Degeneration is normal and not always a problem…

You know, progress at times can be a double edged sword. Probably the best example of this would be the effects we can observe from all the progress in technology we have had in the last 150 years. In the case of our bodies, progress in western medicines understanding of the inner workings of our … Continue reading Degeneration is normal and not always a problem…

You are built to compensate…in some very predictable ways

A little over a decade ago a book came out that not only had a catchy title, but it also made some compelling arguments that questioned a lot of common assumptions around both shoe wear, and the limits of the human body as it relates to endurance. It was called "Born to Run", and while … Continue reading You are built to compensate…in some very predictable ways

What gardening can teach us about our bodies…

During the warmer months here in New England, a lot of us tend to enjoy getting our hands dirty in the garden… and with that at times comes aches and pains from all the prolonged awkwardness that gardening seems to ask for. After all, it is not like it is very realistic to expect anyone … Continue reading What gardening can teach us about our bodies…

Why some find it so hard to change their posture…

When you read or hear the term Bad Posture, what comes to mind? Likewise, what comes to mind when you read or hear the term Good Posture? There are few concepts that have as much social pressure, and with it social power as Posture. Despite that, it is probably one of the more misunderstood concepts … Continue reading Why some find it so hard to change their posture…

How to fix wrist pain with weight bearing and weightlifting

With wrist pain there are often some very simple underlying factors that are feeding into the problem, and if they are addressed a chunk of the time the wrist pain is sharply reduced. If not eliminated…

Elbow Pain Simple Solutions

Regardless of the season here in New England, a lot of folks end up at times doing some pretty hefty work taking care of house and home. Perhaps your yard or house, if you have one, is a little like mine. In the fall there is often some pretty significant leaf clean up, in the … Continue reading Elbow Pain Simple Solutions

Stop searching for the perfect chair

If you are like most folks, your days and weeks involve an enormous amount tasks that have one major thing in common. Sitting. We sure do tend to do a lot of it these days don't we? We sit to work, sit to travel, sit to eat, sit to be entertained, sit to relax, sit … Continue reading Stop searching for the perfect chair