January 21, 2018

Which side should you use your cane?

How should I use my cane? Should I use my cane on my weaker side? A big mistake that most people make is holding their cane… [more]

Which side should you use your cane? Which side should you use your cane?

Common causes of golf injuries

Are injuries common in golf? What type of injuries are common in golf? Why does my back hurt after golf? Why does my… [more]

Common causes of golf injuries Common causes of golf injuries

Can steroid injections harm your body?

What’s the difference between anabolic steroids and corticosteroids? What does a cortisone injection actually do?  Will cortisone… [more]

Can steroid injections harm your body? Can steroid injections harm your body?

What does a torn rotator cuff feel like?

What is the rotator cuff? What is the most common way to cause injury to the rotator cuff? What does rotator cuff pain… [more]

What does a torn rotator cuff feel like? What does a torn rotator cuff feel like?

No Pain, No Gain

Should I hurt after exercise? Why do I have soreness in my muscles? What does No Pain No Gain really mean?   We've… [more]

No Pain, No Gain No Pain, No Gain

What is the best position to sleep for back pain?

Why does my back hurt in the morning? Why is sleeping posture important? Most of us have heard either mothers or grandmothers… [more]

What is the best position to sleep for back pain? What is the best position to sleep for back pain?

What to expect after a knee joint replacement

What should I expect after my knee replacement? How should I prepare for my knee replacement? Total knee replacements are… [more]

What to expect after a knee joint replacement What to expect after a knee joint replacement

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?

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?

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Can steroid injections harm your body?

What’s the difference between anabolic steroids and corticosteroids? What does a cortisone injection actually do?  Will cortisone injections harm my body? When people hear the word “steroid”, most of us think of the sports enhancement use to gain muscle. However, there is a difference between anabolic, or muscle building steroids, and corticosteroids. Cortisol is produced naturally in the adrenal cortex of the human body. This hormone is produced at higher levels when your body is under … [Read More...]

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...]

Biking and Back Pain

Why does my back hurt when I ride my bike? How do I adjust my bike to prevent my back from hurting? Is biking bad for my back? Summer is finally starting to come around, so you may be considering tuning up that bike and hitting the road. If you’re a seasoned rider, then the normal considerations are old hat for you: wear a helmet, wear reflective clothing if biking at night, ride with traffic and use hand signals etc.  However, have you considered how to protect your back when spending many … [Read More...]

Why do I have back pain?

Back pain is the most frequent visit to the doctors office, second to the common cold.  Its been reported that approximately 80% of the population at some point in their life span will experience an episode of lower back pain.  Most commonly, back pain afflicts middle aged adults in their 4th to 5th decade of life.  Several sources contributing to back pain have been thoroughly investigated in the research and the leading cause of lower back pain is an "unhealthy disc". The disc naturally … [Read More...]

What is frozen shoulder?

What is frozen shoulder? What is adhesive capsulitis? What causes adhesive capsulitis? Frozen shoulder (also referred to as adhesive capsulitis) is a condition characterized by stiffness, pain, and limited range of motion in the shoulder joint. It occurs most often in postmenopausal women, after surgery or an injury, and in people 40-70 years of age. There are two classifications of adhesive capsulitis, primary or secondary. Primary adhesive capsulitis occurs when there is no significant … [Read More...]

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