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Ankle Pain During Stretching - Member Case Study

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photoThe only time it hurt is when I stretched my left calf. I guess, "flexing" the ankle the way you do when stretching your calf is what was hurting it. The place it hurt is just fore of the ankle bone.

History of Ankle Injuries - Member Case Study

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photoIt is very common for athletes who have sustained previous ankle injuries would continue to struggle with ankle problems and disabilities.

Serratus Anterior Shoulder Pain - Member Case Study

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photoDifferentiating between the different causes of rotator cuff-related pain is not important initially, because primary treatment for all of them is the same.

Getting a Physical in Preparation for Strenuous Training

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photoMales should be screened from their twenties onward with a fasting lipid profile to assess overall cardiovascular disease risk.

Hamstring Tendinosis - Member Case Study

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photoFor a true hamstring tendinosis, stretching exercises should be extremely helpful. The important issue is when and how you stretch.

Possible Excessive Pronation? - Member Case Study

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photoIt is difficult to change your gait. But, it can be done by working hard on form running that emphasizes technique, not volume in your training.

Foot Muscle Tear - How Best to Recuperate? Member Case Study

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photoIf I start back training too soon will I cause more damage or will I just stop the healing process? How long should it take for the muscle to heal completely?

SI Joint Dysfunction - Member Case Study

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photoI'd noticed occasional pain in the back of my left leg once in a while when running. The pain is now running from my buttocks to the knee. I am having occasional back aches too.

Patellofemoral Syndrome - Member Case Study

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photoWhen running, I experience pain in my right knee that is inferolateral patella and subpatellar. It can get quite sharp at times. How do I treat this?

Does Glucosamine/Chondroitin Help Joint Health? - Member Case Study

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photoSupplementing with glucosamine and chondroitin for joint health improvement for a member with a diagnosed chondromalacia patellar problem.

Calf Cramping and Salt/Hydration Balance - Member Case Study

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photoI am training for my first IM and lately I have been getting cramps in my calves. I am a heavy salt sweater and I was wondering if that has anything to do with it?

The Secrets of Training - How to Remain Injury Free While Improving Performance

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photoDiscussions on overload, adaptation, progression and periodization, specificity of training, training at intensity

Self Treatment of Ankle Sprains

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photoWhat follows is information that may prove helpful to any triathlete who sustains an ankle sprain.

Optimal Racing Performance: Fluid Hydration

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photoIt is difficult to replace water losses during exercise. The following principles will help prevent dehydration during endurance training and racing.

A Triathlete's Guide to Cold and Flu Season

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photoSo how sick is too sick to train? The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine answers just that and many other questions.
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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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