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Knee Pain: Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome Symptoms and Cause

What Pain and Symptoms Are Associated With Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome? Pain is felt in the front of the knee, under and around the knee cap area. Pain is usually an aching pain but can sometimes become sharp and in some cases a burning sensation is felt. Knee will pop and grind during bending and straightening…

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What Are Trigger Points?

Note: Trigger points should not be confused with acupuncture, acupressure points, or reflexology as they are different systems and treatments. Medical definition: Trigger points are defined as a hyperirritable spot, usually within a taut band of skeletal muscle or in the muscle’s fascia that is painful on compression and that can give rise to characteristic…

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It Hurts Here, Why Are You Treating There?

Hamstring pain is often caused by tight quadriceps.

Recently a man made an appointment complaining of horribly tight painful thighs. He competed in marathons and was concerned that he would have to stop because of the pain in his thighs and recently lower back. During intake he talked about his morning workouts at the gym and concentrated stretching sessions to stretch out the…

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