Q. I had a total knee replacement several months ago and would like some advice on getting back into exercise as I have put on weight.A. The total knee replacement usually follows a long period of pai...
Over fifteen percent of the golfer population have problems with their hips, backs and knees, as Baby Boomers become seniors this number will rise.Manufacturers of golf playing aids continue to off...
Metabolic Profiling for runners - Run faster- recover quicker Over the years improvements in technology have brought many benefits, one such benefit that was previously only available to the elite ath...
Carrying around more weight than you should is probably the biggest aggravating factor when it comes to experiencing knee pain as a result of arthritis. Losing even a small amount of weight will t...
If you have ever wondered why your knees ache after hiking a long distance, the answer lies both in the nature of pain and the anatomy of the knee. The knee is one of the most overworked parts of the ...
THE SKIER & SNOWBOARDER MAGAZINE, SPRING 1998THERE are two main ways for skiers and snowboarders to stay in shape for their next trip to the mountains.First is to stay aerobically fit and so car...
PROFESSIONAL CARE OF MOTHER AND CHILD, 2000Dear Editor, I was interested to read the article "Sports Injuries in Young Athletes Part 1" by Dr Kate Kerr (Professional Care of Mother & Child 1999;...
Benefits of Yoga for Health and Wellness The benefits of Yoga are numerous. It has both preventive and therapeutic benefits. And the most important benefits of yoga are physical and mental benefits to...
Not surprisingly, people with strong trunk muscles and well conditioned leg and hip muscles are less likely to develop back pain and injuries than people with weak or poorly conditioned muscles....
It is pain in the butt quite literally. It can also be a pain in the hip, the thigh, the lower leg, or even the foot. In fact, the condition known as sciatica can send pain shooting anywhere in yo...