Fibromyalgia Syndrome – A Professional Review

FMS Q&A Q: What is Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS)? A: The condition can affect people in many different ways, however the major symptoms include diffuse muscular pain, ache, soreness and stiffness. Frequently waking during sleep and rising unrefreshed are companion symptoms. Memory loss and irritable bowel complaints are other symptoms that often accompany fibromyalgia syndrome....

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,...

Feeling Good . . . Is No Accident

Part 1 Nearly 80% of all pain syndromes originate in muscle. Thankfully, there is no pain in healthy muscle tissue. Also, healthy muscle can be stretched, contracted, twisted and compressed without pain or restriction. Management of healthy muscle requires an adequate pre-activity warm-up, stretch and cool-down period. This article features the warm-up and is...

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...

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...

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