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Wrist Pain

As humans, we use our hands for a multitude of tasks every day, from work to sport to daily to everything in between. Our hands and wrists are a complicated interface of bones, muscles and tendons that are called on…

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Easing Low Back Pain

Low back pain can come from a wide variety of places, including muscle strains and overuse, poor posture, poor sitting or sleeping surfaces, compensation for weakness or stiffness, spinal stenosis, arthritis, and disk degeneration or herniation. Oftentimes it’s some combination of all of the above.
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Warning Signs of Heat Illness

The Chicago Marathon this weekend is shaping up to be a prime candidate for heat illness, with temperatures predicted to soar to 77 degrees. With temperatures being cool for many weeks recently, athletes may not be acclimatized to such warm weather, increasing chances of dehydration and worse.
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Shoulder Instability and Dislocations

The shoulder is a joint designed for mobility, with more degrees of freedom than any other joint in the body. But excessive mobility can lead to shoulder instability, subluxation, or dislocation, with peak incidences of injury occurring in athletes in their 20s.
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