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Sep 29, 2022

When was the last time you thought specifically about your grip strength? You know, the strength of your hands?

You use grip strength to pick up your phone, feed yourself, open jars and doors, and every interaction you have with your hands in your environment.

But what should you do to build grip strength (beyond...

Sep 22, 2022

How is it that you can get golfer’s elbow or tennis elbow, even if you’ve never golfed or picked up a racket?

Elbow pain affects almost 3 million Americans, so chances are you know someone who experiences elbow pain or are someone who suffers with it yourself.

Common treatment strategies like steroids, bracing, or...

Sep 15, 2022

If you’re not following @DocLyss on Instagram -you’re missing out. Dr. Alyssa Olenick holds a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology and is a certified sports nutritionist and Crossfit Level 1 Trainer.

Her research is focused on exercise and metabolism and how fitness status, sex, and menstrual cycle/oral contraceptive...

Sep 8, 2022

Have you ever hurt your back doing something super basic…like sneezing? I’ve seen a few memes about how when we were in our 20s we could get away with anything but now if you sneeze you throw out your back. 🙈

And while back pain may seem like something you have to wait out from the couch, there’s a lot you can...

Sep 1, 2022

Have you ever experienced heel pain? Achilles tendonitis is fairly common - with almost 200,000 annual cases in the US. And while it commonly affects runners, if you have feet - you can have pain here.

And because of the Achilles’ direct connection to your plantar fascia, tendonitis and plantar fasciitis go hand in...