Beijing Olympics & Martial Arts Class Teach Common Sense Cooperation
The opening ceremonies of the Beijing Summer Olympics were a quiet, powerful reminder of mutual cooperation as path to strength, beauty, and peace. Thousands danced in metaphor for healthy society - that we cooperate to create a masterpiece, and e...
Getting the Right Yoga Medicine
In medicine, if someone wants to lose weight, they can do things to lose weight. It wouldn't work as well to "balance" the practice by doing things that both gain and lose. If someone has too high blood cholesterol, they may use foods, medicine, a...
Thank You Grand Rounds 3.38
Thank you RevolutionHealth and Dr. Val Jones for hosting Grand Rounds 3.38 this week and for including my post Calories Burned in Prayer.The web version of Grand Rounds is a weekly medical web post that recommends "the weekly best of the medical b...
Each One Teach One
I have grandchildren - my patients are using what I taught them, to fix pain for others.Monday's post on Partner Leg Press began the Valentine's week Fitness Fixer posts on sharing health with a friend. Today on Valentine's Day I have a post that ...
Thank You Chronic Dose Grand Rounds 4.50
Thank you to the blog A Chronic Dose for hosting Grand Rounds 4.50, and selecting my post Olympic Calories for Michael Phelps and Everyone Else for the list of best medical posts from last week.
Thank You Grand Rounds 3.37
Thank you to InsideSurgery for hosting Grand Rounds this week. InsideSurgery was selected by the Wall Street Journal as "one of the 10 best surgery sites on the web."Inside Surgery included my post Blood Hero in this week's Grand Rounds. Grand Rou...
Thank you Grand Rounds 4.24
Thank you Grand Rounds 4.24 for choosing my post Healthy Youth Parties - Fun Exercise, No Junk Food among this week's vote for the best medical posts.
Fast Fitness - Upper Back, Shoulder, Triceps, Arm, Wrist, and Hand Stretch
Here is Friday Fast Fitness - nice stretch for hands, upper back, and everything in between.Stand with your back about a foot from a solid surfaceReach upward and backward to place both hands on the wall, all fingers facing downwardPress, lifting ...
Olympic Calories for Michael Phelps and Everyone Else
I didn't intend to cover this topic until several reporters deluged me in one week. They said I must answer immediately because they had deadlines, gave specifics I must answer so they can be paid for their article (while I supply everything with ...
Getting More From a Hip Stretch
This post tells the Hip Stretch story started with Inspirational Ivy in August. In that post, Ivy tells how she used healthful body mechanics to fix a serious and extended attack of sciatica and foot drop the year before. Several posts since, have...