Shoulder Popping, Clicking And Cracking: Is It Serious?

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The shoulder is one of the most mobile joints in the body with a lot of structures around it. It is also the most unstable joint of the body because of its high mobility. What Can Cause Shoulder Popping? 1. Moving Tendons Tendons join muscles to bones. After staying in a position for a long …

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Pulled Calf Muscle: Symptoms, Treatment And Recovery Time

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The calf muscles are found at the back of the leg. A pulled calf muscle is when these muscles are pulled beyond their limit leading to a muscle strain. These muscles are responsible for carrying the heel off the floor when we are walking, jumping or running. They also help to propel the body forward …

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Hamstring Tendonitis: Symptoms, Treatment And Recovery Time

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The hamstrings are the muscles found at the back of our thighs. They work together with the quadriceps (in front of our thighs) to move us from one point to the other. While the quadriceps straighten the knee joint and flexes the hip, the hamstrings bend the knee and take the entire leg backward. Hamstring …

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When Can I Stop Worrying About Dry Socket?

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Dry socket, which is also known as “Alveolar Osteitis”, is an inflammation of the alveolar bone socket after tooth extraction. It is the most common complication following tooth extractions, especially the extraction of the third molar (wisdom tooth). The risk of developing dry socket increases with extractions involving impacted lower wisdom teeth. Even though a …

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Quadriceps Tendonitis: Exercises, Treatment and Recovery Time

The quadriceps muscles are a group of four muscles found in the thigh of our legs. Muscles are joined to the bones by a tough tissue called the tendon. The quadriceps tendon joins the quadriceps muscle to the top of the kneecap. Quadriceps tendonitis is an inflammation of the quadriceps tendon. When the quadriceps contracts, …

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MCL Sprain: Grades, Symptoms, Treatment & Recovery Time

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The Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) is one of the four major ligaments in the knee. It is located at the inner aspect of the knee joint. It attaches the tibia bone (found in your leg) to the femur (thigh bone) and prevents the knee from going inwards. An MCL sprain is an injury to the …

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Bell’s Palsy vs Stroke: What’s The Difference?

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When there’s a sudden facial deviation to one side, two major things come to mind: a stroke and Bell’s palsy. Bell’s palsy and stroke tend to mimic each other because of some of the presenting signs of these conditions. However, they aren’t the same thing. Knowing how to differentiate them is important because their associated symptoms, treatment, …

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Why Do My Teeth Hurt? 8 Likely Causes To Know

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Dental pain is a very uncomfortable condition that can have a huge impact on your daily life, making it become so difficult to perform simple tasks or activities such as talking, chewing, swallowing, sleeping or even being attentive at work. Regardless of what you think the cause of a toothache is, it is always good …

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