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frozen-shoulder

Will my frozen shoulder get better?

Adhesive capsulitis, better known as frozen shoulder, is a condition affecting the shoulder muscles. This happens when the connective tissue that wrap around the ligaments, tendons and bones of the shoulder joint thickens. Thus, causing stiffness and soreness that makes it difficult and painful to move the affected shoulder.

frozen shoulder

Image credits to Mayo Clinic

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carpal-tunnel

Carpal Tunnel After Surgery

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a condition where pressure exerted on the median nerve located in the wrist causes pain to your fingers.

There are varying causes for carpal tunnel syndrome, which includes:

  1. Diseases that affect the thyroid gland
  2. Hormonal imbalances of women due to pregnancy.
  3. Physical causes such as too much use of vibration tools like a jackhammer
  4. Improper hand posture when using a computer and mouse can also cause CTS.
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elbow-pain

Elbow Pain and Weight Lifting

Whether you are a competitive athlete or just want to stay in shape, arm resistance training should be a key component to your workout .

Muscle growth isn’t achieved overnight. Muscle growth requires a repeating process of micro trauma and then a healing phase to gain strength and mass (if that is your goal). Minor micro trauma is a part of the training process, however during this time you may be at risk for greater injury.

Weightlifting, specifically for the arms, can stress tendons and joints connecting the upper arm and forearm. When that happens, you may experience elbow pain.

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knee pain

Knee Pain, Is It Arthritis?

Are you experiencing pain in your knee and not sure why?

Two of the most common reasons for knee pain are injury and arthritis. If you have not recently experienced an injury to your knee then you may be suffering from an arthritic knee; of course, there are a few other possible reasons for your pain. In this post, we’re going to differentiate pain as a result of a knee injury to pain that is due to arthritis.

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Spinal Stenosis Risk Factors

Spinal stenosis is a serious spine condition with several risk factors associated with it. For those who are not familiar, a risk factor is anything that would increase the likelihood of a person developing a specific disease or condition.

To better understand the risk factors of spinal stenosis, here are three of the most frequently asked questions:

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proper desk posture

Proper Desk Posture: Ergonomic Desk Posture Tips

Working a desk job eight hours a day puts a lot of stress on our body. Done repeatedly, improper posture at your desk will lead to physical problems over time.

It may be very subtle at first.

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