Sciatica: it’s a real pain in the back, isn’t it? So, what’s the first thing most folks do? They go running for those cortisone shots or the chiropractor. Are they the silver bullet when it comes to sciatica? Brace yourself: It’s never the right choice. Why? Because it never addresses the cause. The only exception […]

Finding Lasting Relief from Sciatica Pain: Beyond the Quick Fix

In this eye-opening discussion, we’ll dive into the misconception surrounding stretching as an effective method to relieve muscle tension. Let’s uncover the truth behind muscle tension and explore the alternative approach to achieving quick relief and a reset to your body’s natural balance. Understanding the Neurological Signal Muscle tension is no longer a mystery when […]

Why Stretching Won’t Relieve Muscle Tension: Unlock the Secret to Quick Relief

the back of a leg shows taping of the calf muscle

Running is a beautiful and invigorating activity, but it can come with its fair share of challenges. One common issue that many runners face is calf strain. As an avid runner myself, I’ve experienced this problem multiple times, and it’s taught me valuable lessons about strengthening my muscles and adapting my stride. In this blog […]

Overcoming Calf Strain: Running Pain-Free and Strong

When it comes to recovering from an injury or improving our physical condition, it’s easy to believe that resting and doing nothing will help us heal faster. But our bodies are designed to move, and staying inactive can actually contribute to further degeneration and muscle deconditioning. In this post, we’ll explore the importance of embracing […]

Use It Or Lose It: Embracing Movement for Healing and Strength

Decoding the Source of Hand and Wrist Pain Doctors’ Guesswork and Clear Orthopedic Tests It’s mind-blowing how doctors sometimes resort to guesswork when it comes to hand and wrist pain. However, there’s a more reliable approach—orthopedic tests. These tests provide clear indications of whether the median nerve is affected, helping identify the root cause of […]

Unveiling the Truth about Carpal Tunnel: A Comprehensive Guide

So, you’re thinking about taking up running? If you’re looking for a way to stay fit, running is a go-to option for many people. It’s a popular and accessible form of exercise that’s likely crossed your mind at some point. But don’t be fooled by its deceptively simple appearance! To be an efficient, effective, and […]

Don’t Get Tripped Up: 5 Running Mistakes to Avoid

Have you ever watched someone clumsily shuffling on the sand with their shoes on, or awkwardly stepping out of them onto the beach? It’s kind of funny, but it also highlights an important point about foot health. Your feet carry you around all day, but many of us only pay attention to them when they […]

What may just be the most important muscle group to strengthen. And why you miss it every time you work out.