Injury Prevention

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What To Avoid With Shoulder Impingement

Shoulder impingement syndrome is very frustrating, especially when the pain seems to come and go.  You never quite know when you’ll be greeted with a shot of severe pain.  This article will outline the major things to avoid when you have shoulder impingement so you can stop exacerbating the pain and start feeling better.  What …

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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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