The Dangers of a “Good Enough” Injury Recovery

The Dangers of a “Good Enough” Injury Recovery

  "Good enough" means you won't spend enough time to fully rehabilitate your injury. When it comes to physical mobility, are you prepared to settle for a good enough solution? That may work when you are making small decisions, like picking which size band-aid, but when it is your mobility...

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How I Beat My Low Back Pain

How I Beat My Low Back Pain

We've all been there. That nagging low back pain by your waistline burning into your upper buttock area. We go to bed at night with Advil, Aleve or Tylenol, we get an “ok” night's sleep and wake up the next morning hoping that the back pain is gone. The first move, a guarded roll to our side, no...

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9 Ways to Celebrate an Active Father's Day in Phoenix

9 Ways to Celebrate an Active Father's Day in Phoenix

Father's Day is Sunday, June 17, and while the tried and true tradition of grilling and relaxing at home is a great way to celebrate, our Arizona sports medicine practice recommends keeping the whole family healthy by getting active. Spend the day doing a fun family activity and after you can...

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Wellness as a Whole—Fitness, Nutrition, Lifestyle

Wellness as a Whole—Fitness, Nutrition, Lifestyle

Wellness is more of a healthy lifestyle, rather than the absence of disease. Complete wellness includes important aspects such as mental and emotional health as well as physical fitness. Significant contributors to wellness include exercise and proper nutrition. Incorporating personal goals into...

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New Year, New You: Debunking Fitness Myths

New Year, New You: Debunking Fitness Myths

In the New Year, I, along with many others, partake in the tradition of resolutions; I try to push myself to be better with my health, personal, family, and career goals. I recently started reading The Impact Body Plan by Todd Durkin, M.A., C.S.C.S. This book explores many fitness myths that are...

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Why 10,000 Steps a Day?

Why 10,000 Steps a Day?

Friends, coworkers, family members – how many of them have told you about their new fitness goal of walking 10,000 steps a day? These days, most step counters or fitness apps suggest by default that you set your daily goal to at least 10,000 steps. However, opinions on whether or not reaching...

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