Running 101: Debunking the Myth of Running and Arthritis

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It is almost spring, and this is the time when people come out of hibernation to start running.  Our first article on running titled “Instruction Manual on How to Run Like Tony Starks (Iron Man)” details why one should be fit to run rather than running to stay fit.  If you desire a healthy run, the article elaborates how to address your … Read More

Instruction Manual on How to Run Like Tony Starks (Iron Man)

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Running is great for the body and easy to incorporate anytime you choose.  The biggest issue is running with this mindset sets up our body to fail.  It results in runner’s knee, shin splint, ITB syndrome, stress fractures, and other orthopedic issues that I treat throughout the year.  The motto “you have to be fit to run and not run … Read More

To Sprain Or Not Sprain (an Ankle)?

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An ankle sprain is one of the most undermanaged injuries that can potentially result in other aches and pains down the road.  There are multiple theories on the importance of ankle sprain care, which includes the potential loss of coordination, early arthritis, compensation, and changes in joint mechanics.  The reasons may seem complicated with multi-syllabic words, but the treatment is too simple … Read More

The Secret to Moving Well and Performing like a Professional (Instructions on Foot Care)

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Do you want to know a secret in regards to what people ignore when working out for better performance?  I have said it before in past articles.   Our body is a wonderful machine and there is one sub-system within the human body that allows us to protect ourselves, be nimble, absorb shock, and transfer force like a pole vaulter’s stick … Read More

Fitness 101: Finding a “Personal” Trainer (Part 1)

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Congratulations!  Whether you are reading this article because you are interested in hoping on the fitness train or the title caught your attention, my plan is to expose the truth about the fitness industry.  The human body is a marvelous machine and is designed to perform remarkable feats of movements.  This makes the job of a performance specialist aka personal … Read More

Essential Oil 101: Clove

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Did you know that our mouths can tell a lot about our internal health?  There have been research studies that linked our oral hygiene to coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and cancers.  For example, mouth lesions may be the first signs of HIV infection, aphthous ulcers are occasionally a manifestation of Celiac or Crohn’s disease, and pale and bleeding gums … Read More

Finding The Balance in The Journey to Stopping Neck Pain, Part 3

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Finding the right balance in life is crucial for happiness in life.  The definition of happiness is different for everyone.  This cannot be any more true for the care of neck and head pain.  In “Our Mighty Duck…Quack! Quack! Quack! (How to Manage Neck Pain)” I explained how this balance is important in the role of the neck, metaphorically and literally. … Read More