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Treating Common Sports Injuries - Tendinitis of the Adductor Muscles

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  Hip Adductor Muscles     Hip Adductors - Trigger Point Anatomy     Tendinitis of the Adductor Muscles - The pain is similar to a groin strain but onset is gradual and chronic in nature Inflammation in the adductor muscle tendons or tendon sheaths due to overuse can cause pain in the groin area. Sprinting, football, soccer, hurdling and horse riding can all cause overuse in these muscles. Unresolved injuries such as groin strain can also lead to tendinitis. The adductor muscles include the pectineus, adductor longus, adductor brevis, gracilis and adductor magnus and the tendons of any of...

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Treating Neck Pain and Stiffness

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  Muscles of the Neck and Shoulders         Maureen Abson Presents Healing Massage Techniques for the Neck Muscles.    The neck is a complex and multidirectional part of the body.  It is made up of 7 cervical vertebrae (C1-C7) connected with muscles and ligaments, intervertebral discs that act as shock absorbers, and within this a complex system of nerves.  The complexity of the neck's anatomy makes it incredible versatile in how it can move but also leaves it susceptible to injury.             Dr Jonathan Kuttner explains the potential dangers of manipulative adjustments...

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Treating Lower Limb Injuries

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  Shin Splints - Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome           How to prevent common leg and foot injuries - Stuart Hinds    Many common lower limb injuries could be avoided Research has shown that more than half (54%) of sports related injuries refer to the lower extremities. Just about anyone who is regularly active will be familiar with or know someone who has suffered with runner's knee, shin splints, foot and ankle pain. Whilst these injuries may often stem from a complex chain, or from trauma, many common "over-use" injuries of the lower limbs are predictable and could be avoided....

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Treating Knee Pain

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  Knee Cartilage Anatomy          Lateral Knee Pain - Massage and Trigger Point Release   Trigger points are associated with almost all types of knee pain and common knee injuries Knee pain is certainly common and even more so as we get older, and especially for those who do a lot of sport involving jumping and running. It doesn't take too much imagination to appreciate the wear and tear that the human knee suffers through daily use. The problem is that most of us tend to take our knees for granted until something goes wrong.   Sprains...

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Treating Trigger Points in the Biceps

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Biceps Brachii Muscle          Treating Trigger Points in Biceps Brachii - Dr. Jonathan Kuttner M.D.     Trigger Points in the biceps are often associated with shoulder, back, and elbow pain The biceps brachii decelerates extension and pronation at the elbow and extension at the shoulder joint. It acts as a junction providing myofascial continuity between the thumb and the ribcage (especially obvious when the upper limb is abducted). The muscle plays a vital role in shoulder stability under dynamic conditions, and can contract with the triceps brachii to stabilize the elbow. Trigger Points Myofascial trigger points...

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