Dehydration and Joint Pain

Dehydration and Joint Pain

Did you know that our bodies are approximately 60% water? That’s hard to wrap your head around! It’s difficult to imagine our seemingly solid bodies being over half water- I picture more of a jello consistency! So, what does this mean for our joints? Well,...
The Soleus: Muscle of the Month

The Soleus: Muscle of the Month

The Soleus Muscle… A largely unknown muscle in the calf that can cause pain in the low back, calf, ankle, and foot. Symptoms of soleus muscle issues can also include circulatory issues such as varicose veins and low blood pressure, ankle instability, cramping in...
Mover vs Stabilizer Muscles

Mover vs Stabilizer Muscles

Your body is composed of many different types of muscles with multiple roles in your everyday life. Your musculoskeletal system has 2 generic types or muscles: movers and stabilizers. In general, the movers are muscles that are primarily known for moving parts of your...
Heat or Ice: When Do You Use Them?

Heat or Ice: When Do You Use Them?

“Should I use heat or ice?” This is a question that I hear from patients almost everyday in the clinic. And the answer is not as simple as you would think. It is not only based on what will help the most, but also what the patient prefers. First,...

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