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The Difference Between “Good” and “Bad” Pain During Exercise
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Pain is your body’s way of telling you something is up, and yes, there

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We hear a lot about the importance of an effective warm-up, but what’s less

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Patients ask me regularly if they really need to warm up before they work

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If your usual warm-up is five minutes at an easy pace on a cardio

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I’ve been experiencing chronic low back pain, and my doctor recommended I try physical

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As a physical therapist, sometimes it’s hard for me to go to the gym

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We live in Chicago, where the winter is cold, long and brutal, and finding

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Strong lower abs are notoriously elusive, like a World Series win for the Cubs.

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Q. I’m pregnant and want to maintain a healthy level of activity. What are

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Q. I went on a long hike and now my shins are killing me.

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Everyone has muscle tightness somewhere, which can limit your range of motion, contribute to

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Normally, when we think of muscle imbalance, we think of the guy with a

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Q: I haven’t been able to exercise, because I have pain in my elbow.

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Q. I’m heavy and I want to start running to lose weight. Should I

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Q. What the heck is DOMS? And what can I do to prevent getting