Undeterred from running by the coronavirus pandemic? As long as you pay attention to social distancing rules, knock yourself out!
But what if you sprain your ankle? You may have even less enthusiasm than normal to go see your doctor.
Some foot and ankle injuries don’t require a doctor. [...] Read More
What is the Arterial Brachial Index (ABI) Test?
Also called the “ankle brachial index,” what is ABI and why should you care about it?
Put simply, it’s a quick test doctors do to check your blood flow and see if you have peripheral artery disease (PAD). PAD can cause pain in your legs or feet and increase your risk of heart attack and [...] Read More
COVID-19 is a respiratory illness but has several signs and symptoms that have been reported, including but not limited to fever, dry cough, diarrhea, headache, loss of smell and taste, muscle ache, and fatigue. However, most recently there seems to be another finding that presents in the lower [...] Read More
Outside Running Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Is it safe? Is there a protocol? There are several questions and concerns that have surfaced on how to run outside safely.
Here are a few recommendations to consider:
First of all, the probability of contracting the virus is significantly low, but not zero. You want to maintain a safe [...] Read More
New Study Shows Fast Walking May Predict Your Future Health
As astonishing as the title of this post sounds, it’s absolutely not a joke at all.
A new study published by Line Jee Hartmann Rasmussen et. al. found that slow walkers demonstrate accelerated brain aging at 45 when compared to faster walkers.
To get the data, Dr. Rasmussen studied 904 [...] Read More
New Research from Duke University Shows You Can Regrow Cartilage
We’ve had a busy month here with some fascinating new research from highly credible sources.
And in this case, Duke University recently published research in ScienceAdvances which found that humans do in fact have some ability to regrow cartilage.
The implication is that new medical [...] Read More
A Simple and Effective Plan for Keeping Your Feet and Ankles Healthy in 2020
Excess weight places higher stress on your feet and ankles. And, you know how it puts you at risk for diabetes and heart disease (the leading killer of both men and women in the United States).
But eating healthy can be hard if you’re used to it. So, how do you get yourself to eat healthy [...] Read More
Benefits of Full Spectrum CBD with Peppermint
Why would you choose peppermint-flavored CBD if you had it available?
Simple: peppermint tastes delicious and makes CBD easier to consume, while also possibly giving you additional health benefits.
You’ll feel a lot more comfortable consuming peppermint CBD all by itself. You might also [...] Read More
Why Does Your Pinky Toe Hurt?
It may be small, but your pinky toe will certainly let you know when it hurts.
And if it does hurt, why might that be?
There’s four potential things that could be going on:
1. You Broke It
Your pinky toe frequently makes pain out to be much more intense than the real problem [...] Read More
What Causes Pain in Your Pinky Toe?
It may be the smallest toe on your foot, but when it hurts, you sure notice it.
Small as it is, your pinky toe and bones leading to it are one of the most common places for foot injuries. The pinky toe can even be especially problematic for athletes.
What could possibly go wrong with your [...] Read More
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