What’s worse than tennis elbow? Golf balls! Sheesh, sorry… these are the jokes. After a sedentary work week, scaling a mountain on Saturday and 36-holes on Sunday can take their toll by way of common sports injuries. The 7 most … Continue reading Sports injuries! (Ahem… weekend warriors)
Neck. Pain. Ugh. What can we do? Most people over 20 years old have, or have had, neck pain. That sucks. And it can affect us, not just physically, but also with social and psychological aspects of our beings. It … Continue reading A little help for neck pain
What are trigger points? Do I have them? In another post, we talked about knee pain sometimes being caused by trigger points in the thigh. But that’s not the only place they can be! Trigger points are defined as areas … Continue reading What’s a trigger point?
Is my knee pain coming from my quads? In a recent study on young athletes, it was found that there may be a link between anterior knee pain (pain in the front of the knee) and trigger points in the … Continue reading When knee pain isn’t from the knee
A little weight loss goes a long way! For obese persons (BMI >40) losing 5-10% of weight can drastically improve blood pressure and cholesterol. Depression, quality of life, mobility, sexual dysfunction, and urinary stress incontinence are significantly improved as well. … Continue reading Fat Loss = Health Gain
Knees hurt? WALK IT OUT! Knee pain and dysfunction from osteoarthritis affects nearly half of all people, with obese persons being most at risk. Exercise is obviously important for everyone, but when done poorly or unsafely, it can make joint … Continue reading Knees hurt? Walk.