2 Simple Yet Powerful Exercises to Ease Sciatica

Dealing with sciatica? Sick and tired of that leg aching, paining, burning, tingling or being numb? Is your foot involved? I see so many clients who complaint about that nagging, relentless leg pain, while others suffer the more nerve-like jolts throughout the day, for no real reason. I want to show you 2 simple things…

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Sciatica – 5 Tips to Beat It!

Sciatica is the generic name given for ANY irritation of the sciatic nerve resulting in symptoms anywhere along the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve IS the largest nerve, made up of 5 nerve roots from the low back and runs from the low back, through the buttocks and hip area, down the back of the…

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Get YOUR Body Prepared for Golf So You Can Make It to the 19th Hole

Spring is here, and golf season is upon us. Many people are taking heart, that Tiger is once again roaring, and golfers are hoping they can return to their glory days as well. Tiger is 3 tournament wins away from tying Sam Snead for MOST wins ever by a golfer — pretty amazing seeing how…

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11 Tips to Avoid Aches, Pains and Injury While Working in Your Garden or Yard This Spring

Last year an 83 year-old patient (let’s call her Kay) came to my clinic very discouraged. She said she went to the doctor because of back pain and stiffness and was told she had arthritis. She was distraught as she lives alone, is very active and felt that she was doomed to live in pain. Funny thing…

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Getting Started This Spring

I have written a similar blog in the past, but this bears repeating…..With the amazing weather we have been having and people starting to return to activities, I thought I would reiterate a GREAT way to get yourself returning to activities wisely and safely. Many times we believe, in our minds, that we are capable…

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KNEE PAIN: Running Injuries and What You Should Know

This blog is for the runner who is suffering with annoying, daily knee pain. You know the type of ‘burning sensation’ and ‘sharp pain’ that comes on gradually on the outside of your knee? That pain than can even make you feel so nauseated, that you feel your only option is to stop running, reach…

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Knee Pain Limitations

If you’re suffering with ANY kind of knee pain or swelling, you won’t need me to tell you that it’s “life limiting”. And if you didn’t have knee pain, here are some of the things you would likely be able to ENJOY doing again, immediately… 1. Waking up in the morning and effortlessly being able…

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7 Things To Make Watching TV Healthier for YOU

Time to tackle a tough topic here. TV watching — and what YOU can do to make it healthier. So much has been written about how bad TV watching CAN be for you. I can list a bunch of statistics and studies to show that watching TV can expand your waistline, rob you of sleep,…

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Why Back Pain Gets Worse In Winter

We are now DEEP into winter, a little snow, a lot of cold days, though an end in sight according to the weather forecasts. I am hoping a warming trend sneaks in and remains with us through the end of month and through February. Often times with these shorter colder days, something that can creep…

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Winter, Back Pain & the Truth

Now that the holidays have passed and we have had our Arctic blast, hopefully the last one of the winter……we can get back to doing the things we love, and overlooked during the holidays. I know so much slipped through the cracks for us and I am hoping to continue working hard and strong these…

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