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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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Knee Pain and Squats

Knee pain is common in patients. One of the frustrating questions we often have to answer is: Are squats bad for your knees? This question often comes after somebody has been talking to their doctor or their trainer, or the butcher, maybe the mechanic, maybe even the guy down the street. Now obviously these people

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A Pain In The Elbow: Golfer’s Elbow

Hand or elbow issues? It could be Golfer’s Elbow. Gripping things with your hands is about a basic human function as you can get. So when you get pain associated with gripping, the impact it has on what you can or can’t do is directly associated with how useful you are as a person. And

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Getting Your Pillow Right

One of the major obstacles to improving the upper back and neck pain that people often complain about, is getting their pillow right. Waking up in the morning with a stiff aching neck is not the first thing you want to be feeling after opening your eyes in the morning. A lot of people ask

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Getting Your Mattress Right

Getting Your Mattress Right

One of the main questions I often get asked in the clinic is what kind of bed should I buy. Should I buy a firm bed a medium bed or a soft bed? Before I answer that question, I’m going to discuss with you some of the things you may feel when your bed is

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Cleaning Out Your Knee

Having sharp pains in your knee every which way you turn is neither fun nor sustainable. If you enjoy being active, having a knee that’s painful, but otherwise stable, is really annoying. You just want the damn pain to go away! Most people would go to their GP who would then recommend them to a

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