25 Jul July 25, 2018

Fascinating Facts About Tendons

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Tendons have some unique properties. They are considered viscoelastic. This means they are strong enough to handle the strong muscle contractions that occur when you move your joints and are yet flexible enough to angulate around your bones to create the desired muscle pull. Think of a modern day compound bow in which the cable […]

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16 May May 16, 2018

Running Facts and Injury Risks

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Running is one of the most popular sports/exercises in the world today.  It’s feasible to most, and it attracts many. It provides health and stress relief benefits.  It is a rapidly growing sport with many participants now trending to the longer runs of 10km or more (10k, ½ marathon, and marathon).  In the US alone […]

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18 Sep September 18, 2017

An Exploration of Overuse Injuries

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Overuse injuries are becoming more common.  They are prevalent in the workplace, sports (including youth sports), hobbies, and even daily activities.  They can also put a halt to the benefits of living a more active and healthy lifestyle. Overuse syndrome, known by several other names (repetitive strain injury, cumulative trauma disorder, repetitive stress syndrome), is […]

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01 May May 01, 2017

Achilles Tendon Injuries

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Why Is Your Achilles Tendon So Important? It’s the most commonly injured and ruptured tendon in the body. It’s the largest and strongest tendon in your body. It’s important for walking, dancing, running, jumping, lunging, squatting, etc. The rate of achilles injuries continues to go up every year.  This is likely due to an increasingly […]

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