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injury rehab

Keep Your Back Healthy With These 5 Exercises

Since last fall, I’ve been going great guns on my daily yoga practice. One month turned into three and then nine. On top of that I walk my dog every day; 3.5 miles is the norm. This routine seems to meet all of my physical and mental needs. I think …

How to Make Peace With Your IT Band

Of all the nagging pains I hear runners complain about, IT band pain seems to be the most common. To make things worse, it’s one of those injuries that with time and rest goes away, only to return again when you least expect it. I get it. I…

5 Best Low Back Stretches

No one likes low back pain and tension. I really despise it. I REALLY do. Seriously — an unexpected pinch somewhere in my lower back region and my usually positive mood will turn south like a humming bird rushing to escape our Rocky Mountain win…

Cortisone Injection: Is It Right for You?

In 2009 I took a hard tumble off my bike. Not about to let a little fall get the best of me, I dusted myself off and continued to ride. Once home, I assessed my injuries and decided my pride took more of a bruising then my body. Boy was I wrong. I had…