Rehabilitative Exercise

A selection of Dr. Lavine's articles on rehabilitative exercise...
3 exercises for the upper back & shoulders

3 exercises for the upper back & shoulders

Three exercises for the neck, upper back and shoulders.
The plié – best rehab exercise for the knees and much more

The plié – best rehab exercise for the knees and much more

The plié - a basic dance exercise - is the best way to strengthen the knees while preparing the body to absorb vertical landing forces.
Another reason your running slows down as you age

Another reason your running slows down as you age

Tenocyte in its connective tissue web   In another article, I discussed one of the reasons given for ...
Why older runners can’t run as fast

Why older runners can’t run as fast

There are plenty of ways you can improve your fitness at any age. Someone who’s sixty can train to run faster or ...
Running efficiency at any speed

Running efficiency at any speed

When I was training for the half-marathon, I wasn't too concerned about my speed. I just wanted to finish. And not ...
Does this supplement solve the exercise paradox?

Does this supplement solve the exercise paradox?

Even though exercise is one of the best ways to improve your ability to deal with stress, exercise itself is ...
Training for a half marathon. Chapter 6: I nearly passed out

Training for a half marathon. Chapter 6: I nearly passed out

I must have looked wasted. My wife was quite worried. She was ready to meet a friend for lunch but wouldn’t leave ...
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 cover
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 ...
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 ...
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 shortness

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