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Groin Pain in Athletes

by Sayed Ahmed Hashem PT Whether acute or chronic, groin injuries make up 2 to 5% of sport-induced injuries.  Although the cause of groin pain is unclear, in a high percent of athletes the cause of pain is multi-factorial.   Groin injury is one of the most common...

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Podiatry Tips & Tools

by Dr. Sarah Braddell Enjoy this curated collection of links with up-to-date information on how to care for your feet - just click on the images!     Some seem simple, but they can make a difference to your feet. Some simple tips on how to look after your...

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Part 5 of 5 – InTouch / BSBK – Body Composition

by Christine Al Hakeem PT “Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.” – Lou Holtz What you put in your body, reflects on your performance as an athlete. A healthy and balanced diet consist of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins and minerals. These...

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The Evil School Bag

by Asma Al Qanea PT The No Good Dirty Rotten Terrible Too-Heavy Badly Fitted School Bag   Let’s take a couple of minute to talk about bags! No not the pretty one that you saw in the mall the other day but the heavy, ill-fitted school bag that your child is...

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Part 4 of 5 – InTouch / BSBK – Flexibility

by Christine Al Hakeem PT Flexibility   Flexibility is the ability of the muscle to move in a full non-restricted, pain-free range of motion (ROM), and keeping your muscles flexible is just as important as keeping them strong.  (Kisner, 1990) Short muscles are...

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Acupuncture to Quit Smoking

by Dr. Stephen Lee DOM/TCM LAc Quit Smoking with Acupuncture Many of us have friends who have, more than once, determined to quit smoking.  Most of them do not succeed. Although we all know that smoking is harmful to health and want to quit, quitting makes us prone to...

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Part 3 of 5 – InTouch / BSBK – Muscular Strength

by Dr. Dillon Cuppusamy DC Muscular Strength   Muscular strength is the amount of power you can exert with a single effort. Muscular endurance is the amount of times your muscles can repeat an activity before getting tired. Another way to say it is that muscular...

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Part 2 of 5 – InTouch / BSBK – Muscular Endurance

by Christine Al Hakeem PT Muscular endurance is the capability of a muscle to sustain repeated contraction against resistance over a period of time. Most athletes, who are involved in sports requiring sustained activity for long periods of time, are in need of...

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