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How To Get Rid of Shin Splints

The tibia, or long bone in the front of the leg, is called the shinbone. Your lower leg actually has two bones, the tibia and fibula. The tibia is the larger bone in the front and the fibula is smaller, more narrow and behind the tibia and in front of the calf muscle. Shin splints …

How The Active Ice Therapy System Can Help

Nowadays, there are many ways to help heal the aches and pains that plague your body on a daily basis. Whether you are suffering from neck pain, back pain, knee pain or something else, one of the most common (but under-utilized) methods to relieving the pain is ice therapy. One amazing product that was recently …

Tips For Dealing with Repetitive Strain Injuries

A repetitive strain injury is a general term that is used to describe injuries to muscle, tendon and joints that are used over and over again in the commission of an act. Sometimes that act is an athletic endeavor and sometimes it’s a movement done at home or at work. For instance, tennis elbow is …

How To Tell If You Have Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis is a very common cause of pain in the foot, from the heel to the ball of the foot. The pain is the result of a thick band of fascia tissue that runs from the toes to the heel. This plantar fascia is a long thin ligament that you can feel directly below …

Symptoms of a Torn Hamstring & How to Treat It

The hamstring muscles are located on the back of the thigh and are actually three different muscles. They are powerful, spread across the back of the thigh and connect to the bones at the lower end of the pelvis and below the knee. They function to flex (bend) the knee joint and straighten the hip …

Gideon Massage Seat Cushion Review

The Gideon Massage Seat Cushion is a vibrating cushion massager that comes complete with heat features alongside ten vibrating points. These points are designed to penetrate deeply into the back in order to release aches, tension, knots, and stress. The muscles are loosened with the built-in heat therapy and the ten vibration points target the …

Patellar Chondromalacia – What a Pain In The Knee

Patellar Chondromalacia, commonly referred to as Runner’s Knee, is a condition where the cartilage under your kneecap begins to deteriorate and soften. This is a common problem among younger, athletic individuals but adults with knee arthritis are at risk as well. Generally speaking, patellar chondromalacia results from overuse in sports. For some, taking a few …