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February, 2017 Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) is the most common type of kneecap pain. A hallmark is discomfort on stair usage, running, or arising from a squat. Pain also occurs during yard work and circuit exercise. The cause(s) of PFPS is variable; sometimes debatable. The crux...

Q&A: What You Should Know About Cross-Training February, 2017 I only like to run – why is it important to cross-train? There are multiple reasons to cross-train. If you ask most runners, they will tell you that the importance of cross-training is to enhance overall performance, mainly by...

January, 2017 Your heart is a small four-chamber muscle pump that circulates blood throughout your body. Blood is pumped out through a wide blood vessel called the aorta which serves as a main highway strip leading to smaller and smaller roadways (vessels) throughout your body. This...

November, 2016 Nowadays runners are more informed about proper training and injury prevention than ever before, but some are still unable to recognize the signs of potentially serious injuries. Hamstring Strains Hamstrings strains are common in athletes. They often happen while decelerating, but can occur during any part...

November, 2016 Ever question why your doctor needs to see you once a year? If you’re feeling great and not having problems then why bother? Right? In actuality, these appointments, often called “Annuals”, “Physicals”, or “Checkups” could be a great way to preserve your quality of...

By Westly Bailey, MD, CAQSM   What is the Cholesterol Panel? The “cholesterol panel” is a blood test that measures fats (lipids) in your blood vessels. It is a Lipid Panel that measures Total Cholesterol (TC), Triglycerides (TG), High Density Lipoprotein (HDL), Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL), and Very...