Bart Simpson

A buldging/herniated disc is a condition affecting a disc between two adjacent vertebrae of the spine.

Sciatica…Now that’s a real pain in the butt.

If I had a nickel for every time someone has told me that their sciatic is acting up….I would’ve definitely been able to afford that surf trip to Costa Rica.

The thought is that overuse paired with a strength imbalance of one’s overdeveloped hip adductors (groin muscle) and weak lower abdominal musculature (core) is the root cause.

Arian Foster's Groin Injury… What Happened?

Arian Foster underwent surgery that could have him out for half the 2015/16 NFL season. The details of the exact injury are a bit foggy. So I’ll give my best interpretation of one possibility of the issue at hand.

Compensation and a different take on nagging pain...

About 7-8 weeks ago I took a weekend seminar called NeuroKinetic Therapy. It blew my mind. This rarely happens.

People move differently in pain. When we are in pain we adapt our movements to protect what hurts and reduce our overall pain. This is just the surface. 

Digging deeper the adaptation to pain involves:

Osteoarthritis/Degenerative Joint Disease/ Wear and Tear...

Last week I gave a presentation to a group of seniors about osteoarthritis (OA). Throughout the presentation I mentioned that arthritis is like wrinkles- it happens with age and is unavoidable.

Hamstring injuries (HSI) are common in sports that require powerful forceful movements such as sprinting and jumping

Pesky Hamstring Injuries

Story time.

It was the last two minutes of a rugby game; the ball was passed to me and I saw an open space leading to the end zone; I was going to score, and my team would win. Glory.

For a split second this plan seemed totally feasible.

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