Exercise beginners usually try to make up for lost time by going all out their first week. The result? Injury or intense soreness. Pain does not necessarily mean gain.
Many injuries occur at joints, where bones meet and provide motion. An enormo... Read more
When cartilage that cushions your joints begins to breakdown faster than your body can replace it, you develop osteoarthritis. Without this protective tissue, the bones in your joints rub together, causing pain, tenderness, swelling and stiffness. Lo... Read more
It's common sense that a hug at a stressful time, a handshake after an important meeting or just cuddling at the end of the day help us relax, leaving behind negativity and worry. Now researchers are investigating whether this feel-good energ... Read more
Exercise is good for your heart, helps with weight loss and provides a variety of health-related benefits. At the same time, exercise comes with a certain degree of injury risk, and depending on the activity, it can also put a lot of stress on your j... Read more
After hitting the big 4-0, a lot starts to change in your body, and the theme is decline: At that age, the surgeon general's office has said that women's bone density is "in jeopardy." Men's testosterone levels drop by one... Read more
I had surgery about 3 weeks ago. I tried working out last week and it just felt off.
Today I awoke with pains in my calves and shoulders. I decided to try a light workout. I can honestly say it was the best decision. My joints and muscles... Read more
Hi guys! I'm new here.
I thought this would be a good first step in my fitness journey.
I wanted to see if anyone here has struggled with lower back pain due to obesity and has had issues with working out because of it. I work a sedentary o... Read more
How do you cope with physical pain? How do you reach out for assistance if you live alone without looking so needy? Coping skills? Root canal today and knee therapy has me desiring a massage. Did hire housecleaning and a friend over this weekend but?... Read more
Vitamin D is associated with bone health. Low levels of vitamin D may cause joint pain. Get a Vitamin D test if you suffer from knee pain. Losing just a few pounds can take pressure off your knees. Chronic pain is associated with dwelling on your pa... Read more
Getting the correct fitting shoes is part of my sucess. I have very flat feet. Not only that, I severely over pronate. That's part of the reason I was nick named Ducky when I was in the Marine Corps. You would think that I would need Motion Control... Read more
We will not let disease destroy all that is us! Pain/illness isolates but together we can meet goals of health and wellness despite complex physical/mental challenges, fears, and limitations.... Read more
Knee pain can come on suddenly: a sideways blow in athletics or a nasty fall while stepping off a curb. But many knee issues creep up after years of poor alignment, which results in wear and tear and arthritis. No matter the cause, knee issues d... Read more
Although I'm able to give people advice about finding the best fit for a running or workout shoe, I have to be honest. When it came to workout shoes, I always chose style over support. In the store, I'd ignore things like cushioning, stability, and f... Read more
I have had knee pain, gone through surgery for it and continue to be very careful with how I manage exercise and my lifestyle to accommodate my right knee.
Physical therapy is the best thing I have ever done to make the knee stronger.
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I am a Google person I like to research stuff.
About the last week maybe two my left knee has been bothering me. If I trace it back most intently I think it was when I tried to, rather not gracefully get out of a low beach chair on a mini vaca... Read more
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