5 Things Cyclists Need To Know About Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Posted on: 3 November 2015

Riding your bike is a great way to keep fit and have fun, but if you overdo it, you could suffer from overuse injuries like iliotibial band syndrome. Iliotibial band syndrome, also called iliotibial band friction syndrome, is a common knee injury that can derail your training goals. Here are five things you need to know about this painful injury. How does cycling cause this injury? The iliotibial band is a fibrous tissue that connects your hip bones to your lower leg bones.
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5 Things You Need To Know About Hand Eczema

Posted on: 5 October 2015

Hand eczema is a distressing skin condition that makes your hands very itchy and red. Here are five things that you need to know about hand eczema What are the signs of hand eczema? If you have hand eczema, you will notice that the skin on the backs of your hands is very dry and itchy. Some people get so itchy that they scratch their hands until they bleed. The skin will be red, and you may develop a rash in the area.
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Kyphoplasty And Work: Speed Up Your Recovery With Kale, Kiwi And Strawberries

Posted on: 25 September 2015

If your doctor schedules you for a kyphoplasty procedure, and you can't take too much time off from work, you want to know how you can speed up your recovery after surgery. Kyphoplasty is a specialized procedure that rebuilds, repairs or supports the damaged spinal vertebrae of patients who have osteoarthritis, osteoporosis or injuries to the back. Although your recovery time is relatively low, you can experience discomfort in your back until it completely heals.
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Free STD Testing: 3 Tests For Diagnosing Herpes

Posted on: 17 September 2015

Although there's commonly a negative stigma associated with herpes, herpes is actually much more widespread than most people believe. It affects more than one out of six people between the ages of 14 and 49 in the U.S. If you believe that you have symptoms of herpes, it's important to get tested right away, so that you can begin treating the STD immediately. With the right treatment, herpes is a manageable disease.
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