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photoHow to avoid reinjuring a hamstring muscle during training
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photoIs there any hope for running again, other than surgery?
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photoWhat is a realistic recovery timeline from a cervical pinched nerve?
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photoWhat foot injuries are common in triathletes, and how can I prevent the serious ones?
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photoMystery ankle pain afflicts triathlete upon return to running
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photoHow much rest is required in a half-iron training schedule to rehab a strained medial knee ligament?
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photoWhat are the activity restrictions when recovering from a ruptured eardrum?
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photoWhat is the normal recovery time and therapy for a groin pull injury?
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photoI have been having pain slightly to the right side of my back for the past month. I am worried about my upcoming IM and having to climb hills and be on the bike for 7+ hours!
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photoOf all the major joints, the hip joint remains the most difficult to evaluate for most orthopedic and sports medicine clinicians.
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photoOne of the common types of excessive natural curvatures is hyperlordosis of the lumbar spine. Many times lordosis requires no treatment if it is not causing any symptoms.
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photoOf all the major joints, the hip joint remains the most difficult to evaluate for most orthopedic and sports medicine clinicians.
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photoBelow my 5th metatarsal on the ball of my foot I have a callus area. If I press on it there is a lump underneath the skin. It hurts to walk barefoot sometimes and I feel it biking after 45 min.
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photoOver the last several years there has been increasing interest in, and use of, graded compression socks by athletes for training, racing, and recovery. Advertisements for these garments claim much.
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photoTightness in the calves is a common complaint amongst triathletes and runners. There are many potential causes of this problem and this article will address some treatment options.
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The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) was formed in 1991 to fill a void that has existed in sports medicine from its earliest beginnings. The founders most recognized and expert sports medicine specialists realized that while there are several physician organizations which support sports medicine, there has not been a forum specific for primary care non-surgical sports medicine physicians.

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