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Pain

Pain that Never Goes Away

In school, you’re taught to repeat something over and over again to commit it to memory. Did you know your nerves can “memorize” different kinds of stimuli? Your nerve cells can memorize bad stimuli, like pain.  This is called central sensitization. In what follows, we’ll talk about the science behind central sensitization, how it’s diagnosed, …

Supplements for Inflammation

Combatting Inflammation

Through my years as a competitive runner, I have had my share of injuries. In addition, I have an auto-immune condition. Both of these circumstance have led me to seek alternative ways to combat inflammation – both acute and chronic. While inflammation is an essential part of our immune response to injury, infection, or harm …

Mobilize

What Holds You Back?

You might be strong, fit and muscular, yet you are probably not reaping the full benefits of your workouts. What’s holding you back? Mobility training Increasing your range of motion (ROM) is not about being flexible. Mobility training makes movement smooth and fluid. It makes you more resilient against injury and better able to recruit …