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Shoulder Injuries and Rehabilitation

The shoulder is a ball and socket joint that allows for a wide variety of motion in many different planes. Therefore, it requires stabilization to avoid injuries from occurring. A large percentage of sports-related shoulder injuries involve the rotator cuff. What is the rotator cuff? 

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Bursitis

Bursitis is effectively the inflammation of a bursa. A bursa is a fluid filled sac providing a cushion between tendon and bone within the body. The areas of the body in which bursitis is most common include the hip, shoulder, elbow and knee.-

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Achilles Tendon Rupture

The Achilles tendon is located in the lower leg, connecting muscles in the calf to the heel bone. Research has shown a rupture of this tendon is perhaps the most severe muscular injury in the lower leg (Anderson & Hall, 1997). A rupture/tear can be partial or complete.

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Morton’s Neuroma

Morton’s Neuroma is a condition affecting a nerve located between the toes. In most cases the area affected is second and third or third and fourth metatarsal space, with the pain occurring between the retrospective toes. Effectively the adjacent metatarsal heads between the toes can compress the nerve between the bones, resulting in pain and irritation of this nerve.

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Confidence

At times, it seems as though every athlete is short on confidence. Perhaps one of the reasons for this apparent lack of confidence is that athletes are unsure about the components of confidence and the strategies to enhance confidence. 

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Counselling

Counselling is type of talking therapy to help people to discuss an issue that is troubling them in a confidential and safe environment. 

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Shoulder Injury

Shoulder injuries or shoulder pain emerge for various reasons; sometimes the pain in the shoulder is actually caused by a problem in one’s upper back or neck. 

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Back Pain

Few people spend a lifetime unaffected by back pain. At some point in a person’s life, a feeling of tension or stiffness in one’s back prompts one to seek medical support. 

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