Category Archives: Sports Injuries

ITB syndrome

Ilio-tibia band syndrome or ITB complaints are very common especially among runners. People usually complaint about pain on the outside of the knee. It can be very tender and swollen to touch. Pain usually comes on after running for a while and feels better when you stop, stretch or walk, but typically return while running…
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Rotator Cuff Injuries of the Shoulder

Rotator cuff injuries of the shoulder are very common and can affect anybody at any age. Sometimes they are caused by a specific injury such as a fall on the affected arm, or by repetitive movements or sport, but very often they can occur without any obvious cause. There are three common conditions that can…
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Anterior knee pain or runner’s knee

Runners’ knee or pain over the kneecap often gets grouped together as Patella Femoral Pain Syndrome or Anterior Knee Pain. It includes a wide variety of knee disorders such as runner's knee, pain dislocating- or sublaxing patella (kneecap), etc. It is often chronic conditions that have an big impact on daily activities and sport. Patients…
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Shin splints

Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome, commonly known as shin splints, are one of the most common injuries of the lower leg found in athletes. Training errors and faulty biomechanics are most often the cause of shin splints. The treatment and rehabilitation goals for shin splints are to identify and correct the risk factors, alleviate the symptoms and…
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