Injury Prevention

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5 Exercises To Avoid With Achilles Tendonitis

Are you wondering what activities make Achilles tendonitis worse? Knowing what to avoid when you’re dealing with Achilles tendon pain is just as important to get you feeling better fast.  In this article, I’ll review five exercises to avoid with Achilles tendonitis to stop the roller coaster ride of symptom exacerbation so you can start …

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Kinesiology Tape vs. Athletic Tape – What’s The Difference?

Tape is tape, right? Wrong.  If you’ve ever found yourself riddled with indecision in the sports tape aisle, you’ll quickly learn there’s quite a variety. So before you just grab any old tape and hope for the best, this article will explore the differences between kinesiology tape vs. athletic tape so you can choose the …

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Why Does My Achilles Feel Tight? (14 Potential Causes)

Does your Achilles frequently feel tight or painful? That nagging feeling (especially after you were active) may be trying to tell you something (and the problem may not be just your Achilles). Keep reading to discover some of the most common reasons why your Achilles always feels tight, what you can do about it, and …

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Taping For Patellofemoral Syndrome – Does It Work?

Have you ever wondered if slapping on some colorful tape can solve your knee pain problems? After all, athletes are always covered in it, so it must be good. Taping is a popular go-to for injuries and patellofemoral pain is no exception. Although it may be popular, does it actually work? Let’s explore the different taping …

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Is Pilates Safe For Osteoporosis?

When you have osteoporosis, you’ve probably heard that low-impact strengthening exercises are essential to help build bone health.  Pilates exercise typically makes the list of low-impact strengthening exercises, but is Pilates safe for osteoporosis?  The truth is, it can be a little tricky to tease out which exercises to avoid.  Pilates is mostly safe, with …

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