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Self-Myofascial Release Techniques

Self-myofascial release techniques (SMRT) can be a simple and effective intervention for patients to reduce rate of tissue injury and increase joint range of motion (ROM). This technique also encourages patients to take an active role in their management and can prolong…
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Rehabilitation after Shoulder Replacement Surgery

The incidence of total shoulder replacement surgery (TSRS) is increasing each decade with approximately 23,000 surgeries performed each year. The most common indication for TSRS is severe degenerative changes (osteoarthritis) to the shoulder joint, which impairs activities of daily living….
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Spinal Stiffness: Clinical Relevance & Management Strategies

Chiropractors and physiotherapists use a variety of methods to examine patients presenting with spinal disorders, such as history taking and physical examination. One aspect of physical examination commonly used is the assessment of spinal stiffness, a common and bothersome musculoskeletal…
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Injury Prevention, Ankle Biomechanics & Footwear in Runners

All runners, whether you are a competing athlete or a weekend enthusiast, should be aware of the effects of footwear on performance and foot and ankle injury, and steps to prevent injury and reduce the rate of re-injury. Injury rates differ…
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What Causes Muscle Soreness After Exercise?

Nearly everyone has experienced that distinctive muscle pain after intense or unfamiliar exercise, often peaking as long as a day or two later. Because of the delay, it is best known as delayed-onset muscle soreness (DOMS). Sometimes DOMS is so severe…
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Lumbar Extension Exercises in Low Back Pain

Low back pain (LBP) is a highly prevalent (9.4% of global population in 2014) health issue that affected approximately 83 million people globally in 2010. LBP has significant socioeconomic and healthcare implications and ranks the highest disorder in years lived…
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