Health & Fitness

New research reveals the danger of steroid injections

Recent research from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) has found steroid injections into the hip and knee can accelerate the progression of arthritis and contribute to joint destruction. The researchers conducted a search on…

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Do You Know Your Movement Vital Signs?

Most people think of heart rate or blood pressure when they think of vital signs. It is common to use numbers to quantify health and risk of disease. The American Heart Association encourages people to…

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Tennis Elbow: To Play or Not To Play

Tennis elbow or lateral elbow tendinopathy is one of the most commonly diagnosed conditions of the upper extremity (Day, Bush, Nitz, & Uhl, 2015). Tennis elbow has a prevalence rate of 1-3% in adults and…

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Get stronger with age!

It can be hard to maintain good fitness as you age.  Unfortunately, with age comes loss of strength, flexibility, and balance.  The good news however, is you can maintain and even improve on all these…

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Owning your single leg strength

When I ask my clients what leg strengthening exercises they do, most say squats, lunges, leg press, and sometimes deadlift, leg extension and leg curl.  Rarely, do clients tell me they do any single leg…

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