Many athletes accept the fallacy that knee pain is the inevitable cost of running. While it is true that running places a great amount of force on the knee joint, it isn’t always the impact that causes pain. Believe it or not, running actually strengthens the knee joint and the surrounding bones. Have you heard of Wolff’s…

The shoulder is one of the most complex joints in the human body. The many tendons, ligaments, and muscles that hold it together give it an incredible range of motion. Unfortunately, this freedom of motion makes it the most unstable joint in the body. As tendons are stretched during movement, they can be rubbed and pinched…

“The bad news is time flies, the good news is you’re the pilot” -Michael Shulter If you – like millions of Americans – experience chronic low-back pain or pain that shoots down the buttocks while bending forward or exercising, you may have what is known as a herniated disc. Exercising with a herniated disc can…

“The key ingredient for success in life is the discipline of mind and body. Setting goals and making sure they are accomplished builds discipline. Whatever goal I set for myself, I will first get a mental image in my mind of exactly what it is I want to achieve, then I will be determined and…

Back pain affects more than 3 million Americans a year and can range from a minor nuisance to a major lifestyle disruption. Though many depend on pain medications and even turn to surgery as treatments, effective relief can also be achieved through physical therapy. Many studies have shown that physical therapy can mimic the results…

Having a bad knee is the worst! Unfortunately, knee pain is extremely common, making many limb and hobble through life. There are approximately 300,000 knee replacements performed annually. If you want to stay away from the knife and foreign implantation in your 50s, 40s, 30s, and even worse in your 10s, building a strong, healthy…