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Knee arthritis and exercise

Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee is an all too common condition that affects many people, especially as age increases. A study published in the Lancet in 2020 reported that just under a quarter of people over the age of 40 have knee OA. Some of the main modifiable risk factors for the development and also …

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Heal your heels!

Plantar fasciitis is something a majority of us would have experienced at some point, especially as we all tend to spend a lot of our day sitting or lying down! It is the tightening of the plantar fascia, which is a thick ligament connecting your heel to the front of your foot. As you can …

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How much bend do you knee(d)?

One of the most common and functional exercises to develop lower body strength is a squat. We perform squatting movements very commonly throughout the day every time we sit down or stand up from a chair among other activities. If you have ever been instructed on how to perform a squat, you may have been …

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