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What causes balance issues, and why is fall risk a problem?

By:Steven Galli May 28, 2019

As we age, many factors can put us at risk for falling, such as our gait and various balance disorders. A gait is a persons manner of walking and can change as we get older, due to loss of flexibility mobility and muscle atrophy. The North American Med Clinic reported 40% of people 65 and older experience a fall in a given year with roughly half resulting in an injury and 10% resulting in a...

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What is Tendonitis? (Elbow, Shoulder, and Knee)

By:Steven Galli August 29, 2018 tendonitis

What is Tendonitis

To understand what tendonitis is and why it can hurt so much, first, you have to understand what the tendons do. A tendon is a fibrous cord like connective tissue which attaches muscle to bone. The tendon is responsible for helping move a given bone or structure.

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