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Omega 3’s as an Anti-Inflammatory

I recommend almost all my patients take Omega 3.  They get a lot of press and most people have heard of them.  I am not going to reinvent the wheel and tell you every benefit of Omega 3’s (there are a lot!).  There is  a lot of good information about Omega 3s on the web and elsewhere. Inflammation …

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Kinesio Tape – An Effective Drug Free Alternative to Healing Injury

      Kinesio Tape is an effective drug-free treatment for a wide variety of muscular ailments designed to reduce pain and speed healing.  Kinesio tape is a latex-free cotton fiber tape that may be stretched over an injured area.  When  musculature is damaged, the body often responds with swelling.  This swelling, while intended as …

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Injury Prevention

This past weekend, I injured myself running.  You would think that I would know better, but I fall prey to the same bad habits as anyone else.  While I will recover from my injury in a week or so with no ill effects, I will miss some of my normal training this week.   I …

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Effective Relief for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome without Drugs or Surgery!

Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by compression of the median nerve at the wrist as it passes through the carpal tunnel, a narrow passageway at the base of the hand.  Symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome can vary from intermittent numbness and tingling in the first three to four digits of the hand; sharp electrical pain …

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Effective Treatments for Shin Splints

Shin splints are also known as medial tibial stress syndrome. Shin splints is a condition characterized by pain in the lower leg brought on by running or other athletic activity. It can also be caused or exacerbated by ill-fitting or inadequate shoes past their prime. It is an injury that causes inflammation of the muscles in the …

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