Stretching is an important component of any fitness routine. Although it can be tempting to finish a run and skip the stretches, you know better. Stretching has many benefits, including increased range of motion and improved muscular coordination. Re... Read more
What fun is being laid up with a stiff or bad back? What good is a perfect body if you are feeling less than perfect?
As far as your back is concerned, more fun comes from more functional fitness. The simplest, easiest, most basic moves are usua... Read more
It’s a common problem for many who exercise. It makes everyday activity difficult, and scares a lot of people away from any physical activity. It’s lower back pain. For those of you who suffer from it, there is hope. While there... Read more
When cartilage that cushions your joints begins to breakdown faster than your body can replace it, you develop osteoarthritis. Without this protective tissue, the bones in your joints rub together, causing pain, tenderness, swelling and stiffness. Lo... Read more
After pregnancy, you're probably eager to get your post-baby body back in shape. But before you jump in to your usual ab workouts, there are some special considerations that new moms need to take into account.
Some postpartum women may notic... Read more
On Monday, I tore the ACL in my left knee. I also pulled a muscle on the opposite side of the knee.
Any exercises (gentle) I can do to help rebuild and strengthen the knee whilst I recuperate?... Read more
Side effect of removing all processed food from my diet: my skin looks amazing!!! I'm blessed with good genes in general but my skin has a healthy glow to it that I'm not used to seeing. ðŸ˜Š... Read more
Well, I'm tired and in pain today, so not much is going to happen. But I'm eating well and when I went out for the mail I made myself walk around the block. Going to enjoy my down day and get active tomorrow.... Read more
Bummed. I did something to my knee. I was not able to go for my walk tonight and it has me feeling down. Don't want to take too much time off from my walks but I know I need to rest it. Had a torn meniscus a few years back. I'm worried.... Read more
Small movements I've found that relieve the pain. I"ve been in pain for the last week, and found that if I moved my hip, (the one on the side of the painful knee) the way Cancan dancers do, -- it looks like they're moving their knee, when in fact, th... Read more
What are the best leg exercises for knee pain? It's such a common question and over many years, working with hundreds of patients, I’ve pulled together a selection of mid-level exercises that I have found work well for all sorts of knee pain. Here y... Read more
For those of us who are different. Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of THE DARK SIDE. If you like swinging from the stars, howling at the moon and crawling under rocks at dawn...Join us!
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Knee pain can come on suddenly: a sideways blow in athletics or a nasty fall while stepping off a curb. But many knee issues creep up after years of poor alignment, which results in wear and tear and arthritis. No matter the cause, knee issues d... Read more
Ask any runner, or non-runner for that matter, what one of the most common running injuries is and invariably many will mention patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS)--AKA runner's knee. It has been reported that as many as 70% of all runners will s... Read more
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