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Heel spur

A heel spur is bony growth of the bone of the heel or calcaneus bone. They are located at the back of the heel or under the heel, below the sole of the foot. Heel spurs are calcium deposits under the heel bone that accumulates over many months. They are caused by straining of the […]

How to deal with leg cramps while swimming

Leg cramps while swimming is a sudden and involuntary contractions of the leg muscles. It can be caused by loss of electrolyte, lack of conditioning and unnecessary tension usually affects swimmers. Unnecessary tension such as plantar flexing that is unnatural involuntary action and attempting to correct this unnatural movement will result to cramping. Causes of […]

Achilles tendon rupture

Achilles tendon rupture involves an incomplete or complete tearing of the tendons above the heel bone. This condition is usually common in older athletes with history of inflammation and degeneration. The Achilles tendon enables the person to run, walk, jump, standing on tiptoe and pointing the toe. Pushing off strongly from the toes such as […]

Remedies for mouse elbow

Mouse elbow is the degeneration and inflammation of the tendons on the outside of the elbow. Some people suffer from this condition due to frequent use of computers. It is caused by repetitive stressing of the forearm such as point-and-click movement from moving a computer mouse. It is characterized by pain over the outer area […]