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Foot position found to have relationship with shoulder pain in throwing athletes!

October 11th, 2017

Can foot position really affect shoulder pain in throwing athletes?   *Flat-foot/Over-pronated foot: An over-pronated foot is a hypermobile foot that leads to lack of a rigid lever at push-off, and causes a collapse of the medial arch. Why does this matter? Every time your foot hits the ground, you are absorbing an equal and opposite

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Carbs. Why You Need Them to Sustain an Active Lifestyle

August 10th, 2017

  Eat less, move more. That is the weight loss mantra, the key to success, the secret to the obesity riddle that has left too many people unhealthy and uncomfortable for far too long. The problem is that diet and exercise aren’t that simple to figure out individually; and they tend to become really complicated when

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Lower Cross Syndrome: More than Bad Posture

June 28th, 2017

Sitting for long periods of time in our daily lives has lead to a shortening of our hip flexor muscles over time.  Even athletes who do not spend much of their day sitting can have trouble with their lower back if they perform an exercise incorrectly over time or overwork certain areas of their body.

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Hunched Over Your Desk? Upper Crossed Syndrome Explained

May 10th, 2017

If your mother is constantly telling you to stand up straight, if you find yourself with shoulder pain after a long day at work, or if you notice you are developing a hunchback, chances are you have Upper Crossed Syndrome (UCS).  UCS is actually a muscle imbalance in the head and shoulders that is often

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4 Common Running Injuries and How to Treat Them

May 1st, 2017

Running is a great way to improve your health and stay in shape. Unfortunately, there are several types of sports injuries frequently associated with running. The following are 4 common running injuries and the best ways to treat them.   Shin Splints Nearly every runner has experienced inflammation and pain in the tendons and muscles

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Change Up Your Workout for Better Results

March 22nd, 2017

  It’s easy to get into a rut or hit a plateau when you do the same exercise routine repeatedly. According to Women’s Health every time you complete the same routine your body becomes more adept at handling the stress. This ultimately means you’ll start burning fewer calories. There are several things you can do

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Interval Training for Fat Loss

March 5th, 2017

Many people plug away at various workouts for an hour or more each day, several days a week, with minimal results. Exercising at a steady rate simply won’t achieve the same results as interval training. While interval training has been around for several years it has recently garnered a lot of attention as a way

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Poor Posture Can Lead to Shoulder Impingement

February 28th, 2017

In most areas of the body, bone is surrounded by muscles and tendons that allow that part of the body to move.  The shoulder is different.  It is actually made up of three bones – the humerus or arm bone, the scapula or shoulder blade, and the clavicle or collarbone.  Rather than being “wrapped” in

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How to Stop Suffering From Arthritis Pain

February 20th, 2017

Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis. In fact, over 65 million people in the US have osteoarthritis to some degree. Arthritis is characterized by progressive wearing away of the cartilage in a joint. This wear and tear over time leads to bone spurs, poor tissue strength, inflammation, pain, weakness of surrounding muscles and poor joint movement.

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Neck Pain and Headaches from Stress

February 10th, 2017

Stress is nothing more than our reaction to a provocation that upsets our physical and/or mental equilibrium. Accordingly, stress is a ubiquitous part of everyday life. Nevertheless, when we are faced with stress, our “fight or flight” response can be triggered; this causes the production of hormones including adrenaline and cortisol to increase and rush

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