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from Butch Phelps

Are You Living with Knee Pain?

Are You Living with Knee Pain?

In America, roughly 1in 3 people suffer from knee pain nationwide. According to Classic Rehabilitation, Inc, 100 million Americans suffer from knee pain and it is the second most common chronic pain.  There are 600,000 knees replaced annually, according to the...

Self-Message to Stop the Pain

Self-Message to Stop the Pain

My Stretch n’ Release Technique requires you to do three things including self-massage to stop your pain. The first key is stretching, the second is self-massage, and the third is releasing from the mind. Today I want to begin with self-massage and why that is so...

Is it a Headache or Neck Pain?

Is it a Headache or Neck Pain?

Have you ever experienced discomfort that was hard to tell if it was a headache or neck pain? Last week I was on vacation in North Carolina and I spent time with my family. Although we had a great time, one evening I woke up with a terrible headache, except it wasn’t...

Are you Dealing with Foot Pain?

Are you Dealing with Foot Pain?

Foot pain and issues are so prevalent that we have an entire medical profession just for dealing with foot pain. We have created multi-billion-dollar industries for shoes, insoles, and orthotics, just to stop our pain. What is sad is, none of that is working very...

Are You Strength Training or Stretching?

Are You Strength Training or Stretching?

Are you ever confused about the difference between strength training or stretching? This is a question I ask most of my clients when they are showing me the stretches they have been doing. Although my intent is not to make fun of what they are doing, but to have fun...

What You Need to Know About Pain and the Brain

What You Need to Know About Pain and the Brain

Sometimes for me it is hard to watch people trying to walk as I can see the pain in their faces. It feels like they can barely put one foot in front of the other. They are seeing doctors, therapists, and taking pills to alleviate the pain, yet they look like they are...

Do Your Thumbs Hurt?

Do Your Thumbs Hurt?

"My thumbs hurt!!" More and more people come into my office and complain of pain at the base of their thumbs. Usually, the joint right next to the wrist. You cannot open your hands, gripping things become difficult, and the pain can radiate while sitting and doing...

How to Stop Elbow Tendonitis

How to Stop Elbow Tendonitis

It's not just tennis players that want to stop elbow tendonitis. Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, affects up to 3% of the population and up to 50% of tennis players according to the Cleveland Clinic. Tennis elbow is when you have pain on the outside knot of the...

Choose the Right Shoes or Do This

Choose the Right Shoes or Do This

The Shoes You Wear Can Determine the Level of Pain You Experience! Shoes are a big part of people’s lives. We try to choose the right shoes for our activities. Shoe companies have specific shoes for specific sports, specific foot ailments, build special insoles, and...

What is Muscle Memory?

What is Muscle Memory?

We have all heard it from our trainers, coaches, and friends. Once you have the muscle memory, your body will just perform without you thinking about it. Do our muscles actually remember what to do? Can my muscles decide to work against me? If they do, how can I make...

Why Recliners are Bad for Your Body

Why Recliners are Bad for Your Body

It is possible to change! Would you believe that far from being a a place for peaceful rest, a recliner can be bad for your body and causing your more pain and discomfort than not. Let's look at it from the perspective of posture. Many times, our spouses or loved ones...

How to Determine Which Activities Cause Pain

How to Determine Which Activities Cause Pain

What if your daily activities cause pain? How would you know this? I suggest to my clients that when they have pain or discomfort, think about the activities they did in the past 24 hours. What brought this to mind was a conversation I had with a client about his...

What Causes Back Pain?

What Causes Back Pain?

Eighty percent of people will have low back pain some time in their lives. The trick is to figure out what causes it and learn to prevent back pain. According to the American Chiropractic Association, up to 80% of the population will experience back pain in their...

Is Running Bad for Your Knees?

Is Running Bad for Your Knees?

Running is the current rage but is running bad for your knees? According to Statista.com on running and jogging, almost 60 million people participated in running, jogging, or trial running in 2017. That number has certainly increased during 2020. Everywhere you look...

How to Avoid Common Bike Injuries!

How to Avoid Common Bike Injuries!

Sadly, common bike injuries have curtailed many a happy biker’s favorite pastime. Biking can be fun, a great cardio workout, and cheap transportation to get around town. I remember as a child riding my bike with my friends, hair blowing in the air, and I felt free. It...

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