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Staying safe on the pickleball court: good advice for every age

Staying safe on the pickleball court: good advice for every age

Although it’s been around over 50 years, pickleball has really taken off in the last decade. According to USA Pickleball, nearly 4.3 million Americans play regularly. Of that total, some 67 percent are 55 or older.

Picking up a racket sport in middle age is not without risk. If you play or are planning to start, it’s important to do it safely.

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Before or after? When is stretching best?

Before or after? When is stretching best?

It’s amazing how often we do things because “that’s how it’s always been done.” The COVID pandemic has at least one silver lining; it has forced us to revisit old habits.

We’re reexamining everything, it seems, including how we exercise—with gyms closed and all the other disruptions. That brings an opportunity. We are rethinking whether it is better to stretch before or after exercise.

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Working From Home - Back Pain

Working from home can be a real pain. A plan to prevent pain and stiffness.

Technology is a godsend for those of us lucky enough to have kept our jobs during the pandemic. But working from home can leave joints and muscles aching by day’s end.

Since the COVID-19 crisis unfolded quickly, few had the opportunity to prepare for working from home, long-term. Many are making do with what’s on hand – working at the kitchen table, from a laptop or even the coffee table.

Since most of us do not have a fully equipped home office, problems crop up in the neck, back, shoulders, hips and other spots. Fortunately, relief comes down to common sense, making small adjustments to prevent trouble and taking action to keep your joints and muscle limber and healthy during the quarantine.

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ELDOA Intro Class – Wednesday Nights – Mount Laurel, NJ

Hello everyone! As most of you all know, Dr. Kemenosh and his daughter have been taking more seminars in the areas of ELDOA, a restorative deep myofasical stretching technique with many health benefits. Often times, ELDOA is best practiced as group fitness and we are currently holding Wednesday Evening classes at our Mount Laurel location […]

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Haddonfield Adrenaline Run 5k 2017 Wrap Up

Last weekend I ran in my third Haddonfield Adrenaline Run 5k hosted by the Running Co of South Jersey.  The weather did not look great but managed to hold up well for the race itself.  The course is fast and saw four competitors finish in 15 minutes or faster.  A great deal of local runners […]

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Running actually lowers inflammation in knee joints – Running may also slow the process that leads to osteoarthritis

Watch out!  Dr. Tim Legath just dropped this article on my lap from BYU (Brigham Young University) which is entitled “Running actually lowers inflammation in knee joints – Running may also slow the process that leads to osteoarthritis”. From the article on Science Daily: Summary: We all know that running causes a bit of inflammation […]

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Plantar Fasciitis: Active Release is truly a different type of attack for Plantar issues

So tell me what I need to know about Plantar Fasciitis: Lately we are seeing a number of Plantar Fasciitis patients presenting to our office for ART (Active Release Technique).  Patients are finding out from word of mouth and from other doctors that ART is highly effective in treating stubborn foot issues like Plantar Fasciitis.  […]

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America’s Fastest Marathoner, Ryan Hall, Is Retiring – Did we see a small sample in over training?

Did anyone else see all the news?  The man who raced with such tenacity that he often left it all on the course is retiring.  The past few years have been heavily dominated by Kenyan, Ethiopian, and a few other African distance runners, but during that time, two highlights of American running have been Meb […]

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Plantar Fasciitis and Shin Splints – Why doesn’t Active Release and Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation pop up on Google sooner?

Listening to Dr. Kemenosh, Dr. Gross, and a patient converse today, a very good point was brought up that for the sake of patient care, it’s sad that Active Release and IASTM (Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation i.e. Graston, FAKTR) doesn’t come up sooner when sufferers are surfing Google looking for help.  Right now if […]

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North Barbell is now open in North Philadelphia PA – Very close to Temple!

This past weekend we had a chance to stop by the opening of a new strength and power lifting gym opening in North Philadelphia.  North Barbell is the creation of Chris Taylor who has been hoping to go solo for years and made the jump recently.  The idea behind his dream was to build a […]

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