Health Tips & News

  • Injury Prevention

    Posted on October 18, 2017 by in Health Tips & News

    Injuries can happen to anyone. I can tell you a few very notable injuries that happened recently: Houston Texans’ star JJ Watt broke his leg, New York Giants’ wide-receiver Odell Beckham Jr. broke his ankle, Aaron Rodger’s broke his clavicle, my dad hurt his back getting out of bed, and I twisted my ankle going […]

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    How to Strengthen Your Hips

    Posted on October 16, 2017 by in Health Tips & News

    Strengthening your hips can help keep you injury free if you have any history of hip injuries, but did you know that it can help prevent injuries in your knees and ankles. Sports injuries can also often be prevented by strengthening your hips! Before doing these exercises, make sure to check with your physician or […]

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  • How to Meet Your Goals

    Posted on October 12, 2017 by in Health Tips & News

    We all do it. Say we’re going to work really hard at a goal but fall flat on our faces after 2 weeks and a few hardships. Maybe a vacation messes up your schedule or you’re just too busy to pay attention to this goal of yours. Your goal could be to read a chapter […]

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  • What is Runner’s Knee?

    Posted on October 10, 2017 by in Health Tips & News

    Originally posted at VeryWell.com.   Runner’s knee is one of the most complained about pains among runners. The good news is that it’s fairly easy to treat and prevent. Symptoms of Runner’s Knee: Runner’s knee feels like a soreness around the front of and sometimes behind your kneecap. It’s usually aggravated by running downhill, squatting, […]

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  • Stay Back, Back Pain

    Posted on October 4, 2017 by in Health Tips & News

    Do you move more carefully because your lower back hurts, or maybe you don’t move much at all? Do you struggle to find a comfortable and painless position to sleep in? Is your work or family life hurting because you’re constantly tired, in pain, and trying NOT to focus on your lower back? You’re not […]

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  • 5 Easy Tips for Injury Free Hiking

    Posted on September 26, 2017 by in Health Tips & News

    Whether you are a hiking beginner or have done every possible hike from here to the Grand Canyon . . . twice, injuries on the trail can occur. I have five simple steps for safer, injury free hiking. Some of these tips are obvious, some not so much, but we at Camelback Sports Therapy want […]

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  • Exercises to Avoid if You’re Over 40

    Posted on August 4, 2017 by in Health Tips & News

    Originally published on multibriefs.com We’re not saying avoid exercise altogether, in fact, you should absolutely exercise as you get older.  It’s just important to respect your body and understand that it’s not the same as it was 20 years ago. Even if you’ve been active and a frequent exerciser most of your adult life, your […]

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  • 6 Back Pain Myths

    Posted on August 3, 2017 by in Health Tips & News

    Originally published on multibriefs.com Is back pain a common issue? Consider this: It is the leading cause of disability worldwide Approximately 50 percent of workers in the U.S. admit to having back pain symptoms in any given year Up to 80 percent of the population will experience back pain at some point in their lifetime. […]

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  • Why tune-ups are so important to training

    Posted on July 27, 2017 by in Health Tips & News

    There’s no denying that our summer weather in the desert affects our lifestyle. Dangerously hot temperatures restrict how and when we spend our time outside.  For runners accustomed to logging their miles on the canal or a local mountain trail, Phoenix summers are just not conducive to maintaining a steady training schedule.  So maybe you […]

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  • Soreness vs. Pain: What’s the Difference?

    Posted on July 13, 2017 by in Health Tips & News

    Originally posted on moveforwardpt.com There are many benefits to exercise, including the potential for improved physical and mental wellbeing. However, there may also be some physical discomfort associated with these activities due to the stresses placed on the body. When experiencing discomfort, it is important to understand the difference between exercise-related muscular soreness and pain. […]

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