The Most Common Cause for Shin Splints, Explanations and Treatment Advice
Shin splints are a general term for pain on the inside of the shin. This article considers the most common cause of shin splints, the muscle the tibialis anterior, the causative factors for shin splints and possible treatments.
Big Toe Joint Pain
Hallux Rigidus, or arthritis of the big toe joint is one of the commonest causes of big toe joint pain. Symptoms include pain and stiffness over the big toe. Treatments vary from choosing suitable footwear, using pain relief to having surgery.
KT Kinesio Tape, the Evidence for and uses of the Coloured Elastic Athletic Tape as seen at London 2012
Many people, watching the London Olympics have wondered about the profusion of coloured tape seen adorning athletes' bodies. It's known as KT, Kinesio or Kinesiology tape and is used to support injured muscles and relieve pain.
Unloader Knee Brace for Osteoarthritis
Unloader knee braces for osteoarthritis have been shown to reduce pain, improve muscle strength and consequently increase function in people who have osteoarthritis affecting one part of the knee.
Knee Osteoarthritis the Low Risk Strategies
Knee osteoarthritis symptoms include pain and consequent lack of function, some simple measures can assist in reducing the impact of knee osteoarthritis.