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Hamstring Tendinopathies

  Acute hamstring strains, which typically present as pain in the back of the thigh (usually somewhere mid thigh) from…

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Home Work Station Tips Part 2

Movement Moving often may be the most important tip for preventing computer-related pain.  Any posture (sitting, standing, slouched, upright, etc.)…

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Home Work Station Tips Part 1

With lots of folks now working from home, I had some requests for tips to stay healthy and pain free...so…

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Critical Decision Making, Exercise, and COVID-19

COVID-19 gives us fascinating opportunities to hone our critical decision making skills.  This blog post is about the balance between…

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Critical Decision Making and the Healing Process: Part 3

7. Healing is a Process, Not an Event Healing tends to be like a roller coaster rather than a straight…

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Critical Decision Making and the Healing Process: Part 2

5. Internal vs. External Interventions  External interventions (or passive treatments) are things that are being done to you (surgery, injections,…

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Beyond Tape Donations – Wild Iris

After writing Beyond Tape, I made a commitment to donate all of my net proceeds to local and global non-profit…

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Critical Decision Making and the Healing Process: Part 1

Image caption:  Crashpads and appropriate spotters are climbing critical decision making 101...double fail! Critical decision making is one of the…

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Find Your Balance to Prevent Falls and Boost Confidence

About a third of people 65 years and older fall at least one time each year.1-3  Falls account for over…

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Ankle Sprains

What is it? This is an overstretching or tearing of the ligaments on the outside of the ankle joint and…

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Tennis Elbow

Anatomy and Injury Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) is an irritation of the outer layer of the bony lateral epicondyle (bone…

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Sleep And Healing

Having 2 and 4-year-old kids has me thinking a lot about sleep lately.  I've been interested in how sleep loss…

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Evidenced-Based Wellness Recommendations

Healing is a multifaceted process.  When someone comes to me with back pain, for example, there are often other topics…

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