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Ever wonder if more pain during exercise is better? The answer is usually "no".
What about mild pain? In the case of shoulder exercises, this might not be a bad thing... as long as:
This presentation by pain researcher, Dr. Noor Abdal, summarizes and contextualizes some very powerful research findings about what really contributes to Back Pains (especially in women).
Some really great (and shocking!) highlights from Dr. Abdal's presentation:
I always ask my patients/clients about their sleep quality. It doesn't matter what is bringing you in (neck pain, back pain, rotator cuff surgery, knee replacement surgery, etc.), the ability to have restful sleep is priceless.
Simple tips I offer (depending on the individual) include:
Over the last 20 years of successfully rehabilitating people after their Joint Replacement Surgeries we have learned quite a bit about what it takes to get things right.
Here are 3 Things to keep in mind right after your Joint Replacement Surgery...
A new guideline for medical practitioners says they should recommend twice-weekly exercise to people with mild cognitive impairment to improve memory and thinking.
There's lots of talk about "burning more calories" by exercising more. That's only partially true. The reality is that our body burns a large share of calories by simply running on autopilot and staying warm. Some folks try to game the system and exercise in the cold.
"The overarching message of this year’s exercise-related science was that physical activity, in almost any form and amount, changes the arc of our lives."
"Clearly, improvement in MS symptoms that seems related to exercise is reason to continue recommending physical activity for this condition. Supervised exercise may be helpful, with little chance of causing serious side effects. I think that in the future we will see more and more research into non-medication treatments of MS and other chronic diseases."
So the key to using a happy smile to make you a better runner, he says, may be to grin sincerely and often near a race’s end, but in 30-second bursts, rather than continuously.