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photoMost swimmers who develop shoulder pain do so because of relative rotator cuff and shoulder blade muscle strength deficiencies.
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photoI realized my 50 mile/week running career was over. Now what? I was only 30 years old. I did what I could to stay active – switched to biking and swimming.
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photoJoint and muscle pains are a known and reported side-effect of Tapazole, and are not particularly dose-related or known to be caused by a particular action of the medication.
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photoIf one muscle has restrictions it can limit the range of motion on the connecting joint and have a domino effect as that tension and restriction is carried down the chain.
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photoHere’s a review of three common injuries in triathletes and a brief review of what to do if you experience one of these injuries: Runner’s Knee, Achilles Tendonitis and Swimmers Shoulder.
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photoWhile stability can be obtained through external supports such as casting and bracing, the best brace is your own muscles, ligaments and tendons. Achieve this stability by training with instability.
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photoI missed what would have been my second season of triathlons. I would love to get back to activity and training for triathlons but I don’t know how to get past the inflammation in my ankle.
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photoI find this is occurring after almost every workout. The pattern is always the same: freezing 10 min after a workout and 2 hours to warm up again. I am not sick. My diet is healthy.
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photoThe long runs, before your training was up to speed, likely started-up some overuse injury. Inflammation occurred in the front part of your knee where the extensor mechanism of your knee functions.
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photoI suspect your nutrition and training program may have more to do with your symptoms than your Clydesdale classification.
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photoBefore you lace up your shoes, pump air into your bike tires, or check the fit of your swimsuit, there are some other considerations to help keep you exercising safely well into 2007 and beyond.
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photoIt sounds like you have insertional Achilles tendonitis. This can be created simply by continuous use and higher mileage or by a minor injury such as missing a step.
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photo Are there other triathletes who have compensated for lack of running due to arthritis? How is that done or how is it managed?
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photoSinus bradycardia is defined as a heart rate less than 55 beats per minute. Bradycardia is commonly seen in well conditioned athletes, but other circumstances can cause a slow heart rate.
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photoThe hope of the recovery icebath is that it reduces the amount of inflammation caused by the workout and helps to flush the legs of lactic acid.
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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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