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All about the shoulder

While many people refer to the shoulder as just the arm attachment to the shoulder blade, there are actually 4 joints that make up the shoulder complex as it is sometimes described. Two of these are the attachments of the collarbone to the chest bone and at the other end to the shoulder blade itself, …

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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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