"Doc, I think I've hurt my rotary cup" is a statement I hear from patients many times per week. Whether it be by virtue of an injury, repetitive tasks, or without any clear reason at all, the rotator cuff can cause a lot of pain. Before dissing the rotator cuff, let me explain what it … Continue reading Rotator cuff injuries
Tennis elbow or "lateral epicondylitis" is a common condition that I've discussed with and treated many patients for. The condition is defined by pain at the common extensor tendon in the outer aspect of the elbow. This is usually a result of "tendinosis" or disorganization/degeneration of the tissues. The movement that causes this condition is … Continue reading TENNIS ELBOW
With all the spin classes, fituals and Orange Theory workouts I've been doing lately, my legs have been feeling pretty tight. I thought I'd touch on another common pathology called Iliotibial Band Syndrome. First, I want to explain what the IT band is for those people out there who have never taken an anatomy class. … Continue reading IT bands…so tight right now.
If you're craving fettuccine alfredo, try making this instead. It's healthy, delicious, and has that creamy texture that your favourite pastas are served with. It's also very simple. Here are the ingredients: 5 zucchinis (spiralled and dried) 2 avocados 1 cup of fresh basil leaves 3 garlic cloves 1/4 cup of pine nuts 1/2 a … Continue reading Creamy Avocado Pesto Shrimp “Pasta”
Happy Friday!! To kick off the weekend, I thought I'd share our household's staple breakfast dish. Breakfast is arguably the most important meal of the day as it kickstarts your metabolism. These protein pancakes are not only absolutely delicious, but also will keep you feel AT LEAST until lunch time. They are also extremely easy … Continue reading Protein Pancakes
Day 14 of the 100 day fitness challenge!! Only 86 days to go!! Eesh. I've managed to not miss a day so far...but what I've realized is how much my body needs recovery days. I've been doing mostly classes - spin classes at Saikel, Orange Theory Fitness (a mix of treadmill intervals and weights), as well … Continue reading RECOVERY DAYS
It's only January 2nd, so let's hope everyone is still on task with their New Year's resolutions. I want to invite you to join the 100 day fitness challenge. What exactly is that you ask? Well, it's exactly what it sounds like - 100 days of exercising for half an hour each day. The challenge … Continue reading 100 DAY FITNESS CHALLENGE