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The knee is very complex and it can be difficult to say what is good/bad for yours specifically. What is good/bad entirely depends on your condition and strength level. To make matters worse, even physios can disagree (depending on where and when they learnt, and how much they keep up with their science). For example, I've been told by some doctors and ...


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I can't give you medical advice - (not a doc), but I can give you some links to hopefully help answer some of your questions. Here is some information on Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP). The treatment is relatively new so evidence for its outcomes is still being collected. For example, using PRP for elbow tendinitis (tennis elbow) has shown clinical ...


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When you train for high resistance, your body will gain a mind-muscle connection to the specific movement. If you don't train that particular movement for a long period of time, those motor neurons used to fire those muscles will not be as strong as they were before.


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I'm going to preface this with the fact that I am not a physical therapist, nor am I a personal trainer. Before embarking on any type of exercise regimen, I do recommend you talk to your doctor and quite possibly get a physical therapist if you (or your family) can afford it. The good news is that it seems like your condition is not degenerative. My ...


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I think a lot of people unconsciously stress their necks during exercises (especially weightlifting). It takes practice to relax the neck during these exercises. If possible, exercise in front of a mirror and you'll see that your neck is being unconsciously stretched when lifting. Fix the issue by consciously relaxing your neck once you realize it's ...


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I was diagnosed w/ posterior tibial tendonopathy by physician at running clinic at major university. He sent me to their PT to learn how to tape the ankle. For 3 mos, I applied tape as directed and did the core strengthening exercises that he prescribed, as well as ran in place learning to acquire a new running technique in which I would strike mid-foot ...



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