Injury

Dec 28

Stay on Track: The Backup Plan

You’ve joined the gym.  You hung the inspirational photos up, bought the food, told your friends and planned out your month.  “I’m gonna do this,” you told yourself.  Inevitably, a circumstance presents itself and your plans go by the wayside.   Below are some examples of how life gets in the way:

a family member gets sick…

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Dec 08

Hanging on for dear life

In the gym, have you ever noticed the dude on the treadmill with the incline crazy-jacked all the way up to the max?  He’s white-knuckling the top of the machine for dear life!  I can’t help but do a ‘gawker slowdown’ as I pass by…all I wanna do is pull the damn electrical cord out of the wall!  What’s he doing?!  Certainly…

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Sep 15

Foot Schmoot. Work it out!

I had minor foot surgery Monday. Bad timing all around, since I’m just getting back from a 3-week hiatus and September is an important month in my line of work. However, in my book there never is a good time for foot surgery. Just get it done.
So, I had it done and I’m in a lot of pain. Each step I take literally sends shocks up my leg (my nerves were involved).…

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Aug 18

My foot!

Whenever my clients get injured, whether it’s because they slept wrong, twisted their ankle wearing hooker heels or hurt their knee playing a rough game of tennis, I typically give the same advice:
REST, ICE, COMPRESS & ELEVATE

Yet, when I get injured, I have the hardest time following my advice. Last Sunday, I ran a half-marathon and have been limping…

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