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Trochanteric Bursitis - What is it?

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photoDo you find your hip hurting after running or after running a long race? This article provides diagnosis and treatment for greater trochanteric pain syndrome.

Guidelines for Considering ACL/Meniscus Surgery

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photoAny athlete who is facing the potential for an ACL repair surgery should ask himself or herself what they are hoping to do in the future.

Training After Chemotherapy

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photoI am about to begin a six month course of chemo. I am bound and determined to continue full steam ahead with training for next year's roster of events. Can I train under these conditions?

Training with Prostate Cancer

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photoI have now been one month without testosterone and I think that has been the cause of muscle soreness, slow recovery after a good workout, cramps, mild muscle pulls, etc.

Extreme Hamstring Tightness: Should I Stretch?

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photoI am constantly tinkering with my bike setup but in the morning, my fingertips can just barely touch my kneecaps upon bending forward. Should I stretch my hamstrings?

Knee Reconstruction Recovery and Training

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photoIn order to set yourself up for the best chance for a safe return to triathlon you should adhere to all your surgeon and physical therapist’s recommendations. Direct your energy into each rehab goal.

Inside Ankle Pain

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photoPain on the inside of the ankle is a frustrating issue to deal with, here are many structures present on the inside of the ankle, which can also make the diagnosis difficult for health care providers.

Stretching - What, Where, When and How

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photoWe all seem to be brainwashed that stretching is essential. Is it?

Heel Spurs - Is it the Real Problem?

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photoThere has been some level of debate suggesting that a heel spur may not cause pain directly, but rather “be an indication of other associated conditions."

Spondylolysis and Triathlon Training

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photoSpondylolysis is often misconceived as having serious and debilitating outcomes, when in reality it is typically well tolerated by many individuals.

Training Fatigue - Are You Recovering Enough?

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photoDo you find that your heart-rate drops and your breathing gets labored during a workout? This may be a sign of overtraining, undernutrition or even heart disease.

Warning Signs for Plantar Fasciitis

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photoI ended up in the ER in the middle of the night due to unbearable foot pain which they think is PF since the x-rays came back negative. I'm wondering if I missed some warning signs?

Prostate and Biking

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photoHas anyone else had a PSA (blood test for prostate cancer) test come back elevated and have it be blamed on too much time bouncing around on a bike seat?

Training With a Heart Valve

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photoIt's been seven months since my spare part list got longer with a new prolapsed mitral heart valve. How does this affect your times and training? I just want to compete for the fun and enjoyment.

Stress Fracture or Shin Splint?

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photoI have a sharp pain in my leg. I feel this throughout daily activities and while sitting at my desk as well. It has been ongoing, progressively worse, and much much more intense the past few weeks.
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