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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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The Role of Gluteal Muscles in Low Back Pain

Low back pain (LBP) is one of the most common musculoskeletal disorders in developed countries. Underactive gluteal muscles (i.e., weak, long and do not function correctly) are suggested to be a causative factor for LBP, and indeed there has been…
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Tissue Injury and Factors Affecting Recovery

Recovery rates differ significantly across patients and in some circumstances recovery from injury can be hindered by individual, physical or psychosocial factors. These factors are important clinical considerations as they impact conservative management of injuries and prognosis.   Tissue injury To…
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