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SPRAINED ANKLE

SPRAINED ANKLE OVERVIEW A sprained ankle happens over 25,000 times a day.  That’s over 9 million sprained ankles every year.  Obviously, a lot of people get them through various activities, but it is actually the #1 most common sports related injury. An ankle injury generally occurs when there is a [...]

LOW BACK PAIN

LOW BACK PAIN OVERVIEW The low back supports the weight of the upper body and provides mobility. For example, muscles in the low back are responsible for flexing and rotating the hips while walking, as well as supporting the spinal column. Nerves in the low back supply sensation and power [...]

SHOULDER PAIN

SHOULDER PAIN OVERVIEW The shoulder is made up of several joints that combine with tendons and muscles to allow a wide range of motion in the arm. Because so many of  us have rounded shoulders, muscle imbalances can increase instability and pressure, resulting in pain, including tendon inflammation (bursitis or tendinitis) [...]

KNEE PAIN

KNEE PAIN OVERVIEW The knee is the largest joint in the human body and functions as a “hinge joint”… it’s where the major bones of the upper body and lower body meet. Injury and pain can be due to bio-mechanical problems, ruptured ligaments (ACL or MCL), torn cartilage, irritation/inflammation of [...]

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