Category Archive for: ‘Ankle Pain’

A Soldier’s War on Pain

By BARRY MEIER MAY 10, 2014 Four years and a lifetime ago, a new war began for Sgt. Shane Savage. On Sept. 3, 2010, the armored truck he was commanding near Kandahar, Afghanistan, was blown apart by a roadside bomb. His head hit the ceiling so hard that his helmet cracked. His left foot was pinned against the dashboard, crushing 24 …

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Top 10 Exercise Injuries For Women

August 11, 2009By Mark DilworthEmpowher – Women’s Health Online Exercise injuries are as common as exercise itself, whether it be women or men doing the exercise. In coming articles, I will discuss injury prevention for each of the 10 exercise injuries that will be discussed in this article. According to a study published by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, …

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That Little Voice Inside Your Twinge

June 24, 2009By GINA KOLATANew York Times A COLLEAGUE of mine at The Times who is a triathlete had a question: Everyone tells you to listen to your body, but what are you supposed to listen to? Turns out it’s not so obvious. Deena Kastor, the American record holder for the marathon, interprets the advice selectively. “Running isn’t always comfortable,” …

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Learning How to Walk (Chewing Gum Not Included)

November 13, 2008NEW YORK TIMES/FITNESSBy SARA ECKEL AFTER Lynne Wu moved to New York from Cincinnati, she realized her body wasn’t prepared for the sheer amount of pavement-pounding required in her adopted city. “At the end of the day my lower back and ankles would hurt,” said Ms. Wu, 40, a development consultant for nonprofit organizations. “I just wasn’t used …

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