January 26, 2015

Do arthritis supplements really work?

How do arthritis supplements work? What is Glucosamine? Does Glucosamine help relieve arthritic pain? What is Chondroitin… [more]

Do arthritis supplements really work? Do arthritis supplements really work?

What is frozen shoulder?

What is frozen shoulder? What is adhesive capsulitis? What causes adhesive capsulitis? Frozen shoulder (also referred to… [more]

What is frozen shoulder? What is frozen shoulder?

Happy New Year

Wishing all of you a safe and happy New Year's.   May 2015 be healthy and prosperous for everyone!… [more]

Happy New Year Happy New Year

Why does my back hurt after shoveling snow?

Why does my back hurt after shoveling snow? What do I do when my back hurts after shoveling snow? 'Tis the wonderful holiday… [more]

Why does my back hurt after shoveling snow? Why does my back hurt after shoveling snow?

Why does my hip hurt?

Why does my hip hurt? What is hip bursitis? How do I alleviate hip bursitis pain? If you've been experiencing a pain… [more]

Why does my hip hurt? Why does my hip hurt?

How do I manage stress?

How do I manage stress? What is stress? Is stress detrimental to your health? Stress is a common health risk factor commonly… [more]

How do I manage stress? How do I manage stress?

What causes tension headaches?

What is a tension headache? How do I treat a tension headache? A tension headache is a pain along the scalp, neck or shoulders… [more]

What causes tension headaches? What causes tension headaches?

What is Runner’s Knee?

What causes runner's knee? How do you prevent runner's knee? Its summer time, which means many people are out participating… [more]

What is Runner’s Knee? What is Runner's Knee?

Shinny Shin Shin……Why does my shin hurt?

What are shin splints? What causes shin splints? Have you ever went for a long run, or done an intense workout and had tenderness… [more]

Shinny Shin Shin……Why does my shin hurt? Shinny Shin Shin......Why does my shin hurt?

What is carpal tunnel?

Why does my wrist hurt? Why does my hand and fingers go numb? Why does my hands go numb at night? Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is… [more]

What is carpal tunnel? What is carpal tunnel?

Featured Articles

Heel pain

Why does the bottom of my heel hurt?

Have you ever woke up in the morning and stood up out of bed with the feeling of a knife sticking you in the bottom of your heel?  The pain is nearly crippling at first but as you take a few steps the pain eases a bit.  The same happens after periods of sitting or driving in a car for sometime.  You go to stand up or get out of your car and put on some kind of display like your firewalking on hot coals. The likely cause of the pain is an inflamed plantar fascia.  The plantar fascia is a thick … [Read More...]

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Why does my back hurt after shoveling snow?

Why does my back hurt after shoveling snow? What do I do when my back hurts after shoveling snow? 'Tis the wonderful holiday season.....not to mention the frigid cold temperatures, snow and ice that comes with it for us Northerners.  It's that time of year to get the winter gear out of storage and get ready for the first snow.  Get your winter jacket, mittens, scarf and hat, oh..... not to forget the snow shovel. Is your body in any condition to shovel snow or maybe you are like most … [Read More...]

elbow pain

What is lateral epicondylitis?

Why does the outside of my elbow hurt? What is tennis elbow? Tennis elbow is a term often used to describe lateral epicondylitis. However, you can get this condition without even stepping foot onto a tennis court. It is a repetitive motion injury that is typically from gripping and repetitive arm movements. It can affect people with many different jobs or hobbies including tennis, weight lifting, baseball, racquetball, carpentry, painting, raking, knitting, and many others. All of the … [Read More...]

Runner's knee

What is Runner’s Knee?

What causes runner's knee? How do you prevent runner's knee? Its summer time, which means many people are out participating in local 5k, 10k, half and full marathons. Consequently, runners are training more often, and may become susceptible to repetitive use injuries in the knee. The two most common knee injuries in runners are patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) and iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS). PFPS is pain under or along the knee cap itself, while ITBS is pain along the outside of … [Read More...]

Tension headache

What causes tension headaches?

What is a tension headache? How do I treat a tension headache? A tension headache is a pain along the scalp, neck or shoulders that is typically mild to moderate in intensity.  It is sometimes referred to as a stress headache, and muscle tightness may be associated with it.  There are a number of factors that may contribute to tension headaches, including poor posture, eye strain, fatigue, and over exertion.  The following are a few tips to help you manage your tension headache pain. Start by … [Read More...]

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