February 2017

4 Easy Steps To Relieve Neck Cramps

It’s 7 am. Time to start your day! You go in for a big stretch when… OUCH! Neck cramp!

A knot in any muscle is a nuisance, but it’s especially frustrating when the offender is lodged in your neck or upper back. (Turning your head should not induce searing pain…) And while getting a massage can work out the kink, chances are you don’t have time on your way to work to swing by the spa.

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What Causes Knee Pain Its Treatment and Prevention

Whether it is a temporary twitch in the muscle, a sudden resurfacing of an old injury or that post-workout agony – knee pain can bring your life to a standstill, quite literally. The debilitating pain in the biggest joint of the body can either last for some hours or at times for days altogether. In such a situation, it becomes imperative to figure out the underlying cause behind the excruciating pain.

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Best Ways To Treat Strained Calf Muscles

Your soleus muscle, also referred to as the calf muscle, is located in the back of your lower leg. A strained calf muscle occurs when there is a partial tear in the muscle fibers. Tight calf muscles, fatigue and participation in sports can increase your chances of developing a soleus strain. Strains can result from a direct blow to the calf or overusing your calf muscles. Conservative treatment usually is used in the treatment of soleus muscle strains.

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How to Spot Whiplash and Late Whiplash Syndrome

Whiplash is one of the most common consequences of a motor vehicle collision. It may not always be immediately evident after a car accident. In fact the symptoms usually arise after 24 hours and can last for months but it is not common for whiplash to lead to chronic problems. People with previous neck injuries or musculoskeletal conditions affecting the neck are at a greater risk for chronic neck pain triggered or worsened by whiplash.

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Kinds of Soft Tissue Injury and How To Treat Them

We all get injured at some time the other. We tend to think that if there are no broken bones then an injury is not serious. However, some injuries may not lead to a broken bone but can still be severe and require medical attention. Some soft tissue injuries can be very severe with a complete tear of a muscle, tendon or ligament.

Managing these types of injuries is not simply taking some OTC medication and resting. Sometimes surgery may be required to correct the underlying problem.

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What Causes Your Neck Pain and How to Treat it at Home

Your neck is made up of vertebrae that extend from the skull to the upper torso. Cervical discs absorb shock between the bones. The bones, ligaments, and muscles of your neck support your head and allow for motion. Any abnormalities, inflammation, or injury can cause neck pain or stiffness.

Many people experience neck pain or stiffness occasionally. In many cases, it’s due to poor posture or overuse. Sometimes, neck pain is caused by injury from a fall, contact sports, or whiplash.

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