If you desire to stay active, you will most likely deal with a sports injury, arthritis, or discomfort at some time. Whether your pain or stiffness is coming from a muscle, tendon, joint breakdown, or cartilage damage like a meniscus tear, all musculoskeletal issues require three important factors in helping your body to heal. The three factors that your doctors are … Read More
The knee architecture is deceiving in my journey of helping people stay active when dealing with knee pain. Although the knee is simple in design it relies on your whole body to capture the functionality of the knee. What I mean to say is that the knee is a victim of how you use your whole body: ankle/foot, hips, pelvis, spine, shoulder, head/neck and inner ear system.
This article is my latest continuation of the ACL 101 series. ReVITALize Rehab Club is designed to simplify the medical jargon so every member can be empowered in their own care. Social media and medical information in the internet are notorious for giving snippets of fitness and medical care and I want to bridge that gap so every member can … Read More
“Pop” and your knee swells up. You are worried because you have never felt this before to your knee. Your knee does not feel right and it hurts to put weight on it. The worst thoughts run through your head a mile a minute. Do I need surgery? What just happened and will I be okay? Let me reassure you … Read More
ACL tear is a common sports and orthopedic injury that I want to spend some time simplifying. So you just had ACL surgery or injured it and need to know everything to succeed? What is your anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and what is its role in knee care? Who is at risk? How do I prevent an ACL tear? I … Read More
So you fell on your knee and you want to know how to help yourself to become reVITALized. Part 1 of this series helped you to understand how the knee works and the relationship to your knee pain. Today, I will write about self-treatment techniques. Let’s get technical and dive into the medical science. The pulley system was discussed in … Read More
Our first in depth analysis of a member’s question is in regards to a recent traumatic injury to his knee. He fell and banged his knee two days ago and now it hurts to walk. The puzzle begins in my mind.