My Rotator Cuff Injury: A Bodybuilder Tale

by Jsantos, December 15, 2012

My Rotator Cuff Injury: A Bodybuilder Tale Lifting weights have always been a passion. One that started many years ago, back in college, when a girl l I used to date left me. I was 18 and remember perfectly the aroma of my first real gym. Iron bouncing on the … Continue reading

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Life Before and After a Knee Replacement

by Jsantos, December 10, 2012

h1>Life Before and After a Knee Replacement Having surgery to replace one’s knees can be quite stressful on the body, as well as the psyche. Life after knee replacement is probably not going to be the same as life before the surgery. Those who loved having an active lifestyle were … Continue reading

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The Anterior Cruciate Ligament or ACL and Why Athletes Should Understand It

by Jsantos, December 3, 2012

The Anterior Cruciate Ligament or ACL and Why Athletes Should Understand It Injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL as many people commonly call it, can happen quite often to those involved in athletics. Both men and women alike can have ACL injuries, and they can happen at any … Continue reading

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Why a Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy?

by Jsantos, November 23, 2012

Why a Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy? More and more, orthopedic specialists are starting to use platelet rich plasma therapy, or PRP, as they are dinging quite a few clinical applications for it. PRP is not a new technology. It first came into use in the 1970s, but the medical and … Continue reading

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Weight Lifting and Tendinitis: A Mix You Can Avoid

by Jsantos, November 15, 2012

Weight Lifting and Tendinitis: a Mix You Can Avoid Whenever someone starts lifting weights, and they haven’t been lifting in some time, there is certainly going to be some soreness involved. The muscles have not had to bear the types of loads that people put on them when they are … Continue reading

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Alternatives to Knee Replacement

by Jsantos, November 9, 2012

Alternatives to Knee Replacement After an orthopedic doctor examines the conditions following an injured and/or decay knee, he might recommend a knee replacement as the best solution. However, there are other options that you, as a patient, should at least know before you make a final decision. These are: Arthroscopy … Continue reading

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Benefits of a Knee Replacement

by Jsantos, November 1, 2012

Benefits of a Knee Replacement Knees carry a lot of stress and that”s a reality we can”t ignore. xenical canadian pharmacy Since they do so much work, it is normal for them to decay with time and finally fail. Knee problems, when they become chronic, can be quite painful. So … Continue reading

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Taking Care of Joints

by Jsantos, October 25, 2012

h1>Taking care of joints Joints make it possible to move around comfortably and perform our everyday tasks. Therefore, ensuring our joints are taken care of is not something we should ignore. Joint care involves, among other things, making sure bones are strong and ligaments are stable as well. Below are … Continue reading

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When Evolution Played Against Joints

by Jsantos, October 16, 2012

div style=”display: none”> h1>Evolution against joints Under the logic that defines evolution, men come from the improvements great apes made from rustic to smarter brained animals… all hell broke lose when we started to realize all the things we could do. All the things we could think. However, we never … Continue reading

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Arthroscopy Explained

by webmaster, September 2, 2011

Arthroscopy Explained Arthroscopic surgery is a minimally invasive surgical technique where surgical procedures are performed through two to three 3-MM slit incisions (portals) in the skin. A surgical telescope (arthroscopic) is placed through these portals into the underlying joint and through additional portals specifically designed instruments can be inserted to … Continue reading

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