August 23, 2019

Did you know that approximately 50% of all women experience back pain during pregnancy? Changes in a women's body during pregnancy can impact:

  • curvature of the spine
     

  • surrounding musculature
     

  • shifting the center of one's gravity
     

  • increase in cir...

Let's talk about the sympathetic nervous system. Ever give a presentation or public speech and you get sweaty palms/ pits, the hair on your back stands up, butterflies in your stomach and your mouth is so dry you can barely formulate words? This is your sympathetic ner...

June 21, 2019

Here's a great study! A study published in the Lancet (link below) estimated the impact poor diet has on the risk of death from heart disease, diabetes and certain cancers. Poor diet and malnutrition is the leading risk factor for death -- larger than tobacco use and h...

June 14, 2019

I'm a big fan of naps; pre-game naps, post game naps, midday naps, morning naps, lazy Sunday naps....you name it! A study presented by the American College of Cardiology (link below) found that midday naps can reduce blood pressure by as much as 3-5 mm Hg (or points on...

June 11, 2019

About 1 in 10 Americans have Diabetes. 90-95% of those cases have Type 2 Diabetes. Insulin is a hormone used by our body to regulate our blood sugar levels. In Type 2 Diabetes your body does not use insulin properly. When this occurs, blood sugar (glucose) builds up in...

March 25, 2019

It is no surprise how important sleep is for both the physical and psychological recovery and performance of an athlete. While certain interventions are not always possible due to demands of training, travel associated with competitions/ play and the 'athletic lifestyl...

March 18, 2019

Here’s an eye-opening study in regards to diabetes and tendinopathy. Individuals with diabetes had more than 3x the odds of tendinopahy compared to controls. Although there were no direct casual relationships, here are some proposed reasons:

  • Hyperglycemia associated...

March 11, 2019

Calling all coffee connoisseurs! ️ There have been many opinions highlighting the pros and cons of the effects coffee has on the human body. A study from Journal of Internal Medicine identifies metabolite changes in response to drinking coffee. 115 metabolites were sig...

March 4, 2019

Here’s an interesting study! During pulldowns, this study shows Latissimus Dorsi (Lats) are most strongly activated when elbows are below the shoulders and less activated when elbows are above the shoulders. The lower Trapezius (Traps) display the opposite. Why is this...

April 16, 2018

With the warm weather just around the corner, outside activities become more popular. Tennis elbow, a.k.a Lateral Epicondylitis, presents as pain on the outside of the elbow that arises from repetitive stress and overuse. Commonly seen in tennis players, Lateral Epicon...

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