Happy Feet

Think about it. The foot contains 26 bones and 33 joints – plus 126 ligaments, muscles and tendons. This architectural wonder absorbs a daily beating. Look at simple walking. Only one mile produces an equivalent of 127,000 pounds – to each foot. In a lifetime the average foot travels about 115,000 miles. Wow! And,...

Seasonal Muscle Soreness

As appears in Total Wellness Newsletter Remember how sore your arms get from the first bout of raking leaves in the fall or how stiff your back gets after shoveling snow following the first big storm. The scientific term for this form of muscle distress is delayed onset muscle soreness . It starts about...

The Biomechanics of Muscle Nutrition

By Dr. Andrew S. Bonci Research Director for the Sport Biomechanics Laboratory The biomechanics of muscle nutrition expands our present understanding of high performance sports nutrition and muscle biomechanics. The research currently being done in nutritional biomechanics centers around biomechanical lesions in muscle called barrier trigger points. It is well established that barrier trigger...

Conquer Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow is medically referred to as lateral epicondylitis. This condition relates to an inflammation of the tissues adjoining the lateral epicondyle of the humerus, being located on the outside portion of the elbow. The major site of inflammation is the tendon and its surrounding sheath. The hallmark of tendinitis is disruption and malalignment...

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