Category Archives: Body Science
Patellofemoral Exercises Patellofemoral syndrome is pain at the front of your knee, around your kneecap (patella). Sometimes called “runner’s knee,” it’s more common in people who participate in sports that involve running and jumping. Pain usually causes a dull, aching pain in the front of your knee. This pain can be aggravated when you walk […]
Lower Back Exercises Chronic low back pain is pain, muscle tension, or stiffness localized below the coastal margin and above the inferior gluteal folds, with or without sciatica, and is defined as chronic when it persists for 12 or more weeks. Pain is described as dull or achy in the lower back, stinging/burning pain that moves from the low […]
Ankle Exercises Chronic Ankle instability is a condition characterized by a recurring “giving way” of the lateral (outer ) side of the ankle. This condition often develops after repeated ankle sprains. Usually the “giving way” occurs while walking or doing other activities, but it can also happen when you’re just standing.
Upper Crossed Syndrome Exercises Upper crossed syndrome (UCS) occurs when the muscles in the neck, shoulders, and chest become deformed, usually as a result of poor posture. Some symptoms are headache, neck pain, strain in the back of the neck and often weakness. You may also experience pain in the upper back, sore shoulder blades, […]
Shoulder Impingement Exercises Shoulder impingement is a condition where your shoulder’s rotator cuff tendons are intermittently trapped and compressed during movements. This causes injury to the shoulder tendons and bursa resulting in pain during movements of the shoulder. Some symptoms are minor but more serious symptoms result in constant pain in your arm, pain that goes from the […]
Human Growth Hormone(hGH) What is it? Human growth hormone (hGH) is a protein that is produced and stored within the pituitary gland, a part of the brain. It goes into the blood in pulses, resulting in fluctuating blood levels. Levels may be affected by age, gender, sleep, physical activity, stress, fever, steroids and environmental […]
Concussion Management With schools starting back up and athletics getting in gear, keeping our youth athletes safe while having fun is the primary goal. Fundamental safety measures include a thorough health screening and evaluation by a licensed medical expert. Primary prevention involves finding and addressing potential health issues before injury or illness occurs. Optimizing the […]
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Body Weight Training There are many individuals looking to get fit and are not sure how to. Society is under the impression that you need to join a gym and get a trainer. Yes, those are helpful but are not necessary. There are many exercises you can do on your own that are weight bearing […]