5 Muscles To Stretch Before Your Run

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Stretches, something everyone does before a run or a workout. However, which muscles should we stretch?

How should we stretch it? How long should we hold each stretch for?

Based on recent studies, stretches do not actually reduce the risk in injuries with any exercise. However, it is still recommended as it helps with improving body awareness and provides that temporary relief for tight muscles.

Well, worry not as here are 5 different stretches to help tackle those tight muscles that are required for running.

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Sprained Ankle? Tips on Treatment & Management

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Ankle sprains happen more often than we would like. Be it from a footy game or walking around in heels. It can be very stressful when you have sprained your ankle and you are unsure of how to manage it. Is further imaging is required? Should you go to the emergency department? Maybe it is not that bad, just sleep on it and it will be fine tomorrow? Where should you begin?

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Lower Back Pain Treatment

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Lower back pain can be debilitating, not only from a pain point of view, but functionally can be very limiting and have a major effect on daily life and work activities.

Although some episodes of lower back pain can be self-limiting and resolve by themselves, physiotherapy can help achieve a faster recovery, with a reduction in pain and an increase in mobility and function, hopefully reducing the severity and length of the back pain episode. This will also assist in reducing the likelihood of future back pain episodes.

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CALF STRENGTHENING – 5 GOOD REASONS WHY

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Calf strengthening is not only a common denominator in alot of lower limb rehabilitation programs, but also plays an important role in lower limb mechanics, as well as a key aspect of injury prevention for certain lower limb injuries.
There are five good reasons why calf strengthening is important.

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Diastasis Recti Post Pregnancy

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Diastasis Recti is the separation of your most external abdominal muscles. The main cause of a Diastasis is due to the continuous stretching of the connective tissue and the increase of the intra-abdominal force. Normally, the separation will lessen within the first 8 weeks post-partum, but it is common for many women that it stays stretched beyond this.

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Sciatica: What You Need to Know

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Sciatica is commonly described as a pain experienced mostly on one side of the body and runs down the buttock, hamstring and sometimes extend to the lower leg. Sciatica pain is normally caused by compression of the nerve that originates from your lower back. It can be triggered by joints inflammation, tight buttock, arthritic growth and locked facet joints.

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