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Kinesio Taping Peroneal Tendon Sublaxtion

What is Peroneal Tendon Subluxation? Peroneals are two muscles and tendons that stretch along the outer edge of your lower leg. Specifically, the peroneal tendons are enclosed in a fibrous tunnel that is attached behind the outside ankle bone. Peroneal Tendon Subluxation occurs when there is damage or injury Read more

Walking or Running: Which is Better?

Walking and running are the most popular physical activities. Both are excellent aerobic exercises. Both help promote weight loss, improve your sleep, elevate your mood, boost your energy levels, decrease blood pressure and cholesterol levels and decrease the risk of cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. The debate Walking and running Read more

Treating Compartment Syndrome with Massage Therapy

A compartment is a section within the body that contains muscles, blood vessels and nerves. Anatomical compartments are surrounded by fascia, or fibrous tissue. Compartments are present in all our limbs. The Syndrome Compartment Syndrome is a condition where pressure within one or more of the body's compartments becomes high. Read more

Protect Your Knee From Sports Damage

Sports like football, hockey and tennis require you to run at different speeds, using varying acceleration. Many times, you have to change direction while your foot is placed firmly on the ground. This causes stress to your knees and stretches the ligaments around your knees. Sometimes, this results Read more

5 Olympic Sports That Will Enhance Your Fitness

Sports persons don't just have good bodies. They are also fit and healthy, thanks to the overall strengthening and toning effects of playing sports. If you want more than just a hot bod and be really fit, you need to start playing one of these Olympic sports. 1. Kayaking Read more

All You Need To Know About Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome, or PFPS, is a type of knee pain that happens around or under the patella. The patella is the kneecap or the roundish-triangular part that you can feel when you touch your knee in the front. It is also commonly called 'runner's knee' as it Read more

4 Pains That May Mean You’re Not Sleeping Right

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Does waking up after a sleeping spell make you feel like you’re living your nightmare with all the body aches you experience? Waking up after a good night’s sleep should ideally make you feel fresh and active, but if its making you squirm in pain, something is definitely wrong. If you have been experiencing regular bouts of body ache after sleep, it is time to start inspecting your sleeping positions. This chronic pain might interfere in your daily activities and work.Back Pain

1.      Back Pain
It is the most common side effect of sleeping in bad positions. While most of us ignore it as being just another common issue, it should be noted that repeated back pain due to wrong sleeping habits can cause disruption in the spine alignment. To avoid back pain, you should sleep with your spine in a neutral and naturally curved up position. When sleeping, keep a pillow under your knees to achieve slight distance between your legs which helps your spine relax. The pain will subside within a few days.

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