What is a Side Stitch?

What is a Side Stitch?

Have you ever been exercising and had that severe, sharp, “cramping” feeling in your side, aka “side stitch”? Wonder that is all about? Well, you’re not alone. A side stitch, which is also referred to in the literature as exercise-induced transient abdominal pain...
What is Active Recovery?

What is Active Recovery?

You probably just finished reading through my last post talking about the fallacy of using ice, compression, elevation and rest (RICE) to heal from an injury. If not, what are you waiting for? Here is the link. Today, I’m going to be talking about the optimal way to...
RICE: Are you recovering correctly?

RICE: Are you recovering correctly?

Most of us have had minor injuries in the past, be it from running, playing sports, or just living life; from my experience, what happens after the injury usually goes something like this: “You know what you need to do- RICE” “Don’t forget to ice and elevate” “You’re...
Top 5 Reasons to See a Chiropractor

Top 5 Reasons to See a Chiropractor

So, you’ve got some family and friends who love their chiropractor? Or, maybe you’ve got the opposite; maybe someone close to you has had a bad experience with a chiropractor and now you’re terrified. The thing is, you’re not quite sure what chiropractors DO exactly....
Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Questions to Ask Your Doctor

When was the last time you saw your medical doctor and really felt like all of your questions were answered? I’m not sure about you, but I alway leave with more questions than answers. Oftentimes, when I see patients, much of the time is spent just answering questions...