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Plantar Fasciitis a Challenge for Marathon Runners

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common — and painful — health challenges marathon runners face. The continual pressure and stress that runners place on the plantar fascia (the flat band of tissue that runs along the bottom of the foot) can w ... View More...

Understanding Runner’s Knee

Runner's Knee

Runner’s knee is the common term for any one of several conditions that cause pain in front, behind or around the kneecap, or patella. The most common of these conditions is patellofemoral syndrome, patellar tendonitis and anterior knee pain syndro ... View More...

How Are Rotator Cuff Tears Diagnosed and Treated?

Rotator Cuff Tears

Rotator cuff tears pose a significant challenge for athletes, especially those in their golden years. In fact, according to a study published by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), roughly 25 percent of those over age 60 have rotator cuff injuri ... View More...

Treating and Preventing MCL Injuries

MCL Injuries

The medial collateral ligament (MCL) is one of the four ligaments that stabilize the knee. It is located on the inner side of the knee. It functions to prevent the knee from collapsing or buckling inward. A ligament is a tissue that connects two bone ... View More...

Fosamax: Should I Take a Break from It?

Fosamax Long Term Side Effects

Fosamax is an FDA-approved drug treatment for post-menopausal osteoporosis, a condition that weakens bones and causes fractures in millions of women each year. Fosamax also is the oldest and most widely prescribed drug in the bisphosphonates class, w ... View More...

Improve Your Core Strength for Health and Well-Being

Improve Core Strength

Your core strength is important at any age, because weak or inflexible core muscles can cause lower back pain and problems with balance and stability. The everyday movements you take for granted, including walking, bending, lifting, twisting and even ... View More...

Common Injuries from Weight Lifting

Weight Lifting Injuries

Weight lifting helps build muscle mass, tone the body, increase strength and boost metabolism, but improper techniques can result in painful or debilitating injuries. Weight lifters who fail to take proper precautions put themselves at risk for injur ... View More...