How to Avoid Plantar Fasciitis and Shin Splints

Ankle Pain

Lately on my way to and from work, I’ve been seeing lots of people running outside while the weather in Arizona is still enjoyable. How great is that! It’s never too early to start prepping for that 5k, half marathon or marathon or even just running because you love to do so. But what I’m…

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5 Steps to Properly Recover From an Ankle Injury

Run or Rest

Most people have twisted their ankle in some way at this point in their life. Whether it be stepping off of a sidewalk wrong, stepping incorrectly in high heels, or even playing a favorite sport, the sharp pain that comes with twisting your ankle inwards can be pretty hard to forget. When dealing with a…

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How to Avoid an Ankle Sprain

Ankle Sprain

Now that February has officially started and many of you are continuing on your fitness journey, I want to focus in on a question that I tend to get a lot from my patients who love running, especially on the treadmill: “Nick, Can You Provide Me With Any Tips For Recovering From An Ankle Sprain…

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Can I Exercise with Arthritis?

Arthritis Knee

Over the years, I’ve heard a lot of confusion surrounding the topic of exercising with arthritis. Patients often mention that they tend to rest and steer clear of exercising whenever they experience pain arthritis pain. What worries me even more, is that many people whom I talk to believe that they have no control over…

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Why Knee Pain Gets Worse While Exercising

Exercise

With Spring and Summer quickly approaching, it’s no surprise when I get an influx of new patients at my clinic with complaints about knee pain around this time of year. Why? Most people tend to take up a more active lifestyle in order to prepare for the upcoming seasons. Those who are new to working…

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The Importance Of Being Kind To Your Knees

Knee Care

As we get older, it seems like the goal of keeping our bodies active, mobile and pain free becomes more and more important. But with all of the effort that we put into maintaining this goal, there’s one part that is often overlooked and ignored for far too long. Our Knees… I have noticed that…

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Is Walking Bad For My Knees?

Have you ever experienced knee pain? It can slow you down, irritate you as you walk up and down the stairs, cause you pain when you bend down and ultimately leave you frustrated and wondering if it’s ever going to wear off. If you’ve experienced any of this, you’re not alone. Knee pain is one…

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How To Begin Your Fitness Journey

Calendar

If you’re like me, you’re quickly beginning to feel the pressures that come with the month of January. December Is Gone And Now The Time Has Come To Focus On Those New Year Resolutions And, More Often Than Not, The Goal Is To Get Fit! Every year, I hear my patients talk about how they’ve…

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4 Tips to Help You Stick to Healthy Habits in the New Year

Healthy Food

Are you ready for the new year? 2018 will be here before you know it and although this past month has been full of errands, sweet treats and lots of lounging around, it will all be over soon! Going back to reality can stink, but it can be even worse if you end up falling…

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Why People Are More Prone to Injuries Around the Holidays

Beer and Water

Christmas is quickly approaching and soon the office holiday parties and social gatherings will commence.This usually involves lots of drinks, good food, desserts and running additional errands to prep for out of town house guests (I mean, have you seen Costco…). With all of these holiday celebrations, it can be tempting to put aside some…

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