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Elbow Bursitis from Aerobars

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photoMy elbow bursitis is still bothersome but I really want to get back on my Cervelo P2 and not have to use my road bike without aerobars. What can I do to alleviate this and prevent it from happening?

Femoral Neck Stress Fracture

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photoFemoral neck stress fractures most commonly happen to runners and soccer players who overuse their hip or suddenly increase their training intensity. The injury occurs due to repetitive stress.

Everything You Wanted to Know (and more!) on Foot Pain in Runners

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photoI will describe the more common running foot injuries and discuss contributing risk factors as well as treatments and corrections for prevention.

Clicking and Popping Hips and Pain

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photoSnapping hip syndrome is a condition described by a snapping sensation felt when the hip is flexed and extended. It is often also treated with anti-inflammatory medications and physical therapy.

Hip Pain in Runners

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photoThe focus of this article is on hip labral tears in runners. There are many causes and contributing factors to the development of a hip labral tear and treatment options are limited.

Ankle Pain From Swimming

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photo*The past few weeks I have had this dull, sometimes sharp pain around my ankle. It's on the front of my ankle (which is weird). I get the most pain when swimming.

Cold Water Cramps

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photoAs I was pulling my wetsuit off while standing in the water, my left calf cramped such that my foot was pointed, the muscle was rock hard, and I could not pull my foot out of point for 30 seconds.

Ulnar Nerve Palsy

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photoUlnar nerve injuries are common among cyclists and carpal tunnel syndrome is the only neuropathy (nerve injury) more common.

Plantar Fasciitis and Running Cadence

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photoI have an ongoing problem with Plantar fasciitis (PF). A running friend of mine had heard that raising your running cadence is a good way to ease PF?

Midfoot Pain

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photoSince just about when taper started, and on nearly every run since, I've been having pain in my midfoot. Any ideas what might be going on?

Deep Calf Pain After Running

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photoDeep calf pain can be a tricky problem to deal with, and it’s appropriate that you are paying attention to this pain before it becomes a more debilitating injury.

No Pancreas, Gaining Weight, Wanting to Exercise

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photoI had my pancreas removed four months ago, I’m doing some exercise, struggling with the diabetes, and my usual slim frame is putting on weight and I don’t ever seem to feel full up after eating

Bartholin Gland Cyst

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photoHow long did it take to heal, also did it come back? I've got a race in three weeks, which is only a B race, but it looks like I will miss it as it is just too painful to ride.

Pre-diabetic!

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photoPre-diabetes is a very common and treatable condition. Through your physical activity and appropriate diet choices, you have already taken many steps to delay or avoid progression to type 2 diabetes.

Training with an Inguinal Hernia

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photo It is hard to have to take time out of a training program to recover from surgery. The good news is that most of the time patients with this type of surgery are back to full activity in two weeks.
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