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Pain Management – “Ouch!!! It hurts so bad!”

Pain Management – “Ouch!!! It hurts so bad!”

What is pain? Pain is an experience. It is what the brain perceives, rather than what is reality. Pain can be either be Acute or Chronic or it can be Adaptive or Maladaptive. Acute pain is a pain that lasts for a short duration. Chronic pain is pain that lasts for more than three months. […]

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Lymphedema

Lymphedema

– Dr Riya Shah Lymphedema refers to the excessive and persistent accumulation of fluids and proteins that causes swelling (oedema) in the arms and legs. The swelling may range from mild to severe. Lymphedema can affect the arms, lower abdomen, upper thighs, mid-back and lower back. Primary Causes It can be inherited or present from […]

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Common complaints while running

Common complaints while running

  There are many first aid stations on the route. Contact one as soon as you need help.  

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Tactics For The Race Day

Tactics For The Race Day

You have spent weeks training hard, make sure all your hard work is rewarded. Plan a sensible strategy with tactics and pace and follow it during the race day. Plan your strategy Decide how to approach the race. You would either want to beat your previous best run time or if you are running for […]

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Fuel Your Performance

Fuel Your Performance

The most awaited Marathon of the year is here where we see huge number of participants which makes the run even more challenging and exciting. The practices are regular, the gear will be ready by now but have you taken care of the most important thing which is essential for any sport! Yes you are […]

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What to wear for the run

What to wear for the run

Whatever you wear, stay cool and dry. Avoid baggy cotton clothing as it can chafe the skin . Wear synthetic clothes. Hi-tech fabrics can be expensive but worth it. These are clothes made of light, stretchy, quick drying fabrics that pull away the moisture away from the skin surface Don’t overdress. Wear t-shirts or vest […]

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Get In The Mind Zone

Get In The Mind Zone

Pre-race anxiety is very common. Channelize your thoughts positively. You have trained yourself for the run so you will be able to achieve your target. For last minute doubts, consult your physiotherapist. Your route to success: Stay Positive: feel confident that you will achieve your goals Be Consistent: Don’t change anything before the race. Just […]

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Taper Your Training

Taper Your Training

For good race preparation, taper off your training 2-3 weeks before the main event. Reduce the volume of the training gradually by 60%. This can be done by either reducing the number of training sessions or the amount of training performed in a session. Reasons to taper: Reduces training fatigue Allows muscle to repair Stores […]

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Osgood Schlatter Disease

Osgood Schlatter Disease

A 13-year-old boy who plays football complains of pain below the knee cap. He complains of shooting pain with increased physical exertion and high impact activities. What could possibly be happening to his knee? Osgood Schlatter maybe? What is Osgood Schlatter Disease (OSD)? Osgood Schlatter disease presents with a painful, bony bump on the shinbone […]

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Footballer’s Ankle

Footballer’s Ankle

Anterior ankle impingement, also known as Footballer’s ankle, is a condition of the ankle wherein there is pinching of the ligaments and tendons of the ankle between the ankle joint bones (the talus and tibia). CAUSES: The condition typically occurs due to formation of bony spurs which are extra bony outgrowths that form in front […]

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