High-intensity aerobic exercise gives robust improvements at the muscle cell level, according to a new U.S. study. Any exercise is usually considered better than no exercise, but a new study indicates interval training — interspersing high and low speed levels during activities such as […]Read More... →
Want to step it up a notch? Start with this walking schedule and keep building as you get more fit.
Walking is a gentle, low-impact cardio exercise that can ease you into a higher level of fitness and health. It’s safe and simple. And regular brisk walking can provide many of the benefits of more […]Read More... →
Originally posted by Cleveland Clinic
What’s the difference between a standard total shoulder replacement and a reverse total shoulder replacement?
First, let’s review the anatomy of the shoulder. Similar to the hip joint, the shoulder is a large ball and socket joint. It is made up of bones, tendons, muscles and ligaments, which hold […]
What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a painful disorder of the hand caused by pressure on your median nerve as it runs through the carpal tunnel of the wrist. Symptoms include numbness, pins and needles, and pain (particularly at night). Anything that causes swelling inside the wrist can cause carpal tunnel […]Read More... →
Pain in the heel is a common complaint. In fact, it’s one of the most common foot problems treated in podiatry offices and physical therapy clinics. The culprit for this discomfort is often plantar fasciitis, an inflammation of the ligament on the bottom of the foot. However, in some cases, it may come from a […]Read More... →
Explosive plyometric jumps and lifting huge racks of weight may be impressive, but those exercises aren’t for everyone. Lack of strength and flexibility or simple inexperience can quickly turn athletic bravado into a visit to the emergency room. In fact, there are a number of moves that the best trainers generally refuse to do […]Read More... →
You may be reluctant to exercise for fear that it’ll aggravate your symptoms, but research shows that regular moderate exercise lessens pain and improves function.
While the pain and fatigue associated with fibromyalgia may make exercise and daily activities difficult, it is crucial to be physically active. Research has repeatedly shown that regular aerobic exercise […]Read More... →
by KATHLEEN TROTTER Special to The Globe and Mail
Originally published in the Globe and Mail Monday, Oct. 12, 2015 4:26PM EDT
Even if you can afford to […]Read More... →
Sports like rugby, soccer, hockey, gymnastics and track & field ect. are awesome, but they can be a minefield for injuries.
Some people get hurt because they are not in shape or haven’t warmed up or stretched enough. A thump on the head from a great big body, a collision with a […]Read More... →
The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles and their tendons and they control shoulder rotation and elevation. They are situated on the scapula (shoulder blade) and come together to run […]Read More... →
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