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How Long Should I Ice My Knee
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How Long Should You Ice Your Knee?

Ice treatment is one of the simplest and most effective ways of treating knee injuries, when applied correctly. Ice treatment helps to reduce swelling and the resultant pain in the affected area by reducing the temperature of the tissues, which reduces the blood flow to the area. Reduced blood flow

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How to Sleep with Broken Ribs
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5 Tips on How to Sleep with Broken Ribs

If you have ever broken your ribs, then you know that getting comfortable enough to sleep can be difficult. Today’s article will help you understand the symptoms of broken ribs, the most common causes and the best tips on how to sleep with broken ribs.   Common Causes of Broken

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Is Stress Making Your Joint Pain Worse?
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Is Stress Making Your Joint Pain Worse?

Whenever we think about stress, we are quick to wonder how it affects our mental health – after all, that’s what stress is all about. But what we don’t often think about is how stress can affect our bodies. More specifically, our joints. We might not realize it, but a big

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Why Do My Ankles Hurt So Much While Running
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Why Do My Ankles Hurt So Much While Running?

Running is one of the best things you can do for your health. We’ve been doing it since we stepped onto this Earth – humans used to go out running to hunt for food; now we do it to stay in shape. But, even though it’s natural to run, sometimes,

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The Importance of Cold Compression Therapy for Knee Pain
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The Importance of Knee Cold Compression

Athletes, older individuals who are rarely active, young individuals who are active all the time, and everyone in between has the potential of suffering from some form of knee pain at some point in their lives. Today’s article will cover the common causes for knee pain, the R.I.C.E principle and

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How To Tell If You Have a Damaged Rotator Cuff?
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How To Tell If You Have a Damaged Rotator Cuff?

Are you feeling tenderness around the shoulder area? A pinching sensation every time you try to move your arm up and down or side to side? If that’s the case, you probably experienced some sort of rotator cuff injury. This issue is fairly common across most sports and it’s an

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Pain On The Inside Of The Elbow?
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Pain On The Inside Of The Elbow? It Could Be Golfer’s Elbow

If you feel tenderness or pain on the inside of the elbow or forearm area, you might be suffering from Golfer’s Elbow. This type of tendonitis is commonly found in the inner part of your elbow, causing trouble around the area, probably extending it onto your hand. Golfer’s Elbow is

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No Motivation To Workout? You Are Not Alone
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No Motivation To Workout? You Are Not Alone

If you are lacking motivation to workout, you are not alone. It’s totally fine if you feel lazy and unmotivated towards your fitness goals or other life goals. In fact, it is very natural. But, and this is a big “but”, you can’t let it get the best of you.

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Are Your Shoes Causing Your Knee Pain?

Shoes are designed to be functional (for sports, specific types of work, etc), trendy, stylish, and to complement your wardrobe. Unfortunately, they can also become a source of knee pain. If you make the wrong choice, especially for shoes that you wear on a regular basis, you may be in

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5 Tips For Running in Cold Weather
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5 Tips for Running in Cold Weather

As a runner, you may not find it easy running in such unfavorable weather, but there is a way around it. Even though temperatures are dropping to freezing points, you can still run with comfort during the winter months if you take the right steps. Keep reading for some great

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