Having Elbow Pain? Here’s What You Can Do

A variety of simple everyday motions can cause shoulder and elbow pain. Something as basic as picking your body up and getting out of bed can trigger pain. Usually, it’s nothing serious, and a few simple exercises or stretches can reduce the pain and prevent it in the future.  The following information will help shed some light on the causes of...
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Have Wrist Pain From Gaming? Here are 5 Remedies

It's no surprise that prolonged sessions of gaming at hundreds of actions per minute can trigger some nasty wrist pain. Whether it’s swelling, soreness, or a dull throbbing, hurting wrists are never fun. The danger of acquiring wrist pain from gaming is its chronic and repetitive nature. In some cases, excessive gaming can cause permanent damag...
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How to Avoid Repetitive Stress and Strain Injuries

Repetitive strain injury or RSI is a painful and debilitating condition that results from repetitive tasks, such as typing, writing, or clicking on a mouse or using a gaming console. Anyone who uses the computer for hours (like gamers) can relate to the injury. Unfortunately, the majority of the population is unaware of what RSI is and how sever...
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Ligament Pain vs. Tendon Pain: How to Tell the Difference

The terms ligament and tendon are often used interchangeably. The only similarity between the two, however, is that they are both made of fibrous connective tissue. Ligaments are very different from tendons. They are criss-cross bands that connect one bone to another to help stabilize and balance the joints. For example, the anterior cruciate ligament or ACL is a popular ligament that athletes often injured. The ACL serves to connect the thigh bone to the shinbone to keep the knee joints balanced. The tendon is located at the distal end of the muscle and connects the muscles to the bone. The classic example of a tendon is the Achilles, which is the largest tendon in the body and connects the calf muscles to the heel bone. Another tendon is the rotator cuff, which helps your shoulders rotate and abduct to reach for something.

If you are interested in hearing more about the ligament and tendon, then keep reading. We have an ample amount of information for you to dive right into.

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