Elbow Pain: Location and Vocation

Elbow Pain: Location and Vocation

Why does my elbow hurt? While there are many different causes for elbow pain, several of the most common etiologies can be elucidated with just two simple questions: 1) Where exactly does it hurt? 2) How do you spend your days? Let’s see how it works. Place your...
How Many Dietary Supplements Do You Take?

How Many Dietary Supplements Do You Take?

By Charlann Staab MSN, RNP, AGNP-BC  Studies suggest that about 70% of adults age 60 and older take at least one dietary supplement and 30% take at least four!  Do people who eat a balanced diet really need dietary supplements?   Sometimes! ...
SSMI CASE: Rotator Cuff Tear and Repair​

SSMI CASE: Rotator Cuff Tear and Repair​

55 y/o man reports with 3 weeks of right shoulder pain. He is a contractor and states he was lifting a piece of wood when he felt a sharp pain in his right shoulder. He relays minor aches and pains in his right shoulder over the last few years. Following a set of...
Foot Strike Patterns of Running​

Foot Strike Patterns of Running​

There are 3 classifications of foot strike patterns during running: rearfoot, midfoot, and forefoot striking. Each pattern refers to the part of the foot contacts the ground first while running. Prior to the advent of the modern running shoes in the 60’s, it was...
Zone Training for Metabolic Health​

Zone Training for Metabolic Health​

If you are a competitive cyclist, you have heard of zone training and used some form of it during your training. However, if you are the average weekend warrior, or just starting your first training program, zone training might be something new that is worth...