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  • Don’t Let Foot Cramps and Charley Horses Slow You Down

    Whether you call it a foot or leg cramp (aka “charley horse”), it’s a common, somewhat mysterious pain that happens when a muscle gets involuntarily stiff and can’t relax.

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  • Rest days are important for fitness – here's why, according to science

    We usually define rest as a period of time without any training. For most people, this is usually about 24 hours between workouts. However, recovery is different, and could indicate a time span of several minutes to hours. But how necessary are both rest and recovery as part of a training program?

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  • Don’t Make These 4 Mistakes When Lifting Weights

    No matter what your gender or age, lifting weights is a great way to increase your resting heart rate, lower body fat, improve balance and motor coordination, and enhance joint stability. However, it’s easy to make common mistakes that can cause injuries or delay the results you hope to achieve.

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  • Running: Ibuprofen Use Is Common But Many Athletes Are Unaware Of The Risks

    Whether you're an ultra-marathoner or have just started, injuries and muscle soreness from running are inevitable. But instead of taking a break, many runners reach for ibuprofen or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) to get through injuries or pain. Not only can doing this make recovery more difficult, but frequent use of anti-inflammatories can be dangerous.

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  • Hip Replacement Complications

    Hip replacement complications include blood clots, change in leg length, dislocation, fractures, infection and loosening of the implant. People who have received metal-on-metal hips may also experience metallosis, a form of metal poisoning that causes tissue damage and other serious conditions.

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  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons