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Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis By Scott Meier, MD, KP Sports Medicine Elk Grove What is the Plantar Fascia and what is Plantar Fasciitis? The plantar fascia is a thick tissue on the bottom of the foot that connects the heel bone to the base of the toes. This is helps support the...

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Runner’s Knee

Patelofemoral Pain Syndrome or "Runner's Knee" By Jason Brayley, MD, Chief, KP Sports Medicine Sacramento Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome, or “Runner’s Knee” as this bothersome condition is also commonly known, is a painful problem that typically presents as pain...

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Resiliency in Athletes

Resiliency in Athletes By: Dawn Levine, PhD and Heather Duong, PhD Have you ever experienced an injury that prevented you from training how you want to? Or lost a close race, match, or game? How did you respond? Have you ever noticed that teams that don’t win...

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