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What do knee pain, back pain and a previously frozen shoulder have in common?

What do knee pain, back pain and a previously frozen shoulder have in common? She called our office saying that one of her tennis partners recommended her and her right-sided knee pain was preventing her from playing tennis on a regular basis. While she had back problems in the past, a fall about a year and a half ago began a long journey into knee pain, back pain, sciatic pain on her left side and she reported that years ago, she had a frozen shoulder on the right side that improved with three months of physical therapy, but she reports Read More »

Restless leg syndrome linked to physical function says the Huffington Post. Did they finally read Dr. C’s book Cheating Mother Nature?

Restless leg syndrome linked to physical function says the Huffington Post. Did they finally read Dr. C’s book Cheating Mother Nature? The Huffington Post recently posted an article regarding restless leg syndrome and the link to physical ailments. The book Cheating Mother Nature, what you need to know to beat chronic pain contains a chapter devoted to the problem of sacroiliac dysfunction and why it causes the effect of restless legs. In their report, they noted that people who experience restless leg syndrome are likely to”experience problems with daily physical tasks, such as climbing stairs, lifting groceries, and walking relatively Read More »

Runners do not get knee arthritis, says the NY Times; what you need to know

Runners do not get knee arthritis, says the NY Times; what you need to know Do some runners have bad knees? Some do, however, there is growing evidence to show it is not running that harms the knees. Body mechanics plays a large part in whether people develop knee problems says Dr. Charschan. “While running may make those body mechanics feel worsen, it is not the running itself that causes the problems in the knees, but rather the body style, asymmetry, foot over pronation and other mechanical aberration’s that cause the problem in the persons knees; running just exacerbates that Read More »