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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Travel During The Holidays

Travel

Traveling during the holidays can, without a doubt, be dreadful. Some people even miss out on seeing their families over the holiday season because they just can’t handle sitting down for the duration of the trip. We encounter many people who have traveled to another state, whether it may be by car or by plane,…

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Cooler Weather Leads to Arthritis and Low back Pain

Cold Arizona

As of last week, we’re starting to get some cooler weather in the mornings and late evenings. Who has experienced someone telling them that when the weather gets colder, their aches get worse? I’ve already started to hear the conversations from patients that they’re experiencing a few aches and pains since the weather changing and…

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5 Realistic Ways To Stay Active & Healthy, Even When Life Feels “Too Busy”

Time to Plan

It’s not about being ‘perfect’, it’s just about being ‘prepared’. Nearly every patient I see tells me they want to be more fit, or they are out of shape, or if they were more active they probably wouldn’t be injured. They all agreed that they knew they needed to exercise, sleep more, and eat healthier…

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Exercise After Injury

Ankle Injury

I had a patient tell me this the other day: “How long does it take to get back to exercise after an injury?… …I hurt my ankle a month ago, and want to know how long it’ll take me to get back to running. It’s frustrating not knowing if it’s safe to get back out…

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