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Do you suffer from joint pain in the colder months?

Many people complain of joint pain in the colder months and over the years there have been several studies undertaken to try to determine what, if any, correlation there is between the cold weather and pain in the joints/muscles. Different factors have been examined including temperature, humidity, barometric pressure and exposure to sunshine, as well

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The Ins and Outs of Hamstring Injuries

Hamstring injuries are a muscle strain or tear that are a common and painful sporting injury prevalent among footballers, sprinters, basketballers, soccer players, tennis players and other  sports people whose activities require a mix of speed, power and agility. These injuries occur most often at the middle area at the rear of the thigh and

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Meniscus tears – a common knee injury

What is it, how to try to prevent it, how do we fix it A torn meniscus is one of the most prevalent of all knee injuries and surgical treatment for meniscal tears are among the most commonly performed surgical procedures by orthopaedic specialists worldwide. Footballers and other athletes are particularly susceptible to meniscus tears

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