Thank you Grand Rounds 3.48
Thank you Med-Source for hosting Grand Rounds 3.48, a collection of the week's best medical posts.Med-Source recommended that people with back pain read the Fitness Fixer post Prevent Back Surgery.
Fast Fitness - Stronger Arms and Chest, and Core, Hip, and Leg Stability With A Friend
Here is Friday Fast Fitness - strengthen inner legs, thighs, arms, and core, while practicing neutral spine with a friend. More exercise than putting hands up on a bench or exercise ball.My students Johanna (1) and Diana (2) demonstrate the beginn...
Thaipusam - Exercise of Body and Spirit
At the end of January, I posted about the celebration of Thaipusam. Readers have been e-mailing, asking for photos and stories about our work there studying the devotional piercing, and the medicines, exercises, and nutrition practices done to pre...
Fast Fitness - Stabilization During Speed and Directional Change
Here is Friday Fast Fitness - a fun, real-body skill to improve stabilizing your spine, knee, ankle, and foot (and hopefully everywhere else with good positioning) while having fun.Have a pillow fight standing on one foot:When one partner has to t...
Not Old for the Olympics Part I
The 2008 US Olympic swimming trials were held June 29 to July 6 in Omaha, Nebraska, photo at left. New world records were set, including by a swimmer that the news likes to call old. Dara Torres is 41, not old for an athlete.Swimming is the Olympi...
Swimming and Pulmonary Edema Part I
Reader Katharine asked:"I am an Ironman Triathlete and have recently experienced symptoms of swimming induced pulmonary edema on two occasions this year and am trying to find as much information about this condition as possible. I have a backgrou...
After School Trapeze Arts is Good Exercise
My mother is a Russian circus teacher. We recently went with her to a recital of a neighbor who teaches elementary trapeze arts. The performers, age about 10 to a women in her 50s, were having fun moving and pulling themselves up and down ropes, s...
Thank You Grand Rounds Profit In Medicine
Thank you EdwinLeap.com for hosting Grand Rounds January 6th and including my post Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Surgery Unnecessaryin the list of the best medical posts of last week.On the web, Grand Rounds is a list of posts that the host spe...
Thank You Grand Rounds LIVE - First Combination Webcast and Print Version
Thank you Doc Gurley - Posts from an Insane Healthcare System for hosting this week's Grand Rounds and including my post Do Military Chants Help Running? - The Jody Calls.On the web, Grand Rounds is a collection of the best on-line medical posts f...
Overlooked Ab Muscles in Overhead Lifts
The cheerleaders in the photo at right are letting their lower spine overarch.Their hip tilts forward in front and sticks out in back.It is an unhealthy, pain-producing spine position.Can you see it?Can you see it better nowwith arrows showing the...