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Flexor Tendon Lacerations

Flexor tendon injuries can be devastating, life-changing events. The flexor tendons are the ‘ropes’ that make your fingers move. If they get cut, it’s a very big problem. 29 more words


Distal Biceps Tendon Ruptures

Distal Biceps Tendon Ruptures are common among men, middle aged and older. They can happen in women and younger men as well. Smoking leads to a 5x increase in the rate of rupture because smoking decreases the blood supply to the tendon so that it can’t repair itself as between episodes of

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Bathing with a severed achilles tendon

I stood up in the shower today!

Okay, so this isn’t a big achievement to most, but in my life as it stands it’s the minor milestones that make the journey less arduous. 929 more words


Yokoso Japan

Which means Welcome to Japan!

Japan holds a special place in my heart as I spent the early years of my childhood in Yokohama . The last time I was in Japan was a decade ago and I did not see myself visiting the country any time soon, so when my Dad invited me to follow him and my Mum, I was more than happy to. 3,871 more words


And Now for the Geeky Facts.

What is Collagen?

Collagen is a group of naturally occurring proteins found in all animals, especially in the flesh and connective tissues of mammals. It is the main component of connective tissue and is the most abundant protein in mammals, making up about 25% to 35% of the whole-body protein content. 146 more words


The words I didn't want to hear..

Back in April, I wrote a post about my ac joint injury – a postural problem which has been exacerbated by doing TRX. I was doing my physio exercises, using  kinesio tape and ice packs after spin classes and hoping it would heal. 343 more words