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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Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Pain

The two main types of pain that arise in the shoulder region include acute pain brought on by a sudden action and chronic pain that has built up over time and is persistent. Acute pain can be caused by an accident such as falling, being in a collision, or lifting too much at the gym…

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3 ‘Quick Fixes’ Commonly Used You THINK Help Knee Pain – But Don’t

Knee Pain

A patient came into the clinic last week limping with knee pain and asked: “I’ve had this knee pain for a few weeks now, I’m not sure what I’ve done to it but I’ve tried taking pain meds prescribed by the doc but that didn’t help. I was trying to rest it so that it…

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What to do with your Headache Pain

Headaches & Migraines

Headaches are a pain in the… well, you know… head! We have all experienced some type of headache pain, whether it has been due to stress, migraines, or even lack of caffeine. But, what truly is a headache and how are they being caused? Most people don’t understand the four types of headaches: Migraine or…

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Is Your Night time Routine Setting Up Your Neck Pain?

Reading in bed

When I get patients ask me ‘why do I get neck pain?’ Many of patients want to know “WHY?”.  It can sometimes be difficult to answer. Not because I don’t know how to ease neck pain, but because I don’t know all their personal circumstances. What I can suggest however, is to take a look…

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6 Great Things to Do in Phoenix Without Low Back Pain

Phoenix is home to many picturesque places and fun things to do. From amazing and challenging hiking trails, attractions to visit with the kids or grandkids to parks that offer a range of different activities. There’s something for everyone. Living in Phoenix means you can walk and hike through mountain ranges, see beautiful scenery and…

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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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Sitting: Is It Really That Bad For Your Health?…

“We spend on average, almost 9 hours sitting-and that’s not taking into account the 8 hours we spend lying down sleeping…” Here’s a habit that every single one of us is doing daily… It’s something we spend, on average, almost nine hours doing – and that’s not taking into account the eight hours we spend…

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Is It Safe To Exercise With A Bad Back?

Let’s talk about exercise and back pain. Last week I had a question asked by one of our patients, Mary age 56, of Peoria, Arizona. It is a very common question. “Is it ok to exercise when my back is hurting? I’ve just got into a good routine at the gym working out three times…

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