What is an intervertebral disc?
Both a bulging disc and an herniated disc are conditions that affect the intervertebral disc. The intervetebral disc is a spongy, oval-shaped “shock absorber” that is located between vertebrae. Discs cushion the vertebrae, contribute to flexibility and help [...]
When glute kickbacks work your back and not your glutes
The cable glute kickbacks are an exercise commonly used to develop or strengthen the glutes, the problem is usually people perform the exercise wrong are actually overworking their lower back. Your glute max muscle is the main muscle that [...]
Metatarsalgia and Metatarsal stress fractures
Metatarsal injuries are common in activities that involve running and jumping. Metatarsalgia is a condition in which the ball of your foot becomes painful and inflamed due to the bruising of the bones themselves.
Metatarsal stress fractures [...]
The average office worker spends approximately 10 hours per day sitting. Ten. If you work at a desk and typically sit for extended periods of time during the day, you are familiar with that uncomfortable, hunched over look that most of the older employees have. You know the ones, complaining of [...]
Exercises for runners
Runners are much more likely than the general population to suffer short-term injuries, such as sprains, strains, and stress fractures. In the United States the annual injury rate of recreational runners is close to 50%. Also, nearly 70% of injured runners will be [...]