Early Rehabilitation in Patients With Nontraumatic Knee Pain Significantly Linked to Lower Use of Opioids, Injections, and Knee Surgery

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh recently reported that rehabilitation, including physical therapy, provided within 1-15 days of pain beginning may significantly reduce the use of opioids, nonsurgical invasive procedures such as joint injections, and…

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Which Bones, Joints and Muscles Do You Want to Keep?

Chances are you’ve come across the old dental health adage: “Floss the teeth you want to keep.” The first time you spotted this sign in a dental office or heard the phrase uttered word-for-word by…

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Runners…Is Your Core Strengthening Program a Waste of Time?

If you search the internet for the best core exercises for runners you will likely see variations of crunches and planks. These aren’t “bad exercises” and can be a good place to start.  However, if…

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Visualize Your Pain Away

Do you know why you hurt? There are several factors that contribute to our pain.  We have nerve pathways that provide information to our brain including pressure, temperature, and tissue (muscle, ligament, tendon) stretch. The…

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How to Ergonomically Set Up Your Bike for a Proper Fit (Part 2 of 2)

SEAT/SADDLE     Be sure the seat, or saddle, is level. If you are sliding too far forward from a forward-tilting saddle then too much weight is being placed on your hands, arms, and lower…

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