“Everyone is staring at me,” I thought as I slowly pounded my way around the track. My hips and ankles hurt, and my knees felt very uncomfortable. Looking around, there were new moms with strollers, kids playing football on the turf inside the track, and a guy who ran five miles every day, lapping me multiple times and always making sure to say “Hi” and smile. In the beginning, it seemed like everyone was more confident, thinner,
Foam rolling is everywhere now. You can find foam rollers at the gym, your physical therapist’s office (PHYSIO), your living room and for some even your suitcase. Foam rolling has become beloved in the fitness world and the fix-all for many different aches. What is Foam Rolling? Foam rolling is a form of self-myofascial release, or self-massage, that helps get rid of adhesions in your muscles and connective tissue. These adhesions can create points of weakness or susceptibility in the tissue. If the muscle
Why Walking In the Fall Season Can Make You Feel Healthier & Happier Lets talk about Fall since it is here. The number one thing that most people stop doing when this time of year comes round – getting outdoors. While summer may strike you as the best time to be outside as much as possible – Fall is also the perfect time to enjoy the fresh air (in fact, it comes with a whole lot of health benefits too!)… Bright blue and sunny
5 All Natural Ways to Soothe Joint Inflammation So you suffer from arthritis or some other form of joint inflammation, but you are unable to take medication or undergo surgery to alleviate your pain. What can you do? This short article will provide you will 5 suggestions for cooling inflammation without the use of invasive measures. As always, you should consult your doctor or physical therapist before making changes to any existing treatment program. Enjoy and be well! 1.
Part 1 of 6: Assess Your Knee PainMild to moderate knee pain can often be successfully treated at home. Whether due to a sprain or arthritis, there are several ways to combat the pain.Before you attempt to treat your pain at home, you should be cautious. Seek medical attention for moderate to severe pain caused by injury. Some types of knee pain can require surgery or other interventions to resolve.If the pain is due to inflammation, arthritis or a minor