| Aug 10, 2011
Even before Eric Pihl pulls into TheraPET Wellness Center parking lot, his dog, Bonnie, climbs up from her lounging position in the back seat and eagerly looks out the window.
If only we all could get that excited about climbing on the treadmill to...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 10:55 AM
These days, gadgets that promote health and wellness are everywhere. Here are some that use technology to keep you feeling good in clever new ways. Some are designed to make everyday activities easier and more comfortable, others help you keep track of...
| Jun 15, 2008
I've come to love my inner fish. My inner worm, jellyfish and sponge too. And I can tell you exactly when I first recognized this infatuation: in September 2003, the year I was pressed into teaching human anatomy to first-year medical students at the...
| Nov 26, 2008
Tim Lammers, FOX 61 Sports
Avascular Necrosis (AVN) is a condition that affects an estimated 10,000 to 20,000 new people each year, worldwide.
It appears in the ends of the "long" bones of the body, bones such as the femur and...
| Jan 12, 2009
LETS MOVE TOGETHER CAMPAIGN TO STOP ARTHRITIS
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS ARTHRITIS IN KIDS:
Juvenile Arthritis At A Glance
Arthritis affects approximately one child in every 1,000 in a given year.
| Feb 12, 2009
Well, it seems I'm just moving from one challenge to another. As I wrote in my first blog, I feel like I have accomplished a major goal by re-wiring my thinking regarding nutrition. What I'm dealing with now is a whole new beast. The soreness in my feet...
| Apr 21, 2009
| 1:23 PM
Many people think of osteoarthritis--the most common form of arthritis--as a disease that afflicts only older adults. It's true that people under 40 rarely experience the painful, swollen joints that are its hallmark, but the condition usually develops...
| Jan 5, 2009
Gym memberships are something of a luxury these days. But without the usual suspects -- treadmills, elliptical trainers, cable machines and free weights -- is it easy to get a decent workout?
Absolutely. Just take your workout to the streets -- or the...
| Sep 1, 2008
If you're new to yoga, here's a way to modify the classic chair pose. Practice half-chair for a while before progressing to the more challenging full chair position. This gives you a chance to learn proper technique without developing bad habits.
| Sep 8, 2008
Practicing yoga can help restore your physical vitality and emotional balance. The various postures are powerful tools to strengthen and stretch your entire body at any age and fitness level. Here is a simple way to do downward facing dog if your back and...
| Sep 15, 2008
This exercise takes a classic yoga pose to a new level. If you're already familiar with downward facing dog and flexible enough to do it correctly, then challenge your body with this variation.
-- Karen Voight
Step 1 Beginning on your hands and knees,...
| Apr 7, 2008
The product: All sorts of painkillers can offer comfort to people with arthritis, but none of them can give new life to worn-out joints. If you've squandered your personal supply of cartilage in your knees or hips, a truckload of Aleve won't bring it...