Think cutting edge – without the cut. Not every ailing knee needs a replacement, not every back injury requires surgery, and the carpal tunnel syndrome acquired through work can heal with therapy. So, after that twinge, bad joint twist, or back stiffness, it’s good to know there are nonsurgical treatment options. Enter physiatrists.
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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, […]