Exercise Gadgets Galore: Beware

  LONG AGO WE walked to school, to work, to the store, library, playground, train, and to the bus. We used our bikes, scooters, skates, and sleds. And the weather didn’t matter. We ran, skipped, jumped rope, kicked the can, and played hop scotch. For the most...

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Ready, Set, Splash!

  BIKINI TIME! Or at the very least bathing suit time is upon us. And whether you walk, duck, run, jump or dive into that watery bliss, it is time to get ready. FIRST THE POOL If you have a pool, think about draining it before it gets too hot and then decorating...

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Ignaz Semmelweis and Jonas Salk

SEMMELWEIS AND SALK were two great men of vision, passion, and ideas – and as such were mocked and persecuted. Both played an important part in our world of today. The Cry and the Covenant, by Morton Thompson In 1850 Dr. Semmelweis saved lives with just three words:...

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Doorway Gym for Every Age

  STUCK AT HOME? Gym closed? Wondering how to get in shape or keep in shape? Wondering how to keep the kids busy and in shape? Homeschooling? In schooling? CONSIDER THE DOORWAY GYM. Advantages: Everyone has a doorway. Can be used by any age and ability. Easy to...

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Whiplash

  Lucky are those who escape a seemingly innocent fender bender or bumper thumper without a whiplash. Simply defined, whiplash is the injury resulting from a sudden force causing the head to go forward and backward – usually following a rear impact – while in a...

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The Knees Between

  THEY SAY “the legs go first.” The ‘’THEY SAYERS” are usually athletes and what “They” usually mean is that the knees hurt and no longer work the way they used to. Note the number of ‘They Sayers’ who star in TV commercials touting coppering, bracing,...

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The Gift of Pain Free Living

  CONSIDER GIFTING the Bonnie Prudden Self Help Starter Kit for pain-free living this holiday. Bonnie Prudden Myotherapy® treats muscle related pain such as back pain, headaches, knee, and shoulder pain. There are 640 muscles in the body, so it makes sense that...

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Trigger Finger

  TRIGGER FINGER is a condition in which one of your fingers or thumb gets stuck in a bent position. Your finger may bend or straighten with a snap – like a trigger being pulled and released. Trigger Finger, or in medicalese stenosing tenosynovitis, is said to...

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Why Walk?

  IT WAS HIPPOCRATES, considered to be the "Father of Western Medicine,” who said, “Walking is man’s best medicine.” Over many, many years there have been lots of proponents o f walking. Henry David Thoreau tells us in his book Walking, that he walked four hours...

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