During pregnancy, the mother’s body works overtime to assist in the growth and development of the fetus. In particular, the extra weight that is suddenly part of the woman’s body creates an added stressor on the joints and muscles. As a result, the pregnant woman becomes more vulnerable to certain musculoskeletal issues during her pregnancy.
Many athletes fear anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries not only because of the pain it can cause but because it can sideline them from the sport they love. Football, basketball, volleyball, and soccer players are especially prone to ACL tears. When Do ACL Tears Occur? The ACL is a ligament found in the middle of
Do you ever ask yourself, “Am I doing the right things to reduce my knee pain?” or, “Are the things I’m doing making my knee pain worse?” Anyone who has dealt with knee pain is aware how much it slows life down, and really throws a wrench into how you operate efficiently. Normal daily activities