Long Distance Running and Injuries

Having completed my first and probably last marathon, I had the first hand opportunity to observe many types of injuries during a long distance run. I will be covering the first two long distance running injuries in this blog. Shin splints This problem typically occurs during repetitive motions such as running, walking, and cycling. It […]

Reducing Inflammation

This week I had a lot of patients who were unable to take anti-inflammatory medications due to one reason or another. Some had peptic ulcers, some had interactions with other medications that they were currently taking, and some had tried them before and developed nausea. Anti-inflammatory medications (ibuprofen, aleve, etc) are very harsh on the […]