A recent systematic review with meta-analysis (for those non-science folks reading one of the highest quality studies you can have!) looked at a common treatment options for Achilles tendinopathy: exercise, orthotics and splinting. What they Measured: Researchers measured function, pain and quality of life for managing Achilles tendinopathy, and analysis 22 studies with over 1100 … Continue reading Splints and Orthotics of No Benefit for Achilles Tendinopathy
We all talk about it. Think about. Dream about it. What am I talking about? I’m talking about sex of course. I think it’s fair to say most of us would be more than okay with a little extra fun and passion in the bedroom. Which brings me to my question for you: are you … Continue reading The Sex Coach You Didn’t Know You Needed.
Pregnancy is an incredibly exciting time of life, but it can also be a time where you feel unsure about all of the things you should and should not do. A lot of women who have always been active wonder if they can continue to train the way they have previously, while others who have … Continue reading Should you exercise during pregnancy? Yes!
Wearing High Heels Could Make Your Incontinence WorseOur pelvic health is so incredibly important to our overall health and thankfully this fact is starting to get more and more recognition with more resources and research focusing on improving this aspect of women’s health. Pelvic floor dysfunctions such as incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, pelvic pain and … Continue reading Wearing High Heels Could Make Your Incontinence Worse
Whole Body Cryotherapy seems to be the latest rage, touting amazing benefits for all. But, is it really worth all the hype? Key Points (for those of you who want the Coles Notes) Whole body cryotherapy is an inferior method to cooling subcutaneous and core body temperatures Placebo is likely largely responsible for the positive … Continue reading Whole Body Cryotherapy and Ice: Worth the Hype?
The Newest Research Links Pain and Sleepiness. A new research study from Harvard Medical School brought together researchers from a pain and sleep background to look at an area not yet well studied: does sleep, or lack thereof, influence pain? Researchers from Boston Children’s Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre determined that decreased sleep … Continue reading First Sleep, then Coffee.