From Practical Pain Management Discussion about diet and nutritional recommendations for patients with pain has been glaringly absent from pain journals, meetings, and teachings. We dedicate this issue of Practical Pain Management to diet and nutrition because we believe it’s important and will significantly improve pain care. In this issue, I present a diet that I personally […]
Sharing a Personal Trainer: Personal and Social Benefits of Individualized, Small-Group Training.
Abstract Wayment, HA and McDonald, RL. Sharing a personal trainer: personal and social benefits of individualized, small-group training. J Strength Cond Res 31(11): 3137-3145, 2017- We examined a novel personal fitness training program that combines personal training principles in a small-group training environment. In a typical training session, exercisers warm-up together but receive individualized training […]
What Are the Effects of Vitamin B12 Deficiency?
A deficiency of B12, if left untreated, can lead to irreversible neurological problems. Q. What are the effects of vitamin B12 deficiency if left untreated? A. A deficiency of vitamin B12 can cause neurological and psychiatric problems that “can progress if left untreated, and can lead to irreversible damage,” said Dr. Donald Hensrud, director of the […]
I Tried Cryotherapy as a Treatment for Depression
Can going into a chamber chilled to -200 degrees help your mental health? I first heard about cryotherapy from the hippest girl I know, the quintessential person who knows about everything a good year or so before the rest of us. She told me that a Russian debutante she knew took her to a glorious […]
The association between body fat and rotator cuff tear: the influence on rotator cuff tear sizes
Background Rotator cuff tear (RCT) has a multifactorial etiology. We hypothesized that obesity may increase the risk of RCT and influence tear size. Materials and methods A case-control design study was used. We studied 381 consecutive patients (180 men, 201 women; mean age ± standard deviation, 65.5 ± 8.52 years; range, 43-78 years) who underwent […]