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10 10, 2018

3 Signs You Have Arthritis

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Arthritis is often related with the elderly, but both men and women can start to witness arthritis symptoms right from their 40s, and thousands of even younger people are diagnosed every year too. Though there are around 200 types of diseases that cause painful inflammation and stiffness in the joints, but osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis are the two most common forms. What is Arthritis? Basically, arthritis is a joint disorder featuring inflammation. It is one of the most common causes of joint pain. Osteoarthritis, also known as ‘wear and tear arthritis’ is caused when the cartilage lining of joints fail to repair, thus pushing tendons and ligaments to work harder and stimulating swelling [...]

22 01, 2018

IT Band – Common Sports Injuries Part 4

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Common Sports Injuries... IT Band Friction Syndrome One of the most common sports injuries of all is iliotibial band friction syndrome (IT Band). In this post, we'll disclose: The anatomy of the IT Band Symptoms of IT Band Why Physical Therapy For Knee Pain Can Help Why Sportsmed Physical Therapy Is Different.... The Anatomy of the IT Band The IT band is a long thick band that runs across the lateral part of your knee. It starts at your hip and runs just distal to your knee. Usually your symptoms are at the level of your knee. This band helps stabilize the lateral knee and hip, however, when irritated it can be [...]