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Snapping hip

Snapping hip is a condition that often affects dancers. The condition causes a snapping sound and sensation around the hip joint. The condition can be internal or external. External – this is usually felt at the outside of the hip and triggered by the muscle fibers of the tensor fascia lata or gluteus maximus that […]

Trapezius strain

A trapezius strain causes difficulty in moving the shoulders in any direction. It is also difficult to perform any overhead activity without triggering discomfort or pain. The trapezius muscle is one of the biggest muscles in the body and works daily. It is triangular and passes via the neck and shoulder up to the middle […]

Hamstring tendon rupture

Hamstring tendon rupture can be categorized as full or partial. The hamstring muscles is comprised of the biceps femoris, semitendinosus and the semimembranosus. These muscles insert at the rear part of the knee via the tendons. Remember that it is possible for these tendons to rupture or tear when engaging in explosive movements or kicking […]