Tag Archive for: Exercise

Naturally reduce blood pressure with exercise.

Having high blood pressure has been consistently linked with a multitude of negative health conditions. According to Wikipedia: High blood pressure usually does not cause symptoms.[1] It is, however, a major risk factor for stroke, coronary…

Update on Treatment of tendon injuries

Tendinopathy is a prevalent condition involving degenerative changes within tendons of both children and adults, commonly in the Achilles, rotator cuff, lateral elbow, patellar and hip tendons. It affects athletic and non-athletic populations…
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Exercise vs NSAIDS for Knee and Hip Osteoarthritis

Research Synthesis: Specific exercise just as effective as Anti-inflammatory Meds for Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis pain. This large scale meta-analysis shows how movement is medicine. Here is what the research tells us...and there is…

Osteoporosis Injury Prevention

This consensus statement aimed to determine the physical activity and exercise needed to optimise bone strength, reduce fall and fracture risk, improve posture and manage vertebral fracture symptoms, while minimising potential risks in people…
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Low Back Pain Clinical Perspectives

Back Pain : The inside track Back pain is a leading cause of disability. It is also a costly challenge for our health care system. Unfortunately, many people receive passive treatment methods despite research showing the benefit of active…
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Low Back Pain Guidelines for Patients

Back Pain : Perspectives for patients One of the biggest challenges that clinicians face is to make treatment practical. There is overwhelming evidence that activity when there is back pain is most often helpful to reduce symptoms and expedite…

Hamstring Strains Guide

Hamstring injuries can be challenge to work with. The good thing is that most get better fast when we use the best science. If you really want to geek out on the research follow this link: https://tinyurl.com/SPSCHamstring   …
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Advice to athletes with Back Pain: Get active!

"Prolonged inactivity for an athlete with LBP can increase their injury risk, which ultimately results in further inactivity and potentially more pain. While ‘keep active’ might seem an odd recommendation for athletes with LBP, emphasising…
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Sometimes our joints just hurt, and its ok not to know why.

This article was written by Dr. Howard Luks, Orthopedic Surgeon and Sports Specialist Sometimes our joints just hurt, and it’s ok not to know why (howardluksmd.com) Please visit his website for more excellent research based information:   Do…