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Time for a little run around the neighborhood, maybe a jog on the treadmill? Left, right, left, right . . . Pain! Familiar with the pattern? If you’ve ever enjoyed the benefits of running, you’ve also likely felt that accompanying pain in the shin. Shin splints can be a precursor for stress fractures or lead to the fascia separating from the tibia. The best treatment is to first decrease risk of injury.
Top athletes can tell you, food is fuel. You don’t run fast, jump high, or swim far on a diet of candy and ice cream. But the benefits of eating well don’t apply just to athletes. There are several reasons why better nutrition improves anyone’s life, whether they ever dunked a basketball, aced a serve, […]
If you don’t suffer from chronic pain, you probably know someone who does. More than 100 million people suffer from some form of chronic pain, according to the Institute of Medicine, the health arm of the National Academy of Sciences. Whether the pain results from arthritis, injury, or any ailment, relief is a constant focus for that population. The issue can be complex, but our doctors at Southwest Spine & Sports advocate simple changes to benefit people with chronic pain.