How to Modify Your Road Training Regimen for Winter

Winter can really put a crimp in many people’s fitness regimen. Combined with holiday foods and sweets and the mammal’s seeming compulsion to add some layers of fat for the season, winter inactivity can have an adverse effect on a person’s health, and is very likely to make an ordeal out of the work of resuming sports, fitness and outdoor activity when the calendar turns back toward spring.

2018-08-07T15:30:07-05:00August 16th, 2019|General|Comments Off on How to Modify Your Road Training Regimen for Winter

Cervical Foraminotomy

A foraminotomy is a surgical procedure performed to relieve pressure on spinal nerves as they exit the spine through an opening known as the foramen.

2018-08-07T15:25:37-05:00July 26th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Cervical Foraminotomy

Sciatica

Sciatica is a condition that occurs when nerve roots are compressed or irritated in the area of the spine located in the lower back. This condition is also called lumbar radiculopathy.

2018-08-07T15:21:30-05:00July 21st, 2019|General|Comments Off on Sciatica

Mustard Rubbed Roast Pork Loin

A great way to welcome hot Summer weather, this savory pork roast goes great with mashed potatoes or baked sweet potatoes, and snap beans or asparagus.

2018-08-07T15:17:51-05:00July 16th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Mustard Rubbed Roast Pork Loin

Throwing Injuries

The elbow joint undergoes a lot of stress when throwing motions are repeated without alloting the proper time for healing and rest.

2018-08-07T15:13:54-05:00July 11th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Throwing Injuries

Does Cracking My Back Cause Permanent Harm?

Are you wondering if you’re doing more harm than good when you crack your back? If so, you’re not alone. Thousands, if not millions, of people routinely ask themselves or their health care providers the same question.

2018-08-07T15:13:02-05:00July 6th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Does Cracking My Back Cause Permanent Harm?

Where Back Pain Begins

Vertebral discs separate the vertebrae in your spine, acting as shock absorbers for the spinal column by providing a cushion between the vertebrae.

2018-08-07T15:11:28-05:00July 1st, 2019|General|Comments Off on Where Back Pain Begins

Anterior and Posterior Scoliosis Surgery

Surgeons usually use one of two ways to approach the spine: from the anterior, or front, or from the posterior, or back. Surgeons use the anterior approach when the operation is performed through the chest wall. In the posterior approach, the spine is reached through the patient's back.

2018-08-07T15:09:11-05:00June 26th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Anterior and Posterior Scoliosis Surgery

Congenital Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a musculoskeletal disorder that adversely affects the shape of the spine (backbone). A scoliotic spine (when viewed from behind) will not be straight and may instead look like the letter "C" or "S", due to a side-to-side (right-to-left) curvature.

2018-08-07T15:06:43-05:00June 21st, 2019|General|Comments Off on Congenital Scoliosis