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Pinched Nerve in Hip: Causes, Treatments, & How to Find Relief

Experiencing a pinched nerve in your hip can often be excruciating for people. The nerves in our hips help us do simple activities like walking, running, jumping, and sitting. So, when the nerves are compressed or “pinched,” it takes a toll on our everyday lives and makes the most basic tasks extremely uncomfortable. If you’re … Read more

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10 Best Resistance Band Exercises For Belly Fat

As a former professional athlete and hardcore weightlifter, I have found a new respect for resistance band exercises for belly fat and their ability to produce results. There are several different types of bands with multiple uses, with new bands emerging year after year.  There are the tubed bands with handles, flat-ended rubber bands, heavy-duty … Read more

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Do CBD Topicals Work For Pain?

CBD oil is becoming increasingly popular in a wide range of products, from food and drinks to oral medications and topical creams and ointments. However, are CBD topicals really effective for the management of pain? Here’s what you need to know about the different types of CBD topicals and how they may affect and control … Read more

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How To Donate Hair To Kids With Cancer

Charitable people donate millions of dollars to cancer treatment each year. But if you’ve got a head full of long, luxurious locks, there’s another way you can meaningfully help cancer patients. Learn how to donate hair to cancer and make a significant impact on someone’s life.  For more than 30 years, people have been donating … Read more

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9 Different Types of Stretching For Increasing Muscle Flexibility

Short and simple: stretching improves flexibility. And flexibility enhances performance, reduces injury risk, and promotes healing. But did you know there are different ways to stretch to meet specific goals? I’ll explain nine popular types of stretching and offer advice on getting the most out of your stretch.  The Benefits of Stretching Any athlete knows … Read more

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Strength Training For Women Over 50: The Complete Guide

Whether you are a woman that has just started to workout, or have worked out all your life, your 50 year old body requires different nutrition and exercise than when you were in your 20’s, 30’s and 40’s. And while everyone’s body is different, there are many foundational similarities that it needs for optimal performance, … Read more

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How to Heal a Sprained Ankle Fast at Home

Ankle sprains are common in athletes, but that doesn’t mean they’re not serious.  An ankle injury can take you out of the game for a week or more if not treated properly. Get back on your feet faster by following these treatment tips for healing a sprained ankle ASAP. Sprained ankles make up about a … Read more

Is Walking Good For Plantar Fasciitis?

Is Walking Good For Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis can get in the way of everyday activity. When you feel that sharp pain in the bottom of your foot and heel sitting down is the only thing that seems to help. But many people who suffer from foot issues still want to be active. Patients often ask me if it’s okay to … Read more

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Is A Sports Medicine Career Right For You?

You’re watching your favorite American college football team on TV Saturday night. It’s the fourth quarter, third down, and two yards to go. The ball is hiked and handed off to the running back who makes the first down! Unfortunately, he’s tackled by two players on the opposing team. When the play is whistled dead, … Read more

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