Pain that lasts past this time period may be a sign that the pain is actually blocking your ability to make gains...
While surgery used to be the primary course of treatment, research suggests that surgery is no longer the only viable option. In fact, recent studies suggest that physical therapy and exercise can be very effective in treating low back pain.
Four months ago, I tried a calisthenics workout for the first time, and it completely changed my life. I haven’t been to my gym since, and I have never felt stronger and more balanced.
While my schedule is busy, this time of year I always seem to make time for football. Some of you might feel the same. Rather than eating pizza and wings while throwing back a few cold ones, give this a try...
SIJ pain presents itself as a sharp pain on one side of the tailbone. It is most commonly aggravated by activities that involve standing on one leg, such as walking, climbing the stairs, getting into/out of the car, and putting on shoes/pants.
Many times, these medications stop working all together. A common misconception in everyday aches and pains is that the cause must be inflammation.
Clinically, biceps tendonitis patients will be present with a rounded shoulder posture that will decrease the available space for the humeral head (upper arm bone) to move within the glenohumeral (shoulder) joint. This can create friction along the biceps tendon, which can be irritated by repetitive movements (throwing a baseball or performing an overhead press).
The glutes and core are your keystone of running stability. They support the back, provide power, speed, and endurance, and decrease stress at the joints of the lower body.
Studies have shown that weakness in the hips have a direct corrrelation with knee pain, shin pain, hip pain, ankle pain, and low back pain. Restrictions in the hips can even be responsible for shoulder and elbow pain!
So what does the concept of the kinetic chain have to do with your health and understanding of musculoskeletal injuries? Simply put, this concept helps inform us that joints in the body can cause dysfunction elsewhere in the body.