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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Treatments for Iliotibial Band Syndrome

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What are the best treatments for Iliotibial Band Syndrome?

Iliotibial Band Syndrome, or IT band syndrome as it is more often referred to, is often misunderstood.

What’s more, the average recreational runner has little idea of what treatments work best.

You are running along and you are feeling good, but gradually the outside of your knee begins to hurt.

You struggle on, but before long the pain intensifies. It’s like someone is poking a knitting needle in your knee!

The chances are you have Iliotibial band syndrome. But what is it exactly? And what should you do next?

Iliotibial Band Syndrome Treatment

Iliotibial Band Syndrome Treatment

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The Best Ways to Relieve Stress

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Is there too much stress in your life?

Stress begins to show its true colours long after it has started.

Perhaps you find that you wake up in the morning more tired than when you went to bed.

Maybe you find yourself reacting badly to small things that never used to affect you.

Or suddenly you might find yourself coming down with colds and flu for no apparent reason.

If this sounds like you … its time to reflect on what’s going on ….

and discover the best ways to relieve stress


Best ways to relieve stress

Best ways to relieve stress


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Why it is important to deal with scar tissue

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Getting rid of scar tissue

Scar tissue can become very restrictive if you leave it untreated.

But the scars we are referring to here are not the external type.

When you injure muscles, ligaments, and tendons you almost invariably create scarring as part of the healing process.

These scars are the internal type. The type that can hamper your movement and cause further injury.

But what is scar tissue exactly – and why is it so important to get it sorted out?


How to get rid of scar tissue

How to get rid of scar tissue


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