By Cheryl McCarthy
Have you found yourself becoming completely absorbed with an activity only to realize the next day that it had left you with pain, numbness and weakness in the wrist or hand?
Have you awakened in the middle of the night with intense wrist discomfort?
You could have carpal tunnel syndrome, or CTS. CTS is defined as compression of the median nerve in the area of the wrist called the carpal tunnel. Continue reading
By Walter Urban
I have been training for more than 17 years and over this time I have come to emphasize and value the need to surround myself with a “core” support team who embraces and encourages my effort to maximize my progress and longevity in fitness.
By Angela Quinn
These days many people are looking for an alternative to medication for dealing with painful physical conditions.
The use of pain medication is very useful for getting a person through a period of severe or acute pain, but is not always successful at getting to and eliminating the underlying cause of pain. For many people, pain results from or is exacerbated by underlying causes such as decreased range of motion, nerve impingement, weakened muscle groups, stiff joints, poor posture and body alignment.
There are many types of pain and inflammation that can be reduced through the addition of physical therapy. Continue reading
By Marie McAden
It’s a sobering fact: the No. 1 risk factor for breast cancer is simply being female.
According to the National Cancer Institute, a woman born today in the United States has about a 1 in 8 chance of being diagnosed with breast cancer some time during her life. Continue reading