muscle pain

A selection of Dr. Lavine's articles on muscle pain...
Got Tight Hamstrings?

Got Tight Hamstrings?

Stretching doesn't necessary help your muscles to become less stiff. But it has an effect on the brain.
My Brother-In-Law Keeps a Supply in His Golf Bag

My Brother-In-Law Keeps a Supply in His Golf Bag

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....
Guest Article: Four Types of Shin Splints and Their Causes

Guest Article: Four Types of Shin Splints and Their Causes

Chris Mallac describes different causes of shin splints and how to respond to each variety.
Don’t let your healing get stuck between second and third gear

Don’t let your healing get stuck between second and third gear

Transverse friction massage is one of several methods that can jump-start your healing when you have a nagging, chronic problem.
Tendonitis symptoms and our new knowledge

Tendonitis symptoms and our new knowledge

As our scientific knowledge of tendon problems grows, chiropractic principles of treatment are proving effective.
Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain – Part 2

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain – Part 2

Part 2 of Dr. Lavine's article on fibromyalgia and chronic pain covers more of the basic scientific principles that are emerging as we grapple to understand this complex and diverse disease process.

Pain Relief Patches and Gels

The variety of pain gels and patches can be bewildering. Here are the seven main types.

When Relaxation Isn’t Enough

What are trigger points? Everybody's got them, and they can cause pain and other havoc. Discover why simply relaxing can't get to the core of your problem, and the simple therapeutic approach that can.

Accentuate the negative: muscle injury recovery with eccentric workouts

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

Vitamin D for Pain

We're learning that vitamin D plays a crucial role in many internal body processes, and that deficiency contributes to musculoskeletal pain. Nearly anyone with back pain or chronic pain should consider the probability that vitamin D deficiency is contributing to his or her problem.

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