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Is the difference between Medial v.s. Lateral Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) documented?

I haven't been able to find any discussion on the difference between medial v.s. lateral PFPS. I have seen a lot of information about strengthening external hip rotators and hip abductors being a ...
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Short duration of Cryotherapy

What is the effect of short-duration application of cold therapeutic modalities on metabolic rate? Does it increase or decrease the metabolic rate?
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How does MEAT compare with RICE treatment to treat a tendinopathy (in terms of treatment efficiency)?

First, some acronym definitions: RICE: Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation. MEAT: movement, exercise, analgesia, treatment How does MEAT compare with RICE treatment to treat a tendinopathy (...
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How does one strengthen the muscle connected to the lower end of the scapula?

I was so addicted to Tetris in college (playing several hours every day with my left hand farther forward on the keyboard than my right) that my left back visibly atrophied in the region surrounding ...
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Did I get Lateral pelvic tilt from left leg overuse?

Almost 2 years ago I got a knee injury (ACL and meniscal tear) which left me with a mechanically locked knee for more than a month. I could still walk normally without much instability. Fortunately, ...
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What type of exercises should a person do if he/she is suffering from osteoporosis?

Is there a possibility that somebody could tell me specifically an exercise plan or a source where I can get authentic information on exercises for senior people suffering from diseases related to ...
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life expectancy for cerebral palsy (spastic diplegia)? [closed]

I'm a man in his 30s who has lived with mild spastic diplegia (cerebral palsy) all his life. Longevity runs in the family (all my grandparents have made it past 90 and one is working on 102). It ...