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Fitness

Pinpoint (and Fix!) Your Joint Pain Problems

Feeling a little creaky in your neck, shoulders, knees, and toes? Oh no! Experts share how your everyday habits cause joint pain -- and how to fix it fast.
woman walking on fall leaves Why Your Hips, Knees, and Feet Hurt

Bummer news for fit women: According to Hector Lopez, MD, CSCS, FAAPMR, chief medical officer and principal of the Center for Applied Health Sciences, active women who run and exercise regularly are six to eight times more likely than similarly active men to suffer an ACL or ligament injury. Why? The angle of a woman's pelvis puts her knee in a position that can place an abnormal amount of strain on the ligaments in her leg. This may also be the reason women suffer from knee tendinitis more than men do.

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