January, 2019

6 Exercises for Hip Mobility

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

Today, people sit—a lot. Many of us work eight or more hours per day at our desks, resting in our chairs. Then, we go home and spend another few hours snuggled into our couches, scrolling through streaming options. And, all this inactivity is affecting our bodies in various ways—including our hips. Our hip joints can...  read more

Epidural Steroid Injection: What is it? and What is it good for?

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

“Epidural” is the location. It is a space on top of the spinal cord nerves. (Similar location to the epidural injection that some women get before delivering a baby).   “Steroid” is the medicine (Cortisone) that is injected into that space. This is the same steroid used in topical steroid/cortisone creams that treat inflammation (i.e. poison...  read more

Low Back Pain in the Athlete

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019

Whether it is basketball, football, soccer, gymnastics, cheerleading, etc. you have most likely fallen down more than once. We all know that athletes are tough, and are always told to “get back in the game”, so you dust yourself off and get right back up and continue playing.   But, a fall should not be...  read more

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