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Do More Women Suffer from Knee pain? Find out why!

Many studies have shown that women tend to suffer from more knee problems than men due to physiology and hormones. Yes unfortunately this is true! Several women who come to my clinic will tell me that their joint pains increase during their menstrual cycle. Studies have shown that active women are up to eight times more likely to suffer knee problems – particularly injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) that stabilizes the joint – than sporty men. Why? Partly because of our hormones and partly because of the way our bodies are made.

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Have Neck Pain While Working Out? Do This!

When I treat patients in the clinic with neck pain, I always ask them when the pain started. Many times, the answer to this question is that “I pulled my neck while lifting weights” or “I felt neck pain after a heavy session at the gym” This spurred me to write about what gym freaks can do about preventing neck pain and also to treat it on their own so they can continue to work towards their fitness goals.

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How Fit am I? Are Weight and Size the Right Determinants?

Fitness means different things to different people. For some it is the ability to fit into the new jeans, for some it is the ability to do a hundred push-ups and for others, it may mean the ability to take a flight of stairs without getting exhausted. All of these are fine as long as we don’t fall into the trap of associating body weight with fitness levels. Often…

STOP swearing by ‘No Pain, No Gain’: Find Out Why and How this cliched motto is harmful to your health and fitness

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…

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