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mleelee This is a a very tricky area to deal with and then any time you add in the IT band it just...More
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Reply: Dr. Berkoff, CYCLISTS SYNDROME/PUDENDAL NEURALGIA
Brennan, I know your post was 4 years ago but I have similar symptoms. Can you tell me if you figured out what...More
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Reply: Quad/Muscle Injury
Cross-training just refers to training in different sports -- for example running, weight lifting, and yoga...More
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Reply: Cramping all over
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Reply: Right Elbow Pain While Working Out!
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Reply: Achilles Pain
I have not tried icing it. I will try that. What did they try that did not work? I need to go get it checked. I...More
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THANK YOU. Very interesting to add a few more treatments to keep under control and relieve all pain for another...More
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wrist tendonitis & painful middle toe
Right now my fibromyalgia and/or ehlers danlos means I have been wearing a wrist brace for almost six...More
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Treating muscle weakness
I am taking SMX-TMP for prostate infection. Side effects include muscle weakness which results in muscle...More
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is running the problem??
I know it's hard to diagnose online, but quick question. I explained this to my dr., and she seemed not too...More
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Hi iam_sam, This test is used to check for hernias . A hernia could hinder you from performing certain...More
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Hi bgrund4, Did you get in to see the orthopedist yesterday? What was your diagnosis? A meniscus tear is...More
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Pelvic Floor Strain/Spasm?
Ill cut to the chase: I began a lower body workout about 4 weeks ago. It consisted of squats (Only my own...More
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hip fracture
My mother is 95 years old. She had a bad fall back in November. She suffered a hip fracture. I don't want her...More
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I have a tibia plateau fracture that happened on 12/15/13. Pain management seems to be part of the process....More
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Surgery for broken Fibula and dislocated Tibia
On February 14, 2013 I slipped on black ice, broke my fibula and dislocated my tibia along with tearing...More
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