Rehabilitative Exercise

A selection of Dr. Lavine's articles on rehabilitative exercise...

Free Dance Classes for Cancer Recovery

Dr. Martha Eddy and Moving for Life offer free dance classes to help in the recovery from cancer.
Avoid bench press injuries

Avoid bench press injuries

Learn to avoid bench press injuries with advice from T-Nation.

Just Do This Every Morning

Improve your fitness by climbing stairs while holding weights. Simple. Easy. Very effective.

Update on Barefoot Running Benefits

Many runners have switched to a "barefoot" running style that involves landing on the forefoot instead of the heel. Forefoot landing may offer protection from overuse injury. But new research shows that a conventional running style is more energy efficient.
Guest post: Dancer injuries – What you need to know

Guest post: Dancer injuries – What you need to know

If you're physically active, you occasionally experience pain in your muscles or joints. How do you know if you have a potentially serious condition or if you're just feeling the bumps and bruises that are the inevitable result of an active lifestyle? Deborah Vogel, specialist in training dancers to prevent injuries, shares her insights on listening to your body's signals.
Exercise for neck pain: 5 experts weigh in

Exercise for neck pain: 5 experts weigh in

Best exercises for neck pain? Four experts weigh in.

Guest Post: Walking Seniors Raise Fitness, Funds for Charity

One woman's inspiring story of discovering walking as the ideal way to improve fitness, raise funds for charity, and strengthen social ties.

Guest Article: Conscious Fitness

True fitness increases by paying attention to bodily cues while engaging in all of life's activities. Deepen your insight into this principle and discover some simple movement activities to strengthen your body-mind connection in this guest article by E. Yen Zak and Dr. Martha Eddy.
Stretching is (mostly) a waste of time

Stretching is (mostly) a waste of time

Researchers now believe that many of the reasons that people think stretching is good for them have no scientific validity. Discover the alternatives.
Accentuate the negative: muscle injury recovery with eccentric workouts

Accentuate the negative: muscle injury recovery with eccentric workouts

Discover the secrets to safely rehabbing muscle injury - using the negative work phase of exercise.

Above Average Speed of Walking Predicts Longer, Healthier Life

Get walking. It's never too late. And walking speed makes a huge difference to the enjoyment of life as we age.

The Wrong Way to Strengthen Your Shoulder

The design of your shoulder joint leaves your tendons vulnerable to impingement, causing rotator cuff symptoms. Discover the simple exercise principles to strengthen your shoulder and avoid rotator cuff problems.
Much better than Gatorade after a workout

Much better than Gatorade after a workout

Skip the Gatorade - instead, a protein-rich shake after exercise helps your body build muscle.
More on sedentary lifestyle effects

More on sedentary lifestyle effects

Sitting for a living can have profound negative consequences for your health. Here are a few strategies to help you get moving.

Top 5 Exercises to Strengthen Your Shoulder and Avoid Rotator Cuff Problems

Shoulder problems are an all-too-common occurrence. Dr. Lavine offers guidance on the best exercises to keep your shoulder flexible, strengthen your rotator cuff, and avoid shoulder pain.

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