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How to Identify and Treat Acromio-Clavicular Joint and Ligament Injuries by BerryRipe Posted Tue 14 May 2013 1:38pm For those of you who love sports or just love working out to your best shape will know how important it is to dedicate time and efforts to getting results. For me it was basketball, and I would spend hours together training chest passes and shooting. However after a period of time I noticed some pain in my right shoulder a ... Read on »
Question from a reader: MCL Tear and What To Do? by Doug K. Patient Expert Posted Tue 24 Mar 2009 3:15pm 1 Comment This takes less than 8 minutes to read. If you have an MCL injury, you'll find it very worthwhile. I recently received an email from a reader, Nancy, (the email is below my answer with personal information removed) who was struggling with a few things after tearing her Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) in her knee. I boiled them down to these: ... Read on »
Keeping Your Shoulders Mobile AND Stable by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 11:44pm Every time you reach for your seatbelt or wave goodbye, you rely on the impressive range of motion (ROM) of your shoulder. Unfortunately, for all of its mobility, the shoulder is also the least stable joint in your body, making it a prime target for injury. The shoulder complex consists of a ball and socket joint and shoulder girdle wh ... Read on »
P90X Round 2 Day 17: Arms, Shoulder, and Ab Ripper X by Jeff Irvin Patient Expert Posted Tue 10 Feb 2009 12:30pm "Tip of the Day: Do not smash your face!" -Tony Horton Today was Arms, Shoulders, and ARX. This is quickly becoming one of my favorite workouts now that I am using dumbbells instead of resistance bands. The bonus round is just ridiculous and my shoulder and triceps are just on fire. Excellent workout! Also, I have now been using Cell Mass ... Read on »
Biceps Ligaments and Staying Mindful by Lynn Bering Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 6:31pm 1 Comment I wasn’t going to mention it here because I thought it would just go away. But when I got my Sunday Reflection today from the Insight Meditation Center (and because the ice/ice/heat regimen isn’t working like I hoped), I decided to blog about what I think is a torn bicep ligament. Gil Fronsdal is the lead teacher at IMC. He wrote the following ... Read on »
ChiWalking by Stephanie C. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 14 Sep 2008 1:33pm Just about any kind of exercise that focuses on balance and alignment will get my attention. That's why ChiWalking piqued my interest. Marathon runner Danny Dreyer used the principles of the martial art T'ai Chi to create this new way of walking "based on the premise that all movement and power originates from your center, not your arms and leg ... Read on »
SLAP Tear hits close to home by Chris M. Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 3:21pm During the holidays, we get to spend time with visiting relatives.  Often, it’s the only time we get to see them all year.  My sister always comes home to Alabama to visit our parents for Christmas.  During her stay this time, she asked me how the Rotater business was doing and was excited to hear that: 5 NFL teams are using the Rotater w ... Read on »
Neesesort of Cheated and tagged ... by Jessica D. Patient Expert Posted Fri 22 May 2009 10:57pm Neese sort of Cheated and tagged EVERYONE who hasn't yet done this so I guess that includes me.  Also Maritza actually tagged me by name.   Though I may have done this one a while back - here it is again. Jobs I've Held: Roller Rink Attendant (not really) Pizza Chef (me too Neese!) Movie Theater Box Office Receptionist Informat ... Read on »
Exercise Mistakes by Kimberly H. Patient Expert Posted Thu 18 Jun 2009 1:48pm I saw this article pop up when I was looking at Yahoo a few minutes ago - it's written for Shape Magazine, but it speaks to the trials that several of us are having with our workouts... so I wanted to share. There is some great information here - and I plan on really re-reading it again over the weekend to adjust my own plan. THE TEN FAUX P ... Read on »
The (Injured) Boys of Summer by John Elder Posted Thu 18 Mar 2010 8:29am It’s that time of year again. Buds are sprouting on the trees, all things are made new again, and the crack of the bat (or ping) can be heard at the local baseball field. As John Fogerty so aptly put it: “Well, beat the drum and hold the phone, the sun came out today! We’re born again, there’s new grass on the field.” ... Read on »