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Plantar Fasciitis
Does Plantar Fasciitis ever go away completely? Or does one have to continue to manage the symptoms for life?
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Reply: leg numbness
Hi jimmy1111, Are you still experiencing these symptoms? Your doctor would be the best person to speak...More
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Reply: Tendinitis Prevention?
Hi Sparky9734, This overview on tendinitis offers some suggestions on how to avoid it as well as...More
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Reply: Golf injury, strain?
I have the same pain symptoms, but not from golf. I had 3 friends help me lift a 450 lb granite slab that was...More
Posted by bxpeters
Reply: Right Knee Pain
Hi jszaradowski, This overview on knee pain has some information on possible causes and home...More
Posted by atti_editor
Reply: achilles pain
Hi sirslick, Have you had a doctor check your Achilles tendon for any injury that may need medical...More
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Reply: Recovering from broken ankle surgery involving pin...
Sometimes the stabbing and all are the nerves reattaching and healing. It's painful! To reduce swelling and...More
Posted by gundygirl
Recovering from broken ankle surgery involving pin...
I am recovering from a broken ankle. Have 2 screws in the "knuckle" bone, plate and 6 pins implanted on tibia....More
Posted by kbinga
Researach/Statistics Regarding Preventable Sports ...
Hi, I was wondering if anyone is aware of any interesting research or statistics regarding preventable...More
Posted by dylanng13
Reply: heat therapy
Hi stevo2064, Here is some information on tendon injuries and some home treatment options. It...More
Posted by atti_editor
Hello jszaradowski It sounds like you may have some issue going on with your knee cap since you...More
Posted by maryann_wilmarth
Reply: shin pain
Go try ice again/ try a therapeutic band to help stretch the shin muscles
Posted by bella1998
Reply: Foot falling asleep
Hi jenny1537, This article explains some reasons for tingling in hands and feet (that "falling...More
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Hip Flexor or Groin??
Seems like my hip flexor is tender. hurts when i walk and i cannot lift my leg up without pain. now seems...More
Posted by An_259328
MAssage & Water Intake
How much water should I drink after a 90 minute deep-tissue massage.
Posted by An_259180
Statin and muscle soreness
I started taking a low dose - 20 mg each day - of Statin a year ago and since then have found that after...More
Posted by An_259148
Reply: Rib pain
Did you ever figure out what this injury was? I had the same one while doing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and popped it...More
Posted by jewjitsu
Reply: complete hamstring tendon tear
How have you been since you posted your problem? I, too, have hamstring tendinosis and was given a PRP...More
Posted by rkleinsmith
Reply: treating common flexor tendon tear
I realized you reiterated that the tear was at the elbow and so may have wondered why I would suggest seeing a...More
Posted by amcate
Reply: Hurt lower back or butt muscle??
This sounds like what i suffer from, piriformis. Walking and jogging and bicycling would cause this intense...More
Posted by anabelkis
Reply: advice on tendinopathy and bursitis
I went to get the orthotics for the feet updated over the last few days. The PT I saw for this specializes in...More
Posted by amcate
fall from 24' ladder
I had several MRI's done as a result of a fall from a 24' ladder at work. The MRI report contains...More
Posted by rcworkcompinjury
Reply: Knee Pain Type?
Hi jszaradowski, Your doctor is the best person to speak with about what is causing your knee pain, but ...More
Posted by atti_editor
Reply: ruptured Baker's cyst
Hi catsaremyblanket, I am sorry that you are in so much pain. Here is some information on baker's...More
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Reply: Lower back pain!
Thank you for responding and giving some healthy advice. I will try the elliptical, which I have, and the...More
Posted by 1976romero
Reply: Strained back muscle
Maryann, Thank you very much for your reply.More
Posted by gibijul
Reply: Ankle Swelling
I have spoken to my doctor and I can't seem to get any straight answers. My ankle and foot is so swollen...More
Posted by kandikaaiin
ankle swelling
I have talked to my doc but he can't seem to tell me why its swollen. It is swollen so bad I can't hardly...More
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Reply: Crutches needed for Menial Meniscus Tear?
I don't have the same injury, but with my hip injury I use the minimal amount of crutch support needed to avoid...More
Posted by amcate
Broken Fcot and Swollen Ankle
About 4 weeks ago I fell and broke my left foot. The bone on the pinky side of my toe was broken. I next...More
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