If you’re like me, you’ve probably heard that drinking 8 glasses of water a day of 8 ounces each is good for your health. I’ve even recommended this 8 x 8 strategy to patients....
Touch has a broad spectrum of healing benefits; oftentimes lighter massage techniques trigger these beneficial effects more effectively than deeper methods.
When you go for your annual physical there are a number of routine "vital signs" that your doctor checks: your height, weight, heart rhythm, blood pressure, and a few more. But...
My colleague Nancy Sheehan is a massage therapist I recommend in Cranbury, NJ. Check out an article she's written on trigger points. _________________________________ Deepen your...
Once you've injured your muscles or joints, it can be a challenge to return to full activity without further risk. Re-injuring the same area is all too common. Your muscles and...
Adequate protein intake is important to maintaining muscle mass as you age.
Strengthening your toe muscles is one of the single most important things you can do to prevent falls.
Grip strength is an important health measure that’s usually left off of the general physical exam
Eccentric training of the hamstrings with Nordic hamstring curls reduces the incidence of hamstring injuries.
Weight training is an essential part of a program to maintain muscle mass and prevent fragility fractures.
The brain is invariably involved in chronic tendon problems, and creative treatment solutions are needed.
Using NSAID’s to alleviate the pain of muscle and tendon injuries will get you back onto the field of play sooner but may lead to poorer results in the long run. Here are some alternatives….
Chris Mallac describes different causes of shin splints and how to respond to each variety.
Transverse friction massage is one of several methods that can jump-start your healing when you have a nagging, chronic problem.
The benefits of the squat exercise for developing muscle mass and practicing alignment control.
Recent research gathered from a variety of medical journals.
As our scientific knowledge of tendon problems grows, chiropractic principles of treatment are proving effective.
The variety of pain gels and patches can be bewildering. Here are the seven main types.