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The Dangers of Rapid Weight Loss

Today there is an unbelievable amount of pressure on the public to work to reduce their weight. The pressure people might be experience is almost to the point that is unbearable and unfortunately the idea of losing weight seems nearly impossible for so many. There are so many businesses falsely advertising that you will experienceContinue Reading »

Antibiotics and Achilles Tendon Tears

In our recent YouTube video, we discussed how the antibiotic class of Fluoroquinolones can cause tendon tears in several areas of the body, especially the Achilles tendon. There are several types of Fluoroquinolones, including: ciprofloxacin (Cipro), levofloxacin (Levaquin), moxifloxacin (Avelox), ofloxacin (Floxin), and gemifloxacin (Factive). This class of antibiotics have often been used in theContinue Reading »

Lower back pain prevention tips

Nine out of every ten people suffer from lower back pain making it the most common reason to meet the doctor. Back pain may start with a slight discomfort and ache to severe back ache that can cause immobility too. The pain may be triggered due to numerous reasons like a past accidental injury orContinue Reading »

Tips to prevent shin splints

Among the most common injuries suffered by a new runner is shin splints. It is the pain that is felt on the outer front or on the back inside of lower part of your legs. Shin splints are caused due to tight muscles of the calves and weaker shin muscles. Moreover a bio-mechanical defect andContinue Reading »

What is a rotator cuff tear?

A rotator cuff tear is common among people who repeat the same arm movement constantly, for example those engaged in sports activities like baseball, tennis, or are painters or window cleaners which involve regular and rigorous movement of arm, often experience pain and discomfort after a while. Pain along the shoulder could also be dueContinue Reading »

How runners can conquer chronic knee pain

It is quite common for runners to suffer from knee pain as there is a lot of physical stress and pressure exerted on the knees while running. Besides running there are other several causes that lead to knee pain, however, running further aggravates the problem. Runners normally experience chronic knee pain due to the continuousContinue Reading »

How to treat a rotator cuff tear without surgery

Today, most of the patients who suffer from a rotator cuff tear often wonder if this issue could be resolved without surgery. First, let’s discuss what a rotator cuff tear actually is. A human body’s upper arm is connected to the shoulder blade with a group of muscles and tendons which are found in theContinue Reading »

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