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Many runners may be wearing the wrong shoes for their particular stride or the right shoes that were chosen for the wrong reasons, according to a new scientific review about running shoes and injury risks. The study helpfully concludes that there is a reliable, scientifically valid way for each of us to pick the right […]

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Once we get revved up to run it’s tempting to shoot out the door at top speed. But heading out of the gates at full speed—without a proper warmup—is a recipe for disaster, and injury. If you start out too fast, you run the risk of pulling a muscle, tweaking a tendon, bone, or joint, […]

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by Max Kovler, PT Reg. (ON) for Mobile Physio: Lateral elbow tendinopathy is a common disorder which commonly results from overstrain of the tendons of the muscles of the lateral elbow, typically during activities involving strong gripping such as tennis; hence the term ‘tennis elbow’.  The condition is largely self-limiting, but symptoms can take a […]

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Men gradually lose bone mass as they age, which puts them at risk for developing osteoporosis, a condition that makes bones weak and prone to breakage. Nearly 2 million men in the U.S. have the condition, and 16 million more have low bone mass, studies have shown. Now, University of Missouri researchers have found that […]

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Many commentators have pointed out that the new movie “Jurassic World” is scientifically suspect, if not fantastical. But they have overlooked one of the more prominent ways in which the blockbuster diverges from established research. The movie’s heroine runs from rampaging beasts in high heels, without turning a hair or an ankle. But research on […]

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