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9 benefits of Performance Coaching. The role of a Performance coach is to help you train your mind in order for you to increase your performance and achieve your goals. Here are 9 ways performance coaching could benefit you: 1. Create crystal clear goals. Get specific about what precisely you[...]

Biceps Tendonitis

Biceps Tendonitis What is Shoulder Tendonitis/Bursitis? The terms shoulder tendonitis and shoulder bursitis are often used to indicate that there is inflammation within the shoulder joint, either to the tendons of the rotator cuff or the bursa, the fluid filled sac surrounding the tendons. As the tendons and bursa become[...]

Shin Splints

Shin Splints What are Shin Splints? Shin splints are an injury causing pain along the lower front of the leg (along the front and inside edge of the shin). The pain is caused by stress on the shinbone (tibia) and the connective tissues that attach the muscles in the lower[...]

Achilles Tendonitis Treatment

Achilles Tendonitis – Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment What is Achilles Tendonitis? Achilles tendonitis is an inflammation, irritation, or degeneration of tissue of the Achilles tendon, causing pain in the heel or in the lower leg above the heel. The Achilles tendon connects the muscles in the back of the[...]

MCL / LCL Sprain / Tear

MCL / LCL Sprain / Tear What is a MCL/LCL Sprain/Tear? The medial collateral ligament (MCL) and lateral collateral ligament (LCL) are two of four ligaments in the knee that provide stability to the knee joint, along with the ACL and PCL. The MCL is located on the inner side[...]

Sport, Sport Injuries

ACL/PCL Tear

ACL/PCL Tear

ACL/PCL Tear What is an ACL/PCL Tear? ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) and PCL (posterior cruciate ligament) tears are common knee injuries, especially for athletes. The ACL and PCL are two of four ligaments that stabilize the knee joint, allowing the knee to move forward and backward without moving side to[...]

Frozen Shoulder Treatment

Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis) – Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment What is Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis)? Adhesive capsulitis, or frozen shoulder, is a condition in which the shoulder cannot be moved normally due to pain and inflammation in the joint capsule of the shoulder. Limited range of motion not only[...]

Meniscus Tears

Meniscus Tears What is a Meniscus Tear? A meniscus tear occurs when there is a partial or full tear in one of the two menisci that are located within the knee joint. A meniscus is a C-shaped disc composed of cartilage in the knee that balances body weight across the[...]

Ligament Sprain

Ligament Sprain / Muscle Strain What is a Ligament Sprain/Muscle Strain? Sprains and strains occur from overstretching ligaments, muscles, or tendons, and can even result in partial or complete tears. A strain results from an overstretching of muscles or tendons and a sprain refers to a similar injury affecting ligaments.[...]

Stress Fracture

Stress Fracture What is a Stress Fracture? A stress fracture is an injury that can occur from overuse or extended use over a long period of time. A stress fracture causes tiny cracks in the bone, but unlike a regular bone fracture that occurs when a high force comes in[...]