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Foam Rolling and Muscle Soreness

Pre-Workout /Foam Rolling and Muscle Soreness Muscle soreness can be a blessing and a curse. We all enjoy knowing we had a productive day at the gym. But, when the aching and stumbled walking start to interfere with our normal lives it can be a little upsetting to say the least. Finding ways around the pain and looking to alleviate the pain. Foam rolling is the go to choice. It is an inexpensive and easy way to help massage and release inflammation in the affected areas. It is best to make it part of your [...]

By |2022-06-08T14:44:06-04:00October 9, 2013|Movement, Shoulder Pain|

Fixing Knee Pain

Fixing Knee Pain You have tried ice you’ve tried heat but that knee pain keeps coming back. Knee pain is a complex issue. There are a number of factors that could affect the way the joint moves. If the path of the knee is out of alignment or is weak and allows movement in lateral directions then the likelihood of a knee injury occurring is increased. The ways in which we move affect how healthy the knee is when flexing and extending. If we are moving improperly we are only reinforcing bad movement patterns. Improper [...]

Disable Your Strength Limits Focus on Pain

Disable Your Strength Limits Focus on Pain The world of lifting can be narrowed down to one criterion for success—focus. We focus on setting new records, getting in the right nutrients, and staying mobile. What happens to a great number of us all too often is that we get so focused on one goal that all other health factors fall by the wayside. When we're looking for that PR, the anterior knee pain that flairs up, the shoulder that spasms, or the low back twinges that arise are mere obstacles in the way of the [...]

By |2022-05-09T20:57:43-04:00October 8, 2013|Movement, Shoulder Pain, Uncategorized|

Bursitis Shoulder Exercises

Shoulder bursitis is caused by inflammation of the bursa sac in the shoulder joint. The bursa sac contains fluid and fills the space between the bones of the upper arm and the shoulder blade. The inflammation causes swelling in the shoulder and thickening of the fluid. When this inflammation invades the shoulder joint there is normally a dull aching pain and limited range of motion. To reduce this pain and strengthen the shoulder joint, there are appropriate exercises that can allow the shoulder to heal. A progression of exercises was used by Dr. Tanaka and [...]

By |2022-05-09T20:57:43-04:00October 8, 2013|Shoulder Pain|

Alleviate discomfort in the wrist start with tissue quality

Discomfort in your wrist start with tissue quality Last week I talked about problems of the wrist and elbow and how many people deal with pain and discomfort on a daily basis. The wrist extensors on the top side of the forearm and the wrist flexors on the bottom side of the forearm are a large reason for these issues. Imbalances, poor tissue quality, and overuse can all cause pain and discomfort at the joints above and below the forearm. If you are one of these people dealing with this pain you are probably asking [...]

By |2022-06-10T10:31:40-04:00October 8, 2013|Motivation, Shoulder Pain|
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