Hot or Cold?

Hot or Cold?

Q: Is it better to apply hot or cold when you have pain? A: This is a loaded question without an easy answer but, as a general rule, ice is best for acute injuries and inflammation and heat is best for sore muscles and stiffness. It all depends on the type of injury,...
Training Errors

Training Errors

Training errors most commonly seen are those that result in excessive loads on the body. These include volume/distance and intensity. Many recreational sports performers often do not realize that the elite sports performers they sometimes try and emulate have devoted...
Golfing

Golfing

Golfing is an a great form of exercise because it includes walking, lifting and repetitive arm movements giving you the benefits of aerobic and strengthening exercise programs all at once. As with any exercise, however, it can also lead to strain or injury. Simple...
Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. It involves a thick band of tissue, called the plantar fascia, which runs along the bottom of your foot connecting your heel bone to your toes and supporting your arch. If the tension on the fascia...