Archive for the ‘Sports Injuries’ Category

The postoperative MRI showed a tear about 9 millimeters long. In the course of rehab this tear was putting the brakes on my shoulder’s recovery. By weakening the tendon, it reduced both the amount of resistance I could handle and the frequency of my workouts, and so it limited my strength increase.

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Max from Italy asked me if his diet is good for osteoarthritis in his hips. Here is his message: > Anti-inflammatory diet for osteoarthritis in both hips > > Good morning. > > I am 36 years old and I practice kickboxing, but recently (two years ago) > I discovered osteoarthritis in both hips. > […]


There were some rainy days in Northeast Kingdom so I spent them reviewing and commenting video recording of my last seminar on combining strength and flexibility training. At the seminar I had the participants go through exercises that simultaneously stretch and strengthen the involved muscles, and even help with posture correction. One of these exercises […]


Injuries happen even to the best trained athletes. One day you too may need to see a specialist or have a surgery. . . . So you want to buy medical insurance . . . and here begin politics. . . . Medical insurance is too expensive and going without it is too expensive—because of […]