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Yoga and Pain

In comparing 12-week sessions of yoga or conventional therapeutic exercise classes or a self-care book, Yoga was found to be more effective than a self-care book for improving function and reducing ..
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Chronic Pain and Groin Muscles

Hip stiffness in athletes is associated with later development of chronic groin injury and as such may be a risk factor for this condition. “Sports hernia, " pubic bone edema, and entrapment ..
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Muscle Fatigue and Stress Fractures

Stress fracture is a common musculoskeletal problem affecting athletes and soldiers. Repetitive high bone strains and strain rates are considered to be its etiology. The strain level necessary to ..
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Knee Pain and Self Care

A study was performed to describe the treatment of knee pain in older adults in primary care and to compare reported practice with published evidence. A semi-structured interview was performed of ..
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Lower Back Pain - Hip Internal Rotation

Lower back pain is commonly associated with irritation of the L5 and S1 nerve roots bilaterally. Depending on whether the L5 or the S1 nerve root is more irritated, there can be pain and spasm that ..
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Lower Back Pain - Ankle and Foot Plantar Flexion

Patients with lower back pain due to L5 and S1 nerve root irritation often complain of calf cramps, especially at night. The strong calf muscles are responsible for you to be able to walk on your ..
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Low Back Pain - Ankle and Foot Dorsiflexion

Patients with back pain due to lumbosacral nerve root irritation can have foot and ankle pain with weakness in dorsiflexion of the ankle. Usually, the strength of the dorsiflexor muscles are tested ..
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Lower Back Pain - Knee Flexion - Hamstrings

Patients with lower back pain due to lumbosacral nerve root irritation often complain of knee pain. The knee pain may occur with straightening the knee or with bending the knee. We talked last week ..
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Low Back Pain - Hip Flexion - Sartorius

Patients with lower back pain often have hip flexor tightness. The hip flexor that is very easy to locate is the sartorius due to its strap-like form stretching from the outer aspect of the hip to ..
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Low Back Pain - Abdominal Wall

Patients with chronic lower back pain caused by lower back muscles in spasm results in patients having difficulty in straightening the spine. In such a situation, the abdominal wall muscles have less .
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Lower Back Pain - Hip Internal Rotation

Lower back pain is commonly associated with irritation of the L5 and S1 nerve roots bilaterally. Depending on whether the L5 or the S1 nerve root is more irritated, there can be pain and spasm that ..
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Lower Back Pain - Thigh Abduction

Patients with lower back pain often secondary to irritation of the L5 and S1 nerve roots will have difficulty not only due to the pain but due to weakness of the hip abductor muscles. The most ..
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Lower Back Pain - Hip External Rotation

Lower back pain is commonly due to irritation of the L5 and S1 nerve roots. Hip pain may result secondary to pain and spasm muscles of the lower back and all muscles that cross the hip. Patients may ..
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Low Back Pain - Hip Pain - Adduction

Patients with lower back pain from irritation of the L5 and S1 nerve roots often have weakness from pain and spasm in the hip abductor muscles and the hip extensor muscles. This allows for imbalanced .
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Low Back Pain - Hip Flexion

Patients with lower back pain often have tightness of the hip flexor muscles. This is aggravated by the presence of a forward bent posture from lower back pain and presence of weak and shortened ..
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Brachialis and Brachioradialis in Neck Related Elbow Pain

Brachialis Neck pain due to C5, C6 nerve root irritation will also lead to pain in the brachialis. The pain will be felt in the front of the arm deep to the biceps muscle with elbow pain. It arises ..
(April 09, 2007)
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Neck Related Elbow Pain - Role of Wrist Extensor Muscles

Neck pain - elbow pain - extensor carpi radialis longus Commonly neck pain is due to C5, C6 cervical nerve root irritation. This can produce pain and spasm in the extensor carpi radialis longus ..
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Neck Related Elbow Pain - Role of Triceps and Finger Extensor ..

Neck pain - elbow pain - triceps Neck pain due to C7 nerve root irritation is second only to C6 nerve root irritation. Those with elbow pain commonly have C6 and C7 nerve root irritation. Triceps ..
(April 09, 2007)
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Attributes of Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs JZ is a very successful entrepreneur and he values the importance of health, fitness and exercise to be able to continue to function effectively in all areas of his life. Since 1990, ..
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Health and Fitness - Importance for Entrepreneurs

eToims - Entrepreneur - Exercise - Fitness To be a successful entrepreneur, JZ realizes the importance of maintaining his health and fitness. Due to training for and participating in 14 marathons ..
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Lower Back Pain - Arthritis - Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Lower back pain commonly causes foot, heel and ankle pain from spinal nerve root irritation of the L5 and S1 nerve roots. However, the lower back pain may be minimal or absent at the time the foot, ..
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Lower Back Pain - Foot Weakness

When foot and ankle weakness accompanies lower back pain, a neurosurgical opinion must be promptly sought for. The muscles responsible for picking up the foot and ankle are the muscles in the front ..
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Neck Pain - Lower Back Pain - Role Of Latissimus Dorsi (The ..

Latissimus dorsi is the most powerful muscle of the back and pain and spasm in this muscle can cause significant lower back pain and aggravation of neck pain. It is a very large, triangular muscle ..
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Neck Pain - Lower Back Pain - Should Treatments Be Focussed ..

If a person has neck pain or lower back pain and treatments are directed only to the area involved, although the symptoms may get better, that person is a candidate for further injuries with ..
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Neck Pain - Trapezius

Neck pain is very commonly shown by most people to be in the region of the back of the neck and between the base of the neck to the shoulder, primarily indicating the region of the trapezius muscle. ..
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