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Keeping Your Joints Healthy

February 14th, 2014

Your body has over 230 individual joints (many more if you get really technical about it). Each one of these joints are fairly simply constructed – two cartilage capped bone ends, bathed in protective and lubricating synovial fluid, wrapped in a connective tissue bag called a joint capsule – that’s it! Keeping these simple structures …

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IT Band Syndrome

November 8th, 2011

If you’ve been an active runner for an extended period of time you have likely experienced bouts of lateral (outside) knee pain at some point in your career.  The chances are also pretty high that the pain you were experience was caused by a tight iliotibial band (ITB). Ilio-wha? Yeah, I know, more anatomical jargon.  …

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Low Level Light Therapy (aka Cold Laser)

July 29th, 2011

Physicians of all backgrounds throughout time have recognized the healing power of light.  Things like the implementation of sun rooms in hospitals to personal light boxes have been used to effectively treat diseases from tuberculosis to depression.  New technologies have been developed over the years to harness the power of different wavelengths of light to …

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