Pain free 12 miles! Three weeks ago while I was carefully hiking the mountain behind my house it seemed like progress toward normal pain free hiking was being made but the pain still nagged me. The Yoga exercises 3 days a week seemed to be helping too, but I was still frustrated. Chiropractor treatments twice a week, … More I did it! Hiked 12 miles Pain Free!
Can I really be pain free? According to Pete Egoscue, author of the popular book”Pain Free”, living pain free is not a function of age, drugs, or surgeries, but a matter of how your body moves. I read his book and half-heartedly did as he instructed. I was supposed to do the exercises every day, but … More PAIN FREE – a book by Pete Egoscue
SG Review of MH Shirt Originally submitted at Mountain Gear The Mountain Hardwear Seaver Tech SS Shirt offers modern style in a rugged, high-performance hiking shirt. Made from a nylon/poly blend that’s designed to stretch with you, the Seaver Tech Shirt still feels soft and supple. Wrinkle-resistant and quick-drying, it offers outstanding UPF 50 sun … More The Mountain Hardwear Seaver Tech SS Shirt
No. This picture does not show what I do to keep moving every day. The picture is from the Spartan race which I ran with my son Matt and his wife Brindy. We had to carry 60 or 80 pound sacks around a short loop on the side of a hill in Soldier Hollow, Utah. … More Morning Fitness Routine
Are you ready for “the surgery”? March 11, 2016, I went to visit my newly assigned doctor at Kaiser. The doctor I have been seeing for 15+ years retired so Kaiser assigned me a new doctor. Since I had obtained X-Rays of my hips, lower back, and neck at an imaging clinic, not Kaiser, I … More Shocking Visit to the Doctor.
Hip osteoarthritis is the deterioration of the cartilage and bone within your hip joint. Symptoms include pain, joint stiffness and grinding of your hip joint with movement. Weight-bearing activities such as running can aggravate your symptoms. As hip osteoarthritis progresses, you may also experience joint instability, muscle weakness and constant pain or aching. Since osteoarthritis … More Bike Riding and Hip Osteoarthritis
Dealing with difficulties with dignity. Osteoarthritis is a common ailment that old people suffer from – Not so – many people have it – now I know I do. This website is my quest to discover how to live a great active life while minimizing the impact of OA. Follow me and contribute what you can.
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