Knee Pain in Sports Injury How do I treat a knee pain? Typically I find knee pain pretty easy to work with because the limited planes that the knee works in. There are also several muscles that have to support the function of the knee. Any dysfunction of these muscles can result in knee pain. First, we need to rule out major soft tissue or ligamentous injuries, i.e. no major tears in the meniscus, anterior/posterior cruciate ligaments, medial and collateral ligaments. This can be done via orthopedic testing and if necessary and MRI. How does Applied Kinesiology help knee pain? In our office, after assessing the magnitude of the knee injury, if appropriate [...]
Hi, I wanted to talk to you about some exercises for back pain that I give my patients on a regular basis, to improve their spinal flexibility. They are good especially for the lumbar spine and thoracic spine, as well as the cervical spine. There are 2 basic exercises that I have found particularly useful: Down Dog into Up Dog and a modified Camel Pose. Down Dog into Up Dog You want to perform 11 repetitions 2 times per day. You start on all fours, with your hands, knees and feet at shoulder’s width apart. While keeping the arms straight (but not hyper-extended) look towards your knees as you raise your butt into the [...]
How to Walk with Better Posture There are numerous tricks to walk with better posture, so here's one of the simplest things you can do to improve your posture when walking. The first thing to realize is what you may be doing incorrectly in the first place. The Pull of Gravity Walking Most of us don't realize that we tend to fall into our step. We let gravity pull us forward but it also pulls us down into the ground as we fall into our step. This makes for a very heavy step, more shock going into the legs and the low back for that matter. We start to hunch forward from our head [...]
New York Times Biggest Loser Weight Loss Controversy. Contests regaining all the weight they lost and more! Why does their metabolism slow down from this type of dieting? Why You Can't Lose Weight on a Diet You may have read how diets cause people's metabolism to slow down causing them to gain more weight easily. So what's the deal? It has been recognized for sometime that diets like Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig to name a few fall short when it comes to maintaining an effective metabolism post-diet. One reason is that just a low calorie diet results in not only fat loss but muscle loss as well. Muscle is an important part of [...]
Feeling lighter as you walk
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Healing through chakra opening yoga exercises from the book "The Ancient Secrets of the Fountain of Youth".