What Not To Wear To The Holiday Party And Why It Causes Back Pain

What Not To Wear To The Holiday Party And Why It Causes Back Pain - Party Fotolia 98161746 S

Ok, I know we don’t like to talk about this, but most people have got their holiday party (or parties!) happening. And if you, or anyone you know, are anything like my wife, the party outfit will be planned already… or at least ready to be purchased. Anyway, last year one of my patients came…

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Four Tips to Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

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The “true” holiday season starts at Halloween and doesn’t end until after the New Year.  We tend to become busy with shopping, cooking, and holiday parties and often lose sight of our health. Here are 4 simple tricks designed to keep you healthy and happy this holiday season. Eat Foods and nutrients that provide energy…

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Chronic Low Back Pain: Get Relief with Targeted Physical Therapy

Chronic Low Back Pain: Get Relief with Targeted Physical Therapy - low back male 2

About 25 percent of people in the United States say they’ve experienced low back pain sometime within the last three months. For some people, low back pain is temporary, but for others, it becomes a lifelong struggle that can be debilitating. If you suffer from chronic low back pain, targeted physical therapy could be your…

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Your Turkey Trot Shouldn’t Knock You Down

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With Thanksgiving only one week away, many people are laced up for their annual “Turkey Trot” race.  Many of those taking part will develop severe foot pain after the race, a pain called plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is generally considered an overuse syndrome of the “plantar fascia” and is a common problem in the foot. …

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Snow Board & Skate Board Injury Prevention

As more snowboarders hit the slopes and features, one must expect a higher incidence of injuries. The most common injuries for snowboarders are wrist injuries which can vary from a simple strain to a complicated fracture. One way to avoid these injuries are to use wrist splints or a glove with a support built into…

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Are You Ready to Run, Injury FREE?

Hey Runners, are you frustrated with constant injuries, too many set backs, and lack of quality runs, or runs at all? It’s time to return to your training again and enjoy your runs, and stay injury free. Does this sound familiar: • I have not been able to run for weeks (or months)….and I have…

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Avoiding Common Injuries In Little League Baseball

Youth baseball throwing injuries are on the rise across the country. Increases in participation coupled with the popularity of year round travel teams and player showcases (play multiple games in a weekend without strict standards for pitch counts or numbers of innings pitched) has orthopedic specialists treating overuse injuries (typically seen in the professional ranks)…

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An Ounce of Prevention…

In my commitment to get healthier and get back in shape, I have struggled to get backon a normal schedule running daily. JUst a couple miles each day,, but enough to get my heart rate up, and burn some calories while strengthening and tightening the jiggly parts. As usual, I always try to over do…

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