Hamstring injury information

Most hamstring injuries are treated conservatively with good results. However, there are cases in which surgery should be considered already in the acute phase. Also there are cases in which surgery should be considered later if non-operative treatment appears to be unsuccesful.

The Joy of Running – What if My Knee Hurts?

Running is an easy and effective way to improve your fitness, and is usually suitable for almost any healthy sports enthusiast. After a couple of weeks of training, you can experience the joy of running, which is refreshing for both the body and the mind. Anyone who enjoyed moving around as a child will surely agree with the statement that people have an innate passion for running and a desire to run.

Basic information regarding Achilles tendon disorders

Achilles tendon disorders are quite common among athletes and other individuals who perform physical activities that require a lot of movement. The symptoms that most often affect this tendon are pain and stiffness. However, more serious problems may sometimes arise, such as a complete rupture of the tendon. Though many Achilles tendon disorders do not require surgical treatment, sometimes surgery is indeed necessary.


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