3 Things To Know About “Knee Pain” After An Active Weekend…

Knee Pain

The other day I was on the phone with one of our regular patients, Robert… He’s aged 62 from Peoria, and said… “I was making the most of the weekend by visiting Sedona and walking around Baldwin Trail. I was fine when I got home, but then in the morning when I woke up, my…

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5 Tips to Stay Healthy This Christmas

Relaxing

It’s midway through December! which means… Mariah Carey is following you everywhere, it’s acceptable to eat chocolate for breakfast, and there’s an endless supply of peppermint lattes and cookie tins everywhere you go (and you always end up eating some). No doubt the festive season is a blast but… if we’re being honest – it’s…

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After An Injury, Do I Run… Or Rest?

Run or Rest

I see many people not giving themselves the best chance of staying active and healthy, simply because they don’t receive the best advice – and that’s unfortunate. So I’d like to take a moment to address a question that is commonly asked of me; One that I think is vitally important to make understood. ===…

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3 Quick Fixes You Think Help Knee Pain- But Don’t

Knee Pain

A patient walked into my clinic last week, limping with knee pain, asking: “I’ve had this knee pain for a few weeks now, and I’m not sure what I’ve done to it. I’ve tried taking some pain killers and it hasn’t helped”. I was trying to rest it so that it wouldn’t hurt, but whenever…

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Shoulder Pain: 3 Things That Surprisingly DON’T Help Ease It

Shoulder Pain

Are you currently suffering with, or have suffered shoulder pain before?… It’s one of the greatest mysteries of being 50+: the sudden onset of shoulder pain and stiffness that often creeps up on people with no warning and no explanation. Sometimes it just happens. I’ve had a number of patients come to see me and…

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Tendonitis: How Resting Will Make It Worse

Tendonitis

Let’s get started on this weeks topic…. Tendonitis. I’ve had a few cases of tendonitis this past month and they’ve got three things in common… There’s a weakness in the muscle or one of the surrounding muscles, lots of tension and overuse. All of these affect each other and one will cause the other to…

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Isn’t Tennis Elbow Just For Tennis Players?

Tennis Elbow Keyboard

Although the term tennis elbow clearly originated from people hitting tennis balls around, the condition should be termed “computer elbow” at this point. These days, it’s more commonly caused by computer usage. Tennis elbow would best be described as a repetitive strain injury, which is ultimately induced by repetitive motions, leading to chronic exhaustion of…

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