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The hallmark symptom of tennis elbow is soreness on the outside of the elbow. When you find it challenging to perform daily activities, it’s time to seek treatment.
Choosing the right running shoe is important to prevent injuries. Footwear that is properly fitted can provide protection from overuse injuries, help an athlete avoid blisters and allow a more enjoyable running experience.
Low back pain is very common, with nearly 80 percent of the population experiencing it at some point in their lives. It’s not uncommon for runners to experience low back pain as well, but for their own unique reasons.
While more scientific research is needed to quantify the positive, neutral or negative effects of cupping, it remains a treatment that many physical therapists use because, for some patients, it seems to get results.
A gait analysis may be beneficial for those who enjoy running as a recreational activity, or for athletes looking to optimize their performance following an injury
Building skills, strength and endurance are all part of the picture. So is eating right. But is there a place in a young athlete’s toolkit for special food and beverages specifically aimed at enhancing athletic performance and recovery?
It is easy to buy into the TV ads that show you amazing products and amazing actors that get great results. It is also amazing how much you can spend on products that end up becoming clothes racks or dust collectors.
While some people will require supervised medical management, many can improve through conservative treatment and following activity guidelines as soon as they are injured.