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What is a Lisfranc Injury?

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The term Lisfranc’s injury was named after a French surgeon called Jacques Lisfranc in the Napoleon era who in 1815 described a quick way of amputating the forefoot in soldiers in the war. His way was to cut through the tarsometarsal (TMT) joint in the midfoot and so avoid cutting

Whats is the Medical Difference between the types Multiple Sclerosis

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There are four main types of MS you should be aware of... Clinically isolated syndrome (CIS) Relapsing-Remitting MS (RRMS). This is the most common form of multiple sclerosis Secondary-Progressive MS (SPMS). In SPMS, symptoms worsen steadily over time, with or without the occurrence of relapses and remissions Primary-Progressive MS (PPMS)

Bodybuilding – Wrist injuries – 2

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In part one of the bodybuilding wrist injury series we looked at mobilisation in the early stages, very small ranges of movement to gently stretch the muscles, tendons and ligaments of the wrist. Now we are going to apply slightly more movement and load. Remember that you cannot move onto

Gravity Controlled Adductor Stretch

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Many people who have tight hamstrings (back of the thigh) will have tight inner thigh or adductor muscles too; they are linked. The adductors are needed to help you walk or run straight. This is a great stretch that you can do to stretch your inner thigh and it requires very

Kneeling Spinal Roll

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The spinal roll is a perfect exercise for the upper back and shoulders as well as the lower back too. Level – Intermediate Equipment – Gymball, (floor mat optional) Exercise Kneel upright with the ball in front of you Place your hands flat on top of the ball Tuck your chin in to

Supported Chest Stretch

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Look folks, I want to tell you that this is a nice chest stretch, but I can’t. It is a great stretch but trust me you're only gonna do this if you are really supple. This exercise will not only work your chest, but also stretch your back. Remember the

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