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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

All You Need To Know About Sciatica

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Sciatica has always been misunderstood or misdiagnosed for lower back pain or leg pain because of similar symptoms. The word sciatica was first used in the 15th century and so its definition has evolved since then. There is a common misconception about sciatica that it is a form of diagnosis of the sciatic nerve root disorders but in reality sciatica is more of a set of symptoms. To clear all of these misconceptions, here is an all you need to know guide on sciatica.

What is sciatica?
The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the body with nerve roots in the lower part of the spinal cord and extends through the buttocks, back of your thigh to the lower extremities of your foot. Sometimes the five spinal nerve roots of the sciatic nerve in both the limbs are compressed or irritated due to various causes. This compression or irritation leads to a set of symptoms which includes lumbar pain, buttock pain, numbness or weakness in the leg, loss of control and tingling sensation in the leg. The pain caused by sciatica usually radiates from lower back to the back of the thigh and might go below the knee as well.

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