Posts for August, 2012
The Feeling Pretty Remarkable (FPR) Prenatal Program is a series of exercises and movements for pregnant women developed by Physical Therapists...
"For some people, working out can be a pain in the neck. Literally. Or maybe a pain in the lower back..."
Help, I have been kidnapped by aliens, and they have stolen my motivation to exercise. For the past week I have felt the overwhelming urge to skip my workouts. Every once in a while I go through periods where I just don’t “feel” like exercising. One day I love my exercises and the next day I don’t want to do them. It’s like I’ve been kidnapped by aliens and “reprogrammed.”
Pain is a very complex issue and one that we still do not fully understand. Over the past few years, with advancements in science, we have been able to learn more about pain than all of the previous years combined throughout history. What we are learning is amazing and will hopefully help millions in their battle against chronic pain conditions. We now know that pain is not just a subjective “feeling.” To better understand pain and why you may have it, we should first understand how it is generated. Pain has 5 main components that contribute to you ultimately experiencing it.
Most of us experience aches and pains that can be speed bumps on the road to living an active, healthy life. What if those aches and pains are serious injuries? Our Feeling Pretty Remarkable Award for this month goes to former professional cyclist Andrew Randell for overcoming adversity and believing in himself...
Check out this post by Dr. Kevin Jardine where he answers a commonly asked question: Is Kinesiology Taping only for Olympic Athletes?
Meet the pain monster and get to know the source of your chronic aches and pains!
When acute back pain strikes, we are often left looking for ways to feel better fast. Deep breathing exercise can be a wonderful way to relieve acute and chronic back pain alike. Breathing exercises take hardly any time, require no equipment, and can be done anywhere.
From LacrossePlayground.com: "During the Olympics you may have noticed many athletes using funky kinesiology tape on their bodies. Athletes from Simon Whitfield, the Canadian Flag..."
From thestar.com "Just how popular have SpiderTech adhesive bandages become among Olympic-level athletes in the three years they’ve been on the market..."