Best shoes for back pain


Often when we think of back pain we think about "where" we feel it. The challenge is identifying what might be contributing to it. Our feet are our foundations for our posture. They help maintain proper spinal alignment when standing, provide shock absorption from ground forces, and they provide stability. If you feet hurt or [...]

Best shoes for back pain2019-03-06T09:21:05-07:00

Osteoporosis and Yoga


Yoga can be a great back pain management program for many people. There are some conditions that should be cautious when approaching yoga Credit: Healthline People diagnosed with osteoporosis and osteopenia should probably avoid certain yoga poses. Osteoporosis is characterized with a person with low bone density. Performing Yoga poses that require extreme flexion or [...]

Osteoporosis and Yoga2019-02-22T12:06:20-07:00

Running to a Healthier Lifestyle


Running is one of the best forms of aerobic conditioning for your heart and lungs. It can significantly increase your metabolic rate and the amount of calories you burn, leading to loss of excess body fat. Those who run regularly are also less likely to experience bone and muscle loss due to the body’s positive [...]

Running to a Healthier Lifestyle2019-02-08T07:10:34-07:00

How Athletes Recover from Back Pain


When most people think of back pain and an athlete, they think of Tiger Woods. His recovery is a well documented long dedicated process. In 2018, his return stunned the golf world as many sports writers had written his career as over. He is now back this week starting his 2019 season. So what can [...]

How Athletes Recover from Back Pain2019-06-05T22:58:23-07:00

Older Adults, Weight Training or Cardio


Starting the New Year with a resolution of being more active and lose some weight.  What should you choose weight training or cardio? For older adults trying to slim down, pumping iron might be the way to go. A new study suggests combining weight training with a low-calorie diet preserves much needed lean muscle mass [...]

Older Adults, Weight Training or Cardio2019-01-11T15:03:40-07:00

Headaches are a pain in the neck!


Are your headaches a pain in your neck? Did you know that your headache can be caused by what is going on in your neck?  This type of headache is called a Cervogenic Headache and can often be overlooked and results in re-occurring headaches. Nearly 25% of all headaches can be related to this condition.  In other words [...]

Headaches are a pain in the neck!2018-12-21T14:27:29-07:00

What your numb hands can tell you about your health


Do you experience numb hands?  The numbness in your hands may not be Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.  Many people attribute numbness in their hands to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, but in many cases it can be caused from issues in the neck, shoulder, elbow, or wrist. The median nerve is the nerve that is involved in with [...]

What your numb hands can tell you about your health2018-11-30T12:37:11-07:00