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Is it True That  Back Pain is Difficult to Treat?

Is it True That  Back Pain is Difficult to Treat?

Many people who reach out to me for help are doing so because they’ve found their back pain is difficult to treat. Why is it so difficult? I recently read an article in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune and USA Today by Dr. Michael Daignult, entitled “Low Back Pain?” Dr....

How to Breathe Through the Stretch!

How to Breathe Through the Stretch!

Learning how to stretch and breathe through the stretch correctly takes some practice. The stretching techniques we have been taught throughout our lives attempt to stretch our body with the hopes of improving our flexibility. As a certified personal trainer, I was...

The Most Important Daily Calf Stretch!

The Most Important Daily Calf Stretch!

Many times, I am asked which stretch is most important because people are so busy, and they want to be efficient. It's the daily calf stretch. This one area of the human body can affect every activity of the human body including balance, walking, running, twisting,...

Is Pain All in Your Head

Is Pain All in Your Head

If someone, especially a physician, were to ask you this question, you may be offended. The reason you may become offended is you interpret this statement as the physician thinks you are crazy. However, all pain you feel, you do feel it in your head. I know what you...

The 3 Biggest Benefits of a Good Shoe

The 3 Biggest Benefits of a Good Shoe

Shoes are a very important part of our lives. We buy them for function, style, comfort, and price. No one can resist their favorite pair of shoes on sale. I bet you buy 2 or more pairs when you see a sale! Some people buy their shoes strictly on style. We ask...

Assisted Stretching has Become the Rage

Assisted Stretching has Become the Rage

I recently received an article from one of my clients about the explosive growth of stretching in America. There are many franchised stretching companies across the country that have grown exponentially. The article discussed the debate about assisted stretching...

Why Standing Hurts Your Back

Why Standing Hurts Your Back

When you stand for any period, do you get that sharp back pain on the outside edge of your low back? How about if you rotate slightly? It can feel like a knife sticking into your back. I bet you have tried everything to relieve back pain. My guess is you have used...

Most Pain Begins With your Feet!

Most Pain Begins With your Feet!

To relieve knee pain and body aches begin with your feet. When I say this to people, they look at me like I have lost my mind. However, if you study the human body from a balancing perspective, what you’ll see is the importance of the feet and how we, as a society,...

It is Not About the Pressure, It is the Release

It is Not About the Pressure, It is the Release

Anyone who has ever worked with me will have heard me say, “You will unlearn more than you will learn.” The other favorite saying is, “It isn’t about the pressure, but the release.” The question is, what does that mean? Both sayings are about the inaccurate...

Are You Texting to Wrist Pain?

Are You Texting to Wrist Pain?

Is texting wrist pain here to stay? More and more people are texting constantly on their smartphones. It has become the best way to connect with our friends and colleagues. While it is very convenient, there are bad side effects to it. Today we will dive into the...

Got Elbow Tendonitis?

Got Elbow Tendonitis?

Do you get a pain on the inside or outside of your elbow? Does it get worse when you use your lower arm, like playing tennis, golf, lifting something, or even pulling something? Three percent of all people in America suffer from elbow tendonitis according to the...

Do You Grind Your Teeth?

Do You Grind Your Teeth?

Stress of all sorts may cause many of you to grind your teeth just thinking about what you had to do. Did you know that about twenty percent of Americans grind their teeth? That is according to a December 2020 article in “Sporting Smiles.” The author of the article is...

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