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A couple months ago I was working out, doing chest flys on a bench, and on the decline I happened to have a sneeze attack which made my shoulder twitch, feeling like something has ripped,and ever since than it feels like my left shoulder...
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Hi, I have pain in the tibia of my left leg, which I think is below the knee cap. The pain started when I was 18, after I got an injury during a basketball game. Now I'm 20 and I still feel the pain only when I engage in physical activit...
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Hi there - I'm popping in with a nagging area of pain that would be nice to get rid of! I've recently been doing some trail running. I have been getting a pain in my lower left leg. I'm not an anatomy expert but it seems to be in the ...
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Hi there. I am a 34 yr old Female. I am fit & healthy. Over the last 3 weeks I have been suffering excruciating shooting pains in the back of my knee. The pain just comes randomly & I cant seem to find any reason for this. Its like quick...
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I had a motorbike accident on the 1st April and 3 days later they realised I had Posterior sternoclavicular joint dislocation and operated. Everything went ok other than they said at the time it looked like the other side (right side) wa...
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Hi, im not sure if this is the right forum for my question, but here goes. i tripped and fell on a sidewalk in early march. i scraped both knees and my elbow, there was a lot of bleeding, and then things scabbed over and healed, but in ...
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I have 2 pinched nerves in my lower left back that were diagnosed by a neurologist with a vmg & and emg. I had a mri of my back and it is normal. Several months of a chiropractor did not yield any results. I have limited flexability o...
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Is it true that if one has an IT band irritation/pain problem high on the leg, by the hip (and not anywhere near the knee), it can lead to a high hamstring injury/tendonopathy on the same side as the IT band problem? In the past, I di...
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I have an uncle that is paralyzed from the waist down. Over the last few years he has been gaining quite a bit of weight. I am curious to know if there is an exercise that can be performed to eliminate the fat in his legs. Can fat be bro...
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Hello, I am a martial arts instructor and I had an injury to my shoulder about 1 year, maybe during sparring. The x-rays showed nothing but there was a restriction to the movement of the right shoulder. The restriction was not severe. I ...
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I had an estimated 15-30% of my medial meniscus removed in 2004 due to a bucket handle tear. I was told to strengthen my legs to minimize risk of further injury. Up until Dec 2011, my only leg exercise was daily walking, very sporadic bi...
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Two weeks ago I hit my hand really hard and from the middle of my pinky finger to about an inch above my wrist a dark purple bruise appeared.... except on the knuckle it was green and there is a VERY small purple line that shows up when ...
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my question is how does one go about treating a condition like this. Just giving brief description of my condition, I have muscle tension all over with extremely poor flexibility. My dominant arm is much worse off with me having g...
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i had a motorcycle wreck on march 16, 2012 and i still have a fist size hematoma on my right thigh by my hip, when will this go away and how long should i wait to go see a surgoen. i read that it could take months for the body to absorb...
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Hello all. I'm not sure if this is the correct forum but in my search it seemed like the one closest to what I was looking for. So I have a torn Anterior Cruciate Ligament in my right knee. I've had it for the past 3 years but I've sti...
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I can move my right humeral head with my left hand, I can move it from side to side. Why is this? And what is the treatment?
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Hi. When I stand up straight and slowly arch my back backwards, my lower abs (more specifically, the area from the base of the penis to a few inches below the belly button) start to collapse inwards, becoming unnaturally flat (as opposed...
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Hi I am a 24 year old guy.i had left leg pain from 15 months.i went to a doctor 3 months before,who prescribed me physio therapy,pain killers and antiflammation medicines.I had leave from my work and was pain free for a month. And the ...
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What exercises can I do to repair my badly separated ab muscles post-childbirth? What should I watch out for so I don't make it worse? Really want to avoid surgically repairing this.
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therapy for a pinky that had pins and is now stiffed , what kind of exercise can i do, right now .
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