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Archive for March, 2011

Dead Leg

Posted on 20 Mar 2011 | 0 Comments

A very common injury in contact sports is the aptly named “dead leg”. This injury is also known as a “charley horse”, a “cork thigh” or a “quads contusion”. What a dead leg is essentially is a traumatic blow to the quadriceps muscle, which is the muscle at the front of your thigh, or to […]

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Shin Splints

Posted on 13 Mar 2011 | 0 Comments

The term “shin splints” refers to a group of problems that manifest as pain down the front of the lower leg between the knee and the ankle. This pain is usually exacerbated by exercise and eases with rest. People who are on their feet for long periods, who partake in long distance runs and people […]

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