Should we fear inflammation?

Ice, Voltaren, Advil… These well-known anti-inflammatories are the first thing they think about using when having an injury. Why do we fear inflammation? We know that inflammation mediators cause pain locally. Also, the swelling related to inflammation can temporarily reduce joint mobility. Why does the body create inflammation? Going back to biology basis, let’s remember […]

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Your « nerves » hurt?

When we’re in pain, it’s not always easy to put the finger on the exact structure that hurts. Nerves are often blamed, especially when the pain gets more intense. Are we right to blame it all on the nerves? Yes, nerves can trigger pain. Nerves are structures responsible of transmitting any sensory or motor information […]

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Soft tissues: differences and diagnostics

After an injury, reviewing the basics of anatomy can really help understanding the received diagnostic. Although many medical terms are now used in daily conversations, some fundamentals of human anatomy remain unclear for many people. This article reviews soft tissues and their injury mechanisms.  A summary of soft tissues and their related diagnostics is presented […]

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Improve your golf performance – Flexibility

Already half of the summer is done and golfers are making the most of the beautiful weather we have. With a few games already played, golfers want to improve their score card before the end of the season. Some turn to new equipment that will help them improve their distance, accuracy and stability. This method […]

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