Knee pain when running affects 25% of runners. Despite the high prevalence, identifying the cause has been difficult, and therefore determining the correct treatment has been challenging.
When I was in chiropractic college in the late 1980’s, the cause was thought to be the patella – the knee cap – riding too far to the . . . → Read More: Causes and Treatments for Knee Pain When Running
Life is stressful.
The first of the “Four Noble Truths” spoken of by the Buddha, “Life is suffering.” Modern life offers us the opportunity to experience suffering in the form of stress and anxiety. Even in the idyllic beach city of Santa Cruz, life’s stressors are palpable: traffic, work, children and school. Regardless of our . . . → Read More: How Yoga Can Help Retrain Your Reaction to Stress
In Santa Cruz we are in love with our exercises, whether it is our yoga class, zumba, weight training, or our ½ marathons, hiking, surfing, tennis or golf. We get around by bicycle, walking, and skateboarding. These are the most common reasons patients come in to see me when they hurt. They want to get . . . → Read More: Get Back to the Exercise You Love in Santa Cruz!
Let’s talk about pillows — the ones you use for sleeping. Each of us has our own special preferences about our pillows — what works for one person doesn’t help another.
Some patients have asked me about which pillow I recommend as a chiropractor.
I’m going to pass on some information I received from several . . . → Read More: Choosing a Good Chiropractic Pillow in Santa Cruz