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Osgood-Schlatter disease is caused by a loading overuse of the knee

What is Osgood-Schlatter disease? 

Osgood-Schlatter disease is a painful enlargement of the bump on the top of the shin bone (tibia) just below the knee. This bump is called the tibial tuberosity. The tendon that attaches the kneecap to the shin bone attaches at the tibial tuberosity. There is a growth plate in this region that is soft bone.

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What is bursitis and treatment

What is bursitis?

Bursitis is inflammation of a bursa. A bursa is a fluid-filled sac that surrounds joints or tendons. A bursa reduces friction by cushioning muscles or tendons and bones that move back and forth across each other. The elbow, hip, knee, shoulder, and other joints contain a cushioning bursa. You could have pain in these areas

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What is upper back pain?

What is upper back pain?

Your upper back is largely made up of the thoracic spine, the part of the back where the ribs attach for the most part. Upper back pain is pain felt between your lower neck and the upper part of your low back.  How does upper back pain occur?  The upper back (like other parts of

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What is Lower Back Pain (LBP)? 

What is Lower Back Pain (LBP)? 

Almost everyone has back pain at one time or another. The pain may be in the center of the back or to one side, or even move down the leg. Symptoms of lower back pain may also include pain in the back, buttocks or legs, stiffness and limited motion and spasm.  What are the risk

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Carpal tunnel syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

What is carpal tunnel syndrome?  Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common, painful disorder of the wrist and hand.  How does carpal tunnel occur?  Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by pressure on the median nerve in your wrist. People who use their hands and wrists repeatedly in the same way (for example, illustrators, carpenters, and kitchen workers)

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Sleeper stretch shoulder pain recovery

The Sleeper Stretch

Maybe it sounds like a move straight out of a cheezy 1980’s wrestling show, where the villain locks the hero wrestler into the hold and is seemingly about to win. Then the hero miraculously escapes and regains some super strength and ends up winning the match. The Sleeper Stretch is definitely not that. But what

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