IT Band syndrome occurs as the IT Band, or the Iliotibial band, a ligament extending from the pelvic bone to the shinbone, becomes so tight that it begins to rub against the thighbone causing pain.
Interestingly, an ankle sprain can be one of the longest injuries to recover from. The reason for this is not because the extent of the damage but because the ankle holds up the entire body and can re-injure itself easily.
The summer is one of the best times to be outside because of all the outdoor sports someone can do. This includes hiking, kayaking, biking, playing sports, or just walking around in the summer sun for leisure. Unfortunately, our body's sometimes get worn out and minor or major injuries occur. One of the best things that you can do is seek out treatment so that a minor injur doesn't become major or a major injury doesn't effect you for the rest of your life.
The movie Whiplash was nominated for 5 Oscars including “Best Picture” and J.K. Simmons won the oscar for “Best Supporting Actor”. In the movie, he plays an abusive conductor for a Jazz Band at the top music school in the country and is constantly cursing out and humiliating his students, particularly the film’s leading star, Miles Teller, who plays a dedicated drummer.
Congratulation to Novak Djokovic for winning the Australian Open. He defeated Andy Murray in the finals winning in 4 sets. Physical Therapy has tremendous benefits to improve arthritis pain. People with arthritis normally have stiff joints largely because they are actively avoiding movement that will cause pain.