Stretch for Stregnth
If stretching is the most neglected aspect of your training regimen, you may want to rethink your reluctance to get flexible. Not only does stretching offer a multitude of health benefits – it can actually boost your prowess in the gym.Read More
Seven Ways to Save Your Health
For many women, it is surprising to learn that small changes in your everyday habits can reduce your risk of diseases and other health related problems. Here are some of the best moves you can make.Read More
Be Nice to Your Knees
Our knees deserve a lot of respect. They’ve carried us through childhood into youth and adulthood. Our knees endure countless hours of bending, squatting, cycling, and walking, all courtesy of the knees. Like many other things, we often don’ appreciate the work of this incredible joint until it’s no longer working properly.Read More
Sprains, Strains and Pains
An overuse injury, results from “repetitive subthreshold microtrauma” that results in injury to a muscle, tendon, or ligament. A slow process, these injuries usually result from poor form and/or not performing a balanced workout.Read More
Eating Light and Healthy
At one time or another, half the women and a quarter of the men in this country have tried to lose weight. The ones destined to try again and again are most likely those looking for shortcuts. There are none.
Managing Chronic Back and Neck Pain
Regardless of which treatments you are undergoing, it can always be helpful to understand your health condition before you start a self-conditioning program. If you are currently under treatment, the following information can act as a adjunct — or as a primary means — to help manage your back or neck condition. People often report that such techniques are very helpful in reducing pain. Read More
Out Smart Your Body!
Here are 9 helpful tips to turn back father time.
Stress – Under Pressure
When it comes to pain the nervous system isn’t hard wired. Instead it responds to a constellation of stimuli one of which is stress. In fact, life’s events often have a dramatic impact on a patient’s perception of pain. Whether the circumstance is a major stressor, such as the psychological fallout from an event or just routine day-to-day tension, these situations can equate to devastating levels of pain.Read More
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
What Is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
At the base of the palm is a tight canal or “tunnel” through which tendons and nerves must pass on their way from the forearm to the hand and fingers. The nerve that passes through this narrow tunnel to reach the hand is called the Median Nerve. This narrow passage between the forearm and hand is what we call “The Carpal Tunnel”.Read More
Low Back Pain – The Epidemic.
Back pain is as much a part of the human condition as the common cold. In fact, eight out of ten adults will experience an acute episode of back pain at some point in their lifetime. Back pain is the second most common cause of missed workdays due to illness and the most common cause of disability. Each year, low back conditions cost millions in lost work, as well as millions in medical, state and insurance resources every year. Many different structures in the back are capable of producing pain.Read More