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How to Avoid 5 Common Running Injuries

How to Avoid 5 Common Running Injuries

For many, running is more than an exercise. It’s a way to relax, blow off steam, and meditate. But unfortunately, if you run often enough, you’ll likely experience an injury. So, let’s examine some of the most common running injuries and how they happen so you can avoid them as much as possible.

What is a SLAP Tear, and How is It Treated?

What is a SLAP Tear, and How is It Treated?

A tear in any cartilage may cause pain and limit mobility. But tearing cartilage in your shoulder potentially limits the ability to use your arm as well as any participation in throwing sports or other overhead activities. One type of this injury is called a SLAP tear, and it makes up 4% to 8% of shoulder injuries.

Back Pain Myth Vs. Reality

Back Pain Myth Vs. Reality

Back pain is an extremely common ailment. It’s so common that people have developed misconceptions about its causes and treatment. Unfortunately, a back pain myth will never ease pain, and it can potentially make a condition worse. So, let’s discuss a few old wives’ tales you should ignore.

The Basics of Carpal Tunnel Surgery

The Basics of Carpal Tunnel Surgery

You’re probably experiencing carpal tunnel syndrome if you feel tingling, numbness, weakness, or pain in one or both of your hands. Don’t panic. It’s a common condition. Treatments include wrist splinting, medication, and occupational therapy for mild cases. However, more severe cases require carpal tunnel surgery. Here’s what you need to know about the procedure.

5 Ways to Boost Your Recovery from Knee Replacement Surgery

5 Ways to Boost Your Recovery from Knee Replacement Surgery

Knee replacement surgery is a routine procedure that relieves chronic joint pain. In fact, it’s so common that hundreds of thousands of patients opt for it each year. But even though this surgery has become a standard medical treatment, a full recovery from it still requires time and effort. So, if you ever undergo a knee replacement, follow these steps to get back on your feet as quickly as possible.