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Traveling Without Low Back Pain

The main reason why people suffer from low back pain on long car rides is inactivity.  Our bodies are not meant to be immobile for long periods of time.  Our muscles need to move about, contract and stretch in order to remain functional.  Inactivity decreases blood circulation, waste removal and nerve conduction to the muscles…

Greece 2011!!!

Travel/having fun and sharing these experiences with others is where I like to spend most of my discretionary income.  What a blessing to spend 5-1/2 weeks in Greece!!  I could go on and on ad nauseum about all of the beauty and history that is Greece, or, better yet, recommend that you go there yourself…

Why Do I Get Painful Muscle Cramps?

  Here is a  very interesting article on the causes of muscle cramps: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health/why-do-i-get-painful-muscle-cramps-when-i-work-out/article1632891/ The article explains muscle cramps being caused by imbalance between nervous impulses, a sudden loss of electrolytes, and a poor training schedule.  

Tummy Troubles???

  Abdominal or stomach massage often gets overlooked in the overall benefit of massage, while there is little debate to the benefits of a full body massage. For adults as well as for infants and young children, massaging the abdominal area promotes digestion, alleviates gastric upsets, soothes the nerves related therein, and benefits the organs…

Runners: Gluteus Medius Exercises For IT Band Pain

The gluteus medius muscle is located in the upper part of the glutes, just below the hip bone (iliac crest).  The gluteus medius muscle is extremely significant in stabilizing our hips during exercise.  It is weak in most people and this weak point can be a major source of problems in the lower back, SI…

The 12 Best Foods For Your Abs

Rotator Cuff Stretch Videos

Here are a few videos on rotator cuff stretches. This should be the initial step of any rotator cuff rehabilitation program Guidelines for performing the stretches: Check with a health care professional before you attempt these exercises to ensure that it is safe for you. Do the exercises slowly and gently. Failing to follow the…

Simple Stretches for Neck Pain

I’ve noticed a growing trend in the needs of my clientele.  Lately, several people have come in unable to turn their heads without rotating their entire upper body because of inflexibility and pain in the neck area. This “crick in the neck” phenomenon makes it difficult for the afflicted to check for oncoming traffic at stop signs.…