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Pain is one of the most common symptoms associate with running injuries. Read about the causes of pain, what it can tell you about your injury, and how to best manage your pain.
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We discuss the benefits of icing a calf strain, if you should use ice or heat, and how long to ice calf strains for.
Oct 19, 2023
8 min
Icing your calf strain. Will it really help?
  • Calf Strain
  • Swelling
  • 6
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Kim Van Deventer
Kim Van Deventer
Foot exercise for plantar fasciitis recovery.
Apr 17, 2024
7 min
Foot exercises for plantar fasciitis - Optimizing strength and control
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Foot Pain
  • 7
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Kim Van Deventer
Kim Van Deventer
Stretches for calf strain - why you should be careful.
Mar 20, 2024
5 min
Why we don’t recommend stretches for calf strain – What to do instead
  • Stretching
  • Pain Management
  • 7
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Kim Van Deventer
Kim Van Deventer
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Patellofemoral pain syndrome causes, symptoms and treatment.
Apr 18, 2024
12 min
Patellofemoral pain syndrome - Treat the cause, not the symptoms
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
  • Pain Management
  • 4
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Maryke Louw
Maryke Louw
Learn how cortisone or steroid injections work for meniscus tears and why you should sometimes avoid them.
Mar 20, 2024
9 min
Will a cortisone (steroid) injection help my meniscus tear?
  • Symptoms
  • Knee Pain
  • 5
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Kim Van Deventer
Kim Van Deventer
Acupuncture for meniscus tears
Apr 18, 2024
10 min
Acupuncture for meniscus tears: A natural way to support your rehabilitation
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Knee Pain
  • 4
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Kim Van Deventer
Kim Van Deventer
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Compression sleeves for calf strain
Mar 20, 2024
14 min
Compression sleeves for calf strain: What you need to know
  • Orthotics
  • Calf Strain
  • 6
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Kim Van Deventer
Kim Van Deventer
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Top categories
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Calf Strain
  • Exercises
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Orthotics
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Shin Splints
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