Adekanmi Lipede, MPH

Adekanmi Lipede is a licensed physiotherapist with a Master's degree in physical activity and public health. She loves to exercise and read.

Knee Replacement Recovery Time: What You Need To Know

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Knee replacement is a surgical procedure in which the weight-bearing surfaces are replaced in order to relieve pain and discomfort at the knee joint. Knee replacement procedures are usually done for patients with severe osteoarthritis or a severe knee injury. People who undergo knee replacement are eager to get back to how they were before. …

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Inner Thigh Pain: Possible Causes And Treatment

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When we mention inner thigh pain, we tend to think about groin pain or groin injury that usually affects athletes or exercise enthusiasts. The inner thigh is in close proximity to the pelvis, hip, knee, and back. This means that anything that affects these body parts can cause pain at the inner thigh. This post …

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10 Stretches For Lower Back Pain Relief

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Lower back pain is described as the most common work-related musculoskeletal disorder. It can be annoying and can affect your daily activities. However, there is good news- there are stretches you can do anywhere to help relieve it and prevent the stubborn back pain from returning. In this article, we will be looking at the …

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Extensor Tendonitis In Foot: Causes, Treatment & Recovery Time

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The foot is used to walk, run, jump, and do so many things which makes it prone to injuries. The foot has a lot of soft tissue structures like the muscles, ligaments, and tendons. When any of these get injured or inflamed, it causes a lot of discomfort and difficulty walking. A tendon is a …

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7 Shoulder Impingement Exercises For Pain Relief

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The shoulder is one of the most mobile joints in the body. The shoulder connects the upper limbs to the trunk. A lot can cause pain at the shoulder joint and in this post, we will be looking at shoulder impingement and the exercises that can help relieve pain. What Is Shoulder Impingement? The shoulder …

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AC Joint Sprain: Causes, Treatment and Recovery Time

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The shoulder is a very mobile and complex joint. Due to this complexity and mobility, there are a number of structures, including joints, that can get injured. This article delves deep into the acromioclavicular joint and explains the causes, treatment, recovery time and prevention of an AcromioClavicular (AC) joint sprain. What Is The Acromioclavicular Joint? …

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Grade 1 Anterolisthesis: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

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Anterolisthesis sounds like a scary long medical name. Anterolisthesis is a condition that affects the vertebral column. It involves an alteration to the normal alignment of the spinal bones which can be caused by a lot of factors that we will discuss in this article. What Is Anterolisthesis? Anterolisthesis is formed from two words, Ante and listhesis. …

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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 anatomical structures around it. It is also said to be the most unstable joint of the body because of its hypermobility. At some time in our life, we may hear a sound coming from our shoulder while moving, stretching, …

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Pulled Calf Muscle: Symptoms, Treatment And Recovery Time

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The calf muscles play a significant role in our day to day lives. However, because of the workload done by the calves, there is a tendency for the muscle to get injured. This article tells us a little about the calf muscles and what we need to know about a pulled calf muscle. What Is …

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Hamstring Tendonitis: Symptoms, Treatment And Recovery Time

Hamstring tendonitis

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 to the …

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Pinched Nerve In Neck & Back: Symptoms, Exercises & Treatment

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Nerves play a major role in our bodies. They are ‘phone lines’ from the brain to different parts of the body to move that part of the body and also for you to feel changes in the environment. If you want to bend your elbow, for example, the brain makes a ‘phone call’ through the …

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9 Tennis Elbow Exercises And Stretches For Quick Pain Relief

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Tennis elbow can be quite painful. In this article, we’ll be discussing some exercises and stretches you can use to get some pain relief. 9 Exercises and Stretches For Tennis Elbow Tennis elbow may lead to muscle weakness and sometimes reduced movement at the elbow joint. Strengthening and stretching exercises are very important in restoring …

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Quadriceps Tendonitis: Exercises, Treatment and Recovery Time

Knee injuries are usually the most common injuries at sporting events. These injuries could be in the ligaments, tendons, muscles, bones or menisci. Most of them could be due to trauma or overuse of the knee joint. A major condition at the knee joint is the quadriceps tendonitis. It is a condition that affects 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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