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Health Articles by Dr. Lavine
I’m running a half marathon. Chapter 5: I can talk myself out of anything

I’m running a half marathon. Chapter 5: I can talk myself out of anything

Despite a temporary issue with right trochanter pain, my training was going well. So I set off one morning to ...
Stress: Attack of a saber-toothed cat? Or social isolation?

Stress: Attack of a saber-toothed cat? Or social isolation?

I’ve read it or heard it a hundred times. You have too. It’s the classic depiction of the human “fight or flight” ...
Build stress resilience

Build stress resilience

Stress is bad for your health. But it’s not as bad for some people as it is for others. In part, it could be that ...
Rehab exercises for the hip, trochanter, piriformis, iliotibial band, and sacroiliac joint

Rehab exercises for the hip, trochanter, piriformis, iliotibial band, and sacroiliac joint

I've just finished my exercise video Strengthening Vertical Landing and Lateral Shift. It can help runners, ...
I’m running a half marathon. Chapter 4: My hip rehab program

I’m running a half marathon. Chapter 4: My hip rehab program

After a few training runs I began experiencing some hip pain (trochanteric regional pain syndrome -- here's a link ...
Dr. Lavine’s 15 minute self-care program for the low back

Dr. Lavine’s 15 minute self-care program for the low back

I've just posted my video "Dr. Lavine's 15 minute self-care program for the low back" on Youtube. If you've had ...
I’m running a half-marathon. Chapter 3: I got hip pain

I’m running a half-marathon. Chapter 3: I got hip pain

Analyzing the biomechanical forces that contribute to pain in the area of the hip.
I’m running a half marathon. Chapter 2: the training plan

I’m running a half marathon. Chapter 2: the training plan

Once I committed to training for a half-marathon, I had to come up with a plan...
I’m running a half marathon: Chapter 1 – the commitment

I’m running a half marathon: Chapter 1 – the commitment

It started because I was inspired by one of my patients. I've never had an Olympic athlete in my practice before, ...
What are your health biases?

What are your health biases?

I’ve never been able to understand why some people don’t enjoy exercise. And more importantly, what it would take ...
The importance of touch – Dr. Lavine interviewed by Veronique Cardon

The importance of touch – Dr. Lavine interviewed by Veronique Cardon

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Today’s inspiring quote

Today’s inspiring quote

My life has been full of terrible misfortunes most of which never happened. This is from the 16th century French ...
Brilliant biological design

Brilliant biological design

https://youtu.be/0EkEsTafD38 Did you know that spiders tune their silk threads so they can “hear” where on the ...
COPD – its not just your lungs

COPD – its not just your lungs

Sixteen million Americans have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), a condition characterized by ...
Fructose is bad for you

Fructose is bad for you

Since it’s found in fruits, sugar has always been a part of the human diet. Grains and dairy foods also contain ...

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