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Managing Tendinopathy

   Tendinopathy (pain or pathology of a tendon) is a complex topic.  Contrary to public opinion, it is relatively poorly understood by both healthcare providers and researchers alike.  When you get into the specifics of the cellular aspects of tendon Details…

July 23, 2014
written by: Kevin Maggs

Another Kick in the Pants for Kinesio Tape

For those who don’t know, Kinesio Tape is the colorful, stretchy tape that you see displayed on many athletes. The purported benefits are numerous, with each one being more imaginative than the former. Last year, I wrote a piece that Details…

July 2, 2014
written by: Kevin Maggs
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Painkillers–Running the Risks

Nobody ever said running a marathon was easy or comfortable.  Getting to the start line uninjured is a task all by itself, and completing the marathon can be arduous and painful.  Many people would like to make it less uncomfortable Details…

Categories: Injury Treatment
May 1, 2013
written by: Kevin Maggs

Office Based Diagnosis of Bone Stress Injuries

When treating a runner with a suspected stress reaction or stress fracture, there is often a relative urgency to rule out stress fracture or stress reactions because the runner has an impending race.  When bone stress injury is suspected, the Details…

Categories: Injury Treatment
April 16, 2013
written by: Kevin Maggs
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Running with Gumby – Stretching Before Running

For years, women were told to take long-term post-menopausal hormone replacement drugs, that is until someone did a study on the topic with 16,000 women over a long term. Much to everyone’s surprise, the hormone replacement drugs were found to Details…

September 26, 2012
written by: concept168
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