Some physical activity is better than none at all and it will offer health benefits. Start slow- if you have not been active, start with short sessions (5-10 minutes) and gradually build up to the desired level of activity. Walking is a great way to exercise. Take a brisk walk once or twice a day […]
Exercise improve your mood Exercise combats chronic disease Exercise helps you manage your weight Exercise boosts your energy level Exercise promotes better sleep Exercise can put the spark back in your sex life Exercise can be FUN !
Introduction Fibromyalgia syndrome is a chronic disorder characterized by widespread muscle pain, diffuse tenderness and fatigue. The word “fibromyalgia” comes from the Latin term for fibrous tissue (fibro) and the Greek ones for muscle (myo) and pain (algia).1, 3 Fibromyalgia is considered a rheumatic condition, a medical condition that impairs the joints and/or soft tissues […]
Tiger Woods falls to the ground after hitting a shot (click on CBS sports) The sports world’s attention recently has been focused on the back pain experienced by Tiger Woods at the 2013 Barclays PGA tournament. The following advice may help you improve your swing and save your back. […]
Most Americans have some back discomfort in their lifetime. Most often back pain is caused by a muscle or ligament strain or spasm, a disk problem, spondylosis, or stenosis. Stress can also be a factor. Prolapsed disc also known as a herniated disc can produce severe back pain. Many prolapsed discs can repair themselves with […]
As we continue to swelter in summer heat, many people focus their recreational activities to the water. But for most people, water activities are limited to a few dives from the board or just sitting poolside. Many benefits can be derived from setting up a regular swimming program, including pain reduction and increased function and […]
I’m often asked by athletes to clarify the proper action for dealing with minor injuries such as sprained ankles, bruised limbs and sore muscles. The rule is that only minor injuries should be treated at home. If there is any doubt about the severity of an injury, seek an examination and x-rays by a doctor. […]