Category Archives: Muscle Health

Nordic hamstring exercises and why you need them

Eccen­tric train­ing of the ham­strings with Nordic ham­string curls reduces the inci­dence of ham­string injuries. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Weight training and bone density

Weight train­ing is an essen­tial part of a pro­gram to main­tain mus­cle mass and pre­vent fragili­ty frac­tures. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Tendon Problems and Your Brain

The brain is invari­ably involved in chron­ic ten­don prob­lems, and cre­ative treat­ment solu­tions are need­ed. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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My Brother-In-Law Keeps a Supply in His Golf Bag

Using NSAID’s to alle­vi­ate the pain of mus­cle and ten­don injuries will get you back onto the field of play soon­er but may lead to poor­er results in the long run. Here are some alter­na­tives.… Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Guest Article: Four Types of Shin Splints and Their Causes

Chris Mal­lac describes dif­fer­ent caus­es of shin splints and how to respond to each vari­ety. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Don’t Let Your Healing Get Stuck Between Second and Third Gear

Trans­verse fric­tion mas­sage is one of sev­er­al meth­ods that can jump-start your heal­ing when you have a nag­ging, chron­ic prob­lem. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Which Exercise Builds the Most Muscle Mass the Quickest?

The ben­e­fits of the squat exer­cise for devel­op­ing mus­cle mass and prac­tic­ing align­ment con­trol. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Latest Research Wrap-Up

Recent research gath­ered from a vari­ety of med­ical jour­nals. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Tendonitis Symptoms and Our New Knowledge Base

As our sci­en­tif­ic knowl­edge of ten­don prob­lems grows, chi­ro­prac­tic prin­ci­ples of treat­ment are prov­ing effec­tive. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Pain Relief Patches and Gels

The vari­ety of pain gels and patch­es can be bewil­der­ing. Here are the sev­en main types. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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