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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

Get Back To Your Favorite Sport With Athletic Therapy

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Get Back To Your Favorite Sport With Athletic TherapyAthletic therapy in itself today has become so vast that it encompasses various methods and dimensions with it. So much so that it has become a completely independent field of study. Many of the injured athletes these days are advised to try out athletic therapy before going for surgery. ‘Prevention is better than reaction’. This proverb is often touted by many practitioners, but the truth is that there are barely any complex medical procedures that help you ‘prevent’ an injury. That is where athletic therapy chimes in its usage again. It is used for the assessment of physical function, the treatment of dysfunction caused by pain and/or injury in order to develop, maintain and maximise independence and prevent dysfunction.

Along with injured athletes, the user group also extends, but is not limited to people with musculoskeletal injuries like active individuals, individuals with heavy work, motor vehicle accident injuries, recreational athletes, professional athletes and competitive amateur athletes.

It is also used for prolonged and chronic ailments like back pain, muscular spasms, knee pain and any other ailment that prevents you from continuing your on-going physical activity. Like a sprain in the ankle, twitching of the knee for an active runner, can all be controlled and cured by athletic therapy.

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