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Pain in the Front of the Knee

Patellofemoral pain syndrome is a type of knee pain that affects the front of the knee.  The patellofemoral joint is the small space between our knee cap and the thigh underneath it.  “Patellofemoral” is a general term, similar to saying “knee pain”.  It doesn’t really tell us everything that is happening with the injury, but…

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Elbow Pain

The other day I was riding some bike trails here in Burlington and noticed that I was getting some elbow pain. The pain was located on the inside of my elbow, the area commonly affected with golfers elbow.  As we have discussed in previous blogs, the elbow pain with golfer’s elbow is usually located in the…

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Exercising with Pain

Its resolution time again. For most people, getting in shape is probably at the top of the list. Usually this means hard work in the gym and eating healthier. But what if you’re in pain? Sometimes it’s difficult to make gains because a painful condition is getting in the way. The following suggestions might give…

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Orthotics Burlington

Custom Orthotics Custom foot orthotics are shoe inserts (similar to insoles) that are constructed from a mold of your foot. They are designed to stabilize and somewhat modify any problems with your feet so that you can treat or prevent various injuries. Keep in mind that these injuries don’t just have to be with your…

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Shoulder Impingement

Shoulder pain attributed to swimming is very common and there are many different causes. Listing all of these causes and conditions is beyond the scope of any blog as it is a very complex topic.  Nevertheless, this article will address one of the more common scenario’s; impingement of the shoulder. Impingement Although there are different…