How to Overcome Hip Tightness

Danh NgoExercise Tips, Hip, groin, pelvic pain, Yoga + Pilates

Do you have tight hips? Hip tightness can have several negative effects on your well-being. First, it might cause you pain and inhibit you from doing your favorite activities. In some cases, hip tightness has dissuaded people from carrying out their exercise routine.  So, how do you deal with hip tightness once and for all? Below, we’ll get into various … Read More

Tips for Avoiding Sports Injuries as You Age

Danh Ngo"Staying Active" Division

Adults lose 10% of their strength and endurance every decade after the age of 30. They experience a 30% decline in muscle power each decade, too. As a result, seniors experience decreased physical function, which often leads to falls and injuries. In fact, an older adult is treated in the emergency room for a fall every 11 seconds. You don’t have to … Read More

How to Avoid Back Pain When Weight Lifting: 8 Top Tips

Danh Ngo"Staying Active" Division, Exercise Tips, Low Back Pain, Pain Relief Division

Did you know that building up muscle is a great way to heal or prevent back pain? That’s right, having strong and flexible muscles can help prevent major injuries. The problem is that if you’re not lifting properly, you can actually cause pain and injuries in your back. This may seem counterintuitive, but the trick is making sure that you’re lifting weights the … Read More

Improving Mobility: Your Complete Guide

Danh Ngo"Staying Active" Division, Exercise Tips

Inhibitions to our mobility can be devastating. In most cases, though, it’s possible to retain most, if not all of our mobility and get back to a place where we can be functional and enjoy the ins and outs of daily life again.  We’re going to explore some ways of improving mobility in this article, giving you some insight into … Read More

8 Effective Stretches for Loosening Up Tight Hips

Danh Ngo"Staying Active" Division, Baseball, Golf, Hip, groin, pelvic pain, Pain Relief Division, Running, Yoga + Pilates

Does pain prevent you from doing the things you love? If your lower back, knees, or ankles are constantly aching, you could have tight hips. The number one cause of hip tightness is sitting still, a habit that is hard to avoid in today’s world.  If you spend many hours at a desk, in a car, or in front of the television, it’s important to make time … Read More

5 Useful Exercises for Tennis Elbow Pain Relief

Danh Ngo"Staying Active" Division

An estimated 1 in every 3 people has tennis elbow at some time in their lives. This common yet painful condition can be treated though! We have done our research to provide you with the top 5 exercises for tennis elbow to help get you back into the swing of things in no time.  These exercises can bring tennis elbow pain relief … Read More

Rotator Cuff Tendinitis 101: How to improve mobility, strength, and possibly, avoid surgery.

Danh Ngo"Staying Active" Division, Shoulder Pain

Everyone has an opinion on the management of shoulder pain. Whether it is a family member, co-worker, or neighbor, you are bound to find someone that tried to rid of their shoulder pain conservatively or surgically. You will hear both sides of people’s experiences when it comes to having shoulder surgery. Some will say that it helped and they would … Read More

5 Ways to How to Improve Gut Health

Danh NgoGut Health, Holistic Medicine Division

Contrary to popular belief, bacteria isn’t always bad. In fact, an ecosystem of trillions of bacteria called the ‘gut microbiome’ plays a vital role in our body’s overall health. As we’ve previously shared in our ‘Stool Testing 101 and How Your Gut Impacts How You Feel’ post, a healthy gut microbiome is important for our mood, our muscular system, and … Read More