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Understanding and Treating IT Band Syndrome

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Not all knee problems are actually in the knee. For many runners and endurance athletes, a knee pain that comes on suddenly after an increase in activity level may actually be due to the iliotibial band or IT band on the outside of the thigh. This fibrous band of tissue that runs from the hip …
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Treating a Pinched Nerve

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Your body’s nervous system runs from your brain down through your spine and throughout your body. These delicate communicators help send signals from your extremities to your brain and back again. When nerves become trapped between a spinal disc or compressed inside the wrist from repetitive motion, they can cause pain, weakness and numbness. Treating …
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Are You Constantly Tired and Fatigued?

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Everyone has days where they are tired or they feel fatigued. It is normal to feel tired after a poor night’s sleep or fatigued after an unusually long work week. However, when you find yourself feeling tired and fatigued the majority of the time, there is usually something else going on than the need for …
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What Is a Keloid Scar?

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While everyone has scars on their skin from cuts, blemishes and other skin trauma, a keloid or keloid scar is a more severe skin formation. Like normal scarring, keloids begin from some sort of skin trauma, whether it be a cut, burn or inflammation. Unfortunately, while normal scar tissue confines itself the original trauma area, …
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5 Benefits of Skin Tightening Treatments

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Although skin is a durable organ, time and stress can take their toll on the elasticity of the skin. Many people experiencing loose skin due to weight gain/loss, pregnancy, aging and other factors. This loose skin can make the face and body look older, plus it can make cellulite and stretch marks more noticeable and …
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