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Day 7 – First 2 Steps of Malin Method

Seven days in and I'm getting much more encouraged that I have a partial tear in my right shoulder instead of a full tear. That means I probably will NOT need surgery and will be able to fully rehabilitate my shoulder back to full health. [...]

Day 4 – How to Rehab a Painful Shoulder

One of the questions we get the most is, "How do I rehab myself?" In other words, "How will I know when to rest and when to rehab... How much rehab should I do every day... Which exercises or techniques should I do and when... [...]

Day 2 – Scott Begins Shoulder Rehab

A few days ago, I hurt my shoulder really badly playing basketball. I over-extended my right arm, trying to steal the ball from someone and felt two pops in my shoulder. Immediately afterward, I could not lift my right arm at all. I knew it [...]

STOP LOW BACK PAIN NATURALLY

In my experience, the #1 reason for low back pain stems from problems in the hips. Basically, certain muscles get tight and others get weak. These imbalances cause a shift in how you move as well as your posture and can end up causing the vertebrae in the spine [...]

Chronic Knee Pain

Chronic knee pain is painful and debilitating, because it becomes extremely difficult to play sports and/or stay active, no matter your age. It can be the result of many things, but let's explore a few of them, since it can help determine the best way to treat and eliminate [...]

Lower Back Pain

Of all the Malin Method systems, I have the most personal connection to the low back, which was designed to completely heal and stop lower back pain. Like all things, we learn the most from personal experience... About fifteen years ago, I had my own serious low back injury [...]

Carpal Tunnel Relief

CAUSES OF WRIST PAIN We all use phones, tablets and type on keyboards way too much. It puts our hands and wrists in contorted positions for hours at a time, every day. Many of us have done this and continue to do it for years. Eventually it can lead [...]

Elbow Tendinitis and Tennis Elbow Treatment

ELBOW TENDINITIS Let's start with tendonitis... Tendons are tough, flexible, fibrous bands of tissue that connect muscles to bones. Itis means irritation and swelling. So, tendonitis literally means swelling and irritation of the elbow. The swelling and irritation can be in and around the elbows, but also in the [...]

Rotator Cuff Tear and Shoulder Injuries

Let's talk about rotator cuff tears and shoulder injuries... First of all, they are extremely common, and in fact, way more common than they should be. And once you have a shoulder injury, chances are that you will experience pain for a very long time and it may never [...]

Do Not Ice an Injury

“Seriously, do you honestly believe that your body’s natural inflammatory response is a mistake?” Dr. Nick DiNubile, Editor in Chief, The Physician And Sports Medicine Journal After an injury, the first thing you were probably told was to get some ice on it. You sprained [...]

Pain Free Movement

If you've ever gone skiing, you know what it feels like to walk in ski boots. It's almost like walking in stone blocks... Not, think about how good it feels to take them off at the end of a long day and put on comfortable shoes. In a nut [...]

Power of Rehab

If you ask most people what they should do after an injury, the most common response will be "rest and ice". Well, as it turns out, that does not heal an injury and can significantly increase the risk of injury and the development of eliminate chronic pain. In fact, [...]

Lunges

There are so many reasons to love the lunge... it is one of the all time best exercises you can do for your body. Not only that, you don't need any equipment (or very minimal weight) and you can do them anywhere, anytime. First of all, lunges are one of [...]

Best Hotels for Working Out

Just because you’re on a work trip or vacation doesn’t mean you have to skip out on your workout routine. No matter where you are in the world you can make time to get in a sweat session and stay focused on your health and fitness goals. And it [...]

STOP LOW BACK PAIN NATURALLY

In my experience, the #1 reason for low back pain stems from problems in the hips. Basically, certain muscles get tight and others get weak. These imbalances cause a shift in how you move [...]

Chronic Knee Pain

Chronic knee pain is painful and debilitating, because it becomes extremely difficult to play sports and/or stay active, no matter your age. It can be the result of many things, but let's explore a [...]

Lower Back Pain

Of all the Malin Method systems, I have the most personal connection to the low back, which was designed to completely heal and stop lower back pain. Like all things, we learn the most [...]

Carpal Tunnel Relief

CAUSES OF WRIST PAIN We all use phones, tablets and type on keyboards way too much. It puts our hands and wrists in contorted positions for hours at a time, every day. Many of [...]

Elbow Tendinitis and Tennis Elbow Treatment

ELBOW TENDINITIS Let's start with tendonitis... Tendons are tough, flexible, fibrous bands of tissue that connect muscles to bones. Itis means irritation and swelling. So, tendonitis literally means swelling and irritation of the elbow. [...]

Rotator Cuff Tear and Shoulder Injuries

Let's talk about rotator cuff tears and shoulder injuries... First of all, they are extremely common, and in fact, way more common than they should be. And once you have a shoulder injury, chances [...]

Do Not Ice an Injury

“Seriously, do you honestly believe that your body’s natural inflammatory response is a mistake?” Dr. Nick DiNubile, Editor in Chief, The Physician And Sports Medicine Journal After an injury, the [...]

Pain Free Movement

If you've ever gone skiing, you know what it feels like to walk in ski boots. It's almost like walking in stone blocks... Not, think about how good it feels to take them off [...]

Power of Rehab

If you ask most people what they should do after an injury, the most common response will be "rest and ice". Well, as it turns out, that does not heal an injury and can [...]

Lunges

There are so many reasons to love the lunge... it is one of the all time best exercises you can do for your body. Not only that, you don't need any equipment (or very minimal [...]

Best Hotels for Working Out

Just because you’re on a work trip or vacation doesn’t mean you have to skip out on your workout routine. No matter where you are in the world you can make time to get [...]

Celebrity Workout Trends

If you're looking for a fun way to get in shape in 60 minutes or less, check out these three top celebrity workout trends for group fitness classes. Some of the biggest names in [...]

Chronic Pain and Sitting

CHRONIC PAIN and SITTING Is it possible that chronic pain can be connected to sitting (hint, yes!)... How many hours a day do you sit? Keep this in mind… the average person spends about [...]

CARPAL TUNNEL

CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME OVERVIEW About 16 million people in the United States (approximately 5 percent) have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Kids do not normally have it, but it is interesting to note that it is more [...]

TENNIS ELBOW

TENNIS ELBOW PAIN OVERVIEW Tennis elbow (also known as lateral epicondylitis) occurs when the tendons in your elbow are under too much pressure from motion in the wrist and arm. Then, tiny tears and inflammation [...]