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pain of the tibialis anterior

Anterior Tibialis Pain

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Sep 10
Anterior Tibialis Pain You might be familiar with a pain that runs along the front of your shin. This is the anterior tibialis muscle and if you neglect the pain you feel, it will worsen. Most commonly, we feel a pain in the front of our lower leg, right over
Modifications for Diabetes

QuickRead MedCheck – Diabetes, Part 2: Lifestyle Modifications

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Sep 08
QuickRead MedCheck – Diabetes, Part 2: Lifestyle Modifications Contributor: James “Dr. J” Agtuca                   Welcome back to QuickRead MedCheck for the second part of our discussion on diabetes!  Let’s dive into those questions I proposed at the end of my last article: “What does good metabolic control mean?” and “How does
Tightness of the hamstrings

The Hamstring | Tightness and Strains

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Sep 03
The Hamstrings: How to Fix Tightness and Strain Have you ever felt a pain, tightness, or discomfort in the back of your upper leg(s)? Chances are you are experiencing or have experienced a hamstring strain or hamstring tightness. This type of injury is very common among may sports, but the
Stretching your hips is very crucial

THE HIP FLEXORS

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Aug 27
THE HIP FLEXORS WHAT ARE THE HIP FLEXORSArguably some the most overlooked, key muscles in our body are the muscles of the hip flexors. When you lift your knee towards your body you are activating the hip flexor muscles that include:the iliacus and psoas major muscles, also known as the
How Glycemic control is a key concept for diabetes

QuickRead MedCheck – Diabetes, Part 1: Glycemic Control

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Aug 25
QuickRead MedCheck – Diabetes, Part 1: Glycemic Control Contributor: James “Dr. J” Agtuca Diabetes means so many things to so many people — while a straightforward condition for some, it is the very definition of ‘complicated’ for others. Certainly of no help are the endless streams of information that either exaggerate
Pain of the shoulder

The Rotator Cuffs | Our Neglected Muscles That Deserve More

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Aug 20
Muscle Monday | The Rotator Cuffs ROTATOR CUFFAt some point in your life you have or will experience some sort of shoulder pain. This pain is could be a result of a sport, lifting weights, rock climbing, swimming, or any daily physical activity. With shoulder pain being so common, it