Pain and Performance

Cycling Posture, posture and cycling

Cycling Posture

Exercise & Fitness

Why Posture is Important in Cycling A key component to cycling enjoyment is rider comfort. Most bike shops will help you with a general bike setup which includes your seat height and if you are lucky your handle bar position. It’s an important... View Article

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Foot Pain Relief

Posture Pain

Do you suffer from pain in the heel, ball of your foot, or toes, and having difficulty getting foot pain relief?  Many will agree that painful, stiff or swollen feet can interfere with many daily activities, for some, it can... View Article

Runners Posture, Side Stitch when Running

Runners Posture – Running and Side Stitch

Exercise & Fitness

Runner’s Posture Sports & Posture: A side stitch can stop a runner in his tracks. Conventional wisdom is that spasm from over-exertion in the diaphragm causes a side stitch. Be aware that continuing to run with a side stitch will adapt... View Article

Why Athletes Should Avoid The Bars

Exercise & Fitness

Why Athletes Should Avoid The Bars (An intemperate look at barbell-centric training) Steve Myrland Beacon Athletics www.traintoplay.com “Get out of the weight-room boys.  I don’t need you weight-room strong . . . I need you farm-strong.” Irving “Boo” Shexnayder, LSU... View Article

Posture and Breathing, breath, breathe

Posture and Breathing

Exercise & Fitness

Neither your ribs nor your lungs can draw in a single breath without help. Your basic chest-box is brought to life by the performance of MUSCLES sandwiched between your ribs in partnership with the wide, powerful DIAPHRAGM that stretches like... View Article

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Coffee Can Create Joint Pain And Body Stiffness

Posture Pain

Most Neck, Back and Joint Stiffness and Pain are Caused by Unhealthy Lifestyles and Underlying Thyroid Dysfunction I have found in my holistic practice that the number one most common cause of most body stiffness from neck, back and joint... View Article

Court Surface Effects on the Player

Exercise & Fitness

Gravity is the unseen, powerful force that is with us 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, holding us on the planet Earth. As we become active on a flat surface, gravity is intensified, and joint and intervertebral spaces... View Article

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Posture Pain

Motion: The Body Is Designed to Move     1st Posture Principle Carpal tunnel syndrome Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) usually begins with occasional hand and wrist numbness. Most people ignore carpal tunnel irritation when it is in its early stages. Over time,... View Article

Arthritis

Posture Pain

Arthritis AKA Osteoarthritis* or DJD (degenerative joint disease)  is a mechanical irritation of the joint, usually due to unbalanced motion. The joint responds to the unbalanced and stressed motion with formation of bone spurs on the edges of the bone.... View Article

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Upper Extremities – Arm and Elbow Pain

Posture Pain

Upper Extremities Do you suffer from pain in arm, elbow, wrist or hand? Postural upper extremity pain is a common and often painful problem.  Usually related to weak or poor posture, it can begin with an injury, accident or from long-term... View Article

SI Sacro Iliac Nerve Pain & Pelvic Pain

SI Sacro Iliac Nerve Pain & Pelvic Pain

Posture Pain

SI Sacro Iliac Nerve Pain & Pelvic Pain Posture pain in your low back, hips, lower abdomen, base of the spine (“sacrum”), and/or legs might be traced to weak core muscles and poor posture.  In addition, the sacroiliac joint, connecting... View Article

Back, Hip, Foot, Knee and Ankle Pain

Hip, Knee and Ankle Pain

Posture Pain

Foot, Hip, Knee and Ankle Pain – Postural Lower Extremity Pain If you’ve sat in a chair, car, or an airline seat for many hours, what’s the first thing you feel like doing when you find get up? You want... View Article