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What can I do about my Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

What can I do about my Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: a painful condition of the hand and fingers caused by compression of a major nerve where it passes over the carpal bones through a passage at the front of the wrist, alongside the flexor tendons of the hand. –dictionary.com Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is very common overuse injury that occurs anywhere from…

High School Athletes: Overuse injuries don’t just happen to adults!

High school sports at most schools are pretty grueling, especially if you are serious about them.  Two-a-days, off-season lifting, mini-camps and keeping up with school work can be difficult balance, and if you throw in a healthy dose of on-going puberty and college visits it can certainly be overwhelming. Combining lots of exercise, hormone changes…

Ironman training: Many miles doesn’t have to mean many injuries.

Ironman training: Many miles doesn’t have to mean many injuries.

To many, competing in a triathlon is viewed as a monumental task. What most often consists of a ~500 yard swim, 10-15 mile bike ride and a 3 mile run is considered to be for those with elite fitness and that few men or women have a chance at finishing without your body completely breaking…

Bartending: Why it kills your posture and what to do about it

Bartending: Why it kills your posture and what to do about it

Late hours, fast-paced, and often under appreciated by patrons, bartending is a tough job.  Hell, I personally attempted it and got fired (twice!) since I couldn’t keep up with the fast pace the job required. It is a demanding job that will also lead to some unwanted aches and pains.  Clicking and painful shoulders, headaches…

I thought I got rid of this problem. Why does it keep coming back?

Recently I have had several patients that I haven’t seen in a while approach me and say something along the lines of the following: “Hey do you remember that issue I had last year?  It’s back! What gives?!?!” I responded in kind with this: “Have you been occasionally doing the homework I told you to…

Top Tips To Improve Foot Pain

Top Tips To Improve Foot Pain Foot pain is super common.  often the problem isn’t just in the foot! Your body is a temple, right?  Well if that’s the case, your feet are the foundation.  A poor foundation in an actual building will end up with cracks in the foundation, uneven floors, or leaks in…

How much do you value your health?

How much do you value your health?

Today I came across this post on reddit and this about sums it up for so many people.  They have issues that have been snowballing for week, months, or even years but don’t like the idea of committing time, money or both to achieving their goal of feeling better.  Just as your pain slowly built…

Laptops: Easy to use, terrible for you.

Laptops are awesome.  They are lightweight, can be taken practically anywhere, and you can spend hours diving into the most ridiculous links on the internet (reddit and stumbleupon are my personal favorites to do this).  However, all of this awesomeness comes at a price. Either your shoulders are going to be rounded over for an…

6 Mobility Checks Everybody Should Do!

6 Mobility Checks Everybody Should Do! A body that moves keeps moving.  One that doesn’t…gets hurt, complains about not being able to move and talks about how mobile they were when they were younger.   Some parts of your body are built for stability, like your knees and spine.  Other parts of your body are built…

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