Today's ask-a-wellness-question features one of our favorite sport/medical sayings: "How can you tell when an exercise injury should be rested rather than rubbing a little dirt on it?" Excellent question, and one which we all will most likely face several times throughout our lives, especially if we exercise regularly, and/or still participate in recreational sports. … Continue reading Rub some dirt on it
In case you missed our recent webinar on foot & ankle health, here's a few highlights, plus a short video featuring some exercises and stretches to keep your ankles and feet healthy and happy. Top Ten Things we learned about our amazing feet. About a quarter of the bones in your body are located in … Continue reading The Amazing Foot & Ankle Complex
Episode 8: Neal shares some tips on how use exercise to reduce the risk of common injuries, and also how to exercise without getting injured. Topics include: Overuse Injury The 10% Rule Volume, Impact, and Surface Warm ups and Cool downs Self-Myofascial Release Resistance Training Rest & Recovery For even more info on injury prevention and … Continue reading Wellchat Episode VIII: Injury Prevention
If you have kids, or spend time with kids, you are familiar with "Owies" and "Boo-Boos". The nice thing about owies is they are usually short lived. Kids are resilient. After a few tears, they routinely shake off epic crashes and collisions that would probably lay us up for days. As active adults, we get … Continue reading Owie!