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‘No Pain, No Gain’ –  The ACTUAL meaning of this majorly misinterpreted cliche explained by Dr. Rajani Patil of Orthosports Physiotherapy
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‘No Pain, No Gain’ – The ACTUAL meaning of this majorly misinterpreted cliche explained by Dr. Rajani Patil of Orthosports Physiotherapy

Do you believe in the cliché No pain No gain? This probably depends on who you have heard this say or in what context. Pain means different things to different people. When I treat patients with spine or sports injuries in the clinic, I often ask what kind of pain they have. Yes - what kind of pain- because different kinds of pain mean different things. For example...

6 Causes of Knee Pain while Working Out You Did Not Anticipate (with the Solution for Each)
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6 Causes of Knee Pain while Working Out You Did Not Anticipate (with the Solution for Each)

Strength Training is a vital aspect of any gym training whether it is to bulk up or to enhance your performance at your sport. However, big goals sometimes go down the drain when from nowhere knee pain begins while you are working out. Suddenly you begin to wonder whether you should continue, modify or ditch the gym all together! Fret not, knee pain that occurs while working out has simple causes and as soon as you fix these, the pain can go away.

Why do I get blisters? What can I do to prevent them?
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Why do I get blisters? What can I do to prevent them?

Blisters form when the skin rubs against another surface causing friction. Toes and soles of feet are the most common areas of blisters since these areas rub against running shoes during running and training frequently. Ideally, you should prevent blisters as much as possible but if you already have them, a few things outlined below can help!