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Overcoming Taekwondo Injuries: Steven Lopez’ Rehabilitation Techniques

Taekwondo Injuries

Like any sportsmen, martial artists are subject to injuries, often many times over the course of a career. Taekwondo injuries can vary from breaks, tears and dislocations to nagging and persistent troubles like chronic muscle and joint pain. Even the heroes that adorn children’s bedroom walls like champion Steven Lopez are not immune to injuries…

Soft Tissue Injury Healing Time And Tips To Speed Up Recovery

Soft Tissue Injury

Aside from bones and organs, most of the body consists of soft tissue, which is comprised of muscles, fat, tendons, ligaments, skin, connective tissue, blood vessels, nerves and more. It’s perhaps not a wonder that the majority of physical injury affects the soft tissues of the body. Because soft tissue encompasses such a large area,…

How to Treat Knee Ligament Injuries For Athletes – 7 Facts

Knee Ligament Injuries

Perhaps amongst the best known of all sports related injuries are those that affect the ligaments of the knee. This may be because amongst injuries encountered by athletes, knee ligament injuries are some of the most feared because in some cases, they can completely change the lifestyle or physical abilities of the affected individual.

Knee Tendonitis Symptoms – Do I Need a Brace?

Knee Tendonitis

As popularized in the children’s song, “the knee bone’s connected to the, shin bone” – but, just how this connection is made is the source of a very common overuse injury known as knee tendonitis, patellar tendonitis or simply, ‘jumper’s knee.” Patellar tendon is responsible for the muscle function that allows for movements like kicking…

Rheumatoid Arthritis Hip Pain Symptoms That Will Shock You!

Arthritis Hip Pain Symptoms

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease that affects over one million people living in the United States. It’s not curable, and is thought to be caused by hormones, genetics and environmental factors, although nobody knows really for sure what the cause is. Rheumatoid arthritis most notoriously affects the hands and the wrists as well…