone who has broken one of the 10 different bones making up the wrist joint. With 10 different bones in the wrist: eight carpal bones and two forearm bones, wrist fractures tend to be one of the...

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Biceps Brachii Tendinopathy

Biceps brachii tendinopathy refers to an inflammation in the tendon connecting the biceps muscle found on the front of the upper arm to that of the shoulder blade. The main function of the biceps is to bend your arm, and to rotate your arm....

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Dry Mouth (Xerostomia)

Dry mouth is a health problem that contributes to tooth decay and other mouth infections. Dry mouth may indicate a more serious problem in your body. If you suffer from any of these symptoms, my advice is to inform your doctor and dentist...

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Concussion

Concussions are traumatic brain injuries that alter the manner in which your brain functions. Most of the time, the effects are only temporary, but they can include problems with concentration, judgment, headaches, memory and coordination....

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Ankle Fracture

Broken ankles are commonly referred to as ankle fractures, which means one of more of the bones making up the ankle joint are broken. Fractured ankles range from simple breaks in a single bone, which might not prevent you from being able to...

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Adolescent Anterior Knee Pain

Adolescent anterior knee pain is a common presentation among healthy, active young individuals. Females are more commonly affected. Pain in the front (anterior) and the centre of the knee (behind the kneecap) usually gets better with manual...

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Achilles Tendon Rupture

What is the Achilles Tendon? The Achilles tendon is an important structure in the back of the leg above the heel bone (calcaneus). The tendon connects the heel bone with the calf muscles (known as the gastrocnemius and soleus) and bends the...

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Adductor Tear

Muscle strains are quite common, especially in those who are active in sports. There are three main sets of muscles in the thigh: the quadriceps in the front of the thigh, the hamstring muscles at the back of the thigh and the adductor...

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Accessory Navicular Syndrome

The accessory navicular is an extra foot bone found in the inner side of the foot next to the navicular bone (a bone on the inside of the foot). It is present since birth (congenital) and thus, it is thought to have a genetic basis. Based...

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Achilles Tendinopathy

What is the Achilles tendon? The Achilles tendon is an important structure in the back of the leg above the heel bone (known as the calcaneus). It connects the heel bone with the calf muscles. The Achilles tendon helps the bending forward...

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