Monthly Archives: October 2018

What Is Pain Science?

On or facebook group last week I was asking what people might be interested in for content. Someone responded more about pain science. Here is a link to the group if you are interested in checking it out.  Eagle County … Continue reading

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Natural Medicine.

When people are recovering from pain or an injury, most people want to know what to do to make things move a bit faster. I like to touch on all aspects of the biopsychosocial aspects of health when we talk … Continue reading

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How Bad Is Not Exercising?

  An interesting article about research into exercise. We know that exercise helps us mentally and physically in all kinds of ways. This research shows how harmful not exercising regularly can be on your heart. Long term issues at higher … Continue reading

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Non-Physical Load Tolerance And A Full Cup

A while back, I posted on load tolerance. Load tolerance is the capacity our body has to handle a certain amount of force without breaking down or having pain. How much can you lift. How far can you run. How long … Continue reading

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Hip Pain, culture, words and fragility

Last week I wrote a post about exercise after 50, which was inspired by a poor article by Reader’s Digest about how not to exercise and their correction. This week an article was published in Runner’s World about hip pain which also … Continue reading

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Patient Question Friday. Knee Pain

  I am going to start a regular patient question answer thing here on Fridays. I will take any questions if you have them, just post in the comments or email them in. Or I will take questions from people … Continue reading

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Exercise Past 50?

Recently there was an article going around social media about what exercise you shouldn’t do past 50. I am not going to link it, since it was ridiculous. Telling people we shouldn’t run, dead lift, squat, or do push ups … Continue reading

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How Long Does It Take

Many people with nagging running or other athletic injuries underestimate how long things take to get better sometimes. If we aren’t realistic with healing times, it can lead to a difficult recovery. We chase a “quick fix” that may not … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Reduce Neck Pain at Work

I am lucky. I get this view in one form or another every day on my way to work. But for some people going to work means neck pain. Sometimes we get neck pain from being on our bike, but … Continue reading

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Ski Injury Prevention

This weekend winter really hit in the high country. Wolf Creek opened the lifts and, I am sure Arapahoe Basin and Loveland will sure be soon too follow. Hopefully, you are working on your conditioning as skiing will be happening … Continue reading

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