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    Runner’s Knee – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

    Runner’s Knee – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

    Runner’s knee refers to conditions that cause pain around the patella or kneecap. This could include iliotibial band syndrome, chondromalacia patella, anterior knee pain syndrome and patellofemoral malalignment. These conditions affect women more frequently compared to men. Causes Runner’s knee is typically caused by activities such as running, biking, jumping, playing soccer, etc. that stress
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      2020
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    Meniscal Surgery

    Meniscal Surgery

    Did you know the thigh bone is connected to the shin bone through two cartilage discs known as the menisci? Each meniscus is a C-shaped disc that acts as a shock absorber for the bones and keeps the knees stable. Unfortunately, this cartilage is prone to tears caused by lifting heavy weights, contact sports, kneeling
    • September

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      2019
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    Importance of Sports Nutrition

    Importance of Sports Nutrition

    In the athletic population, sports nutrition play a key role along with training. The food that you consume not only help with the nutrition requirements but also help enhance your performance. It not only about the kind of food you eat throughout the day, but also the timings which can have an impact on the

    • September

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    ROLE OF A SPORTS NUTRITIONIST

    ROLE OF A SPORTS NUTRITIONIST

    A large population today are into sporting activity either recreational or semi-professional. The personal improvement can be achieved through adequate nutrition. In the athletic population an adapted nutritional approach is very important to achieve the sporting goal.   In athletes the nutritional practice is multi-factorial and it depends largely on food availability, habits and culture

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      2019
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    Patellar Instability

    Patellar Instability

    Patellar instability is an umbrella term given to a range of injuries that occur when the kneecap or patella is displaced from its original resting place.  It is a common medical issue affecting lot of people (on an average of 7 out of 1 lakh).  However, not all patellar instabilities can be treated equally and

    • June

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    Upper Crossed Syndrome

    Upper Crossed Syndrome

    When muscle imbalances occur some muscles become inhibited and weak, while others become tight. Such imbalances lead to tissue changes that may result in inappropriate patterns of movement. Symptoms -Chronic neck pain and stiffness -Chronic upper thoracic pain -Constant symptoms -Aggravated by reading, poor posture and by prolonged sitting -Associated with micro-traumatic shoulder injuries Signs

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    Neck-Arm Syndrome

    Neck-Arm Syndrome

    Neck arm syndrome includes variety of conditions affecting your neck or upper back that also include some arm symptoms. The most common type of neck arm pain is Neck-Shoulder Pain, which is obviously a relationship between neck and shoulder pain. Neck-arm pain is specific to dysfunctions which refer symptoms down the arm and have the potential

    • May

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    Psychology and Sports Injuries

    Psychology and Sports Injuries

    “Role of Psychology during Sports injuries” Injury is physical trauma or damage caused to the body by an external force. Injuries in sports are very common and can occur through contact or noncontact mechanisms or even overuse due to high intensity workouts. An injury not only causes pain and distress physically but also causes psychological

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    Can Rotator Cuff Injuries heal by itself?

    Can Rotator Cuff Injuries heal by itself?

    Can Rotator Cuff Injuries Heal by itself? A common question I hear from my patients is – Can my rotator cuff tear be treated without surgery? “As I don’t want to go for surgeries, please help me”, it’s a simple question with a difficult answer. Symptoms of a rotator cuff tear can be managed non-surgically

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    Patient with longstanding symptoms

    Patient with longstanding symptoms

    Patient with longstanding symptoms:
    Be sure the diagnosis is correct:
    List of some conditions that are common in sports was not what they appeared at first:
    Obvious diagnosis                         True diagnosis
    1. Migraine headache                    upper cervical zygapophyseal joint hypomobility
    2. Rotator cuff tendinopathy        GH instability in younger athlete and AC joint OA in older athlete
    5. Tennis elbow                               Cervical disk abnormality

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    Common psychological concerns faced by Sports persons

    Common psychological concerns faced by Sports persons

    • I am not Mentally Tough
    • I get really tensed before my race/event/match/game
    • I suffer from slumps, choking, psych-outs, runaway emotions, negativity or a lack of confidence during my race/event/match/game
    • My Performance is stagnant
    • May

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    Acute Injury Management

    Acute Injury Management

    Soft tissue injuries are a common occurrence when exercising, playing sport and during recreational activities. These injuries can be the result of a sudden unexpected or uncontrolled event like stepping onto uneven ground and rolling over your ankle. They could also occur from a sudden increase in your training volume where the tissues become overloaded.

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