Strained vs. Sprained: What’s the Difference

Strain vs. Sprain

The human body has an awesome ability to handle physical stress. The process of breaking down tissue and building it back up makes you stronger. By pushing your body beyond its limits, you gain the ability to run faster, jump higher, swim further, and perform better.  But you can push it too far. When soft […]

Why Does Cold Weather Trigger Joint Pain?

Cold Weather Joint Pain

“The majority of participants with OA (67.2%) perceived the weather as affecting their pain.”  -Erik J Timmermans, et al, Self-perceived weather sensitivity and joint pain in older people with osteoarthritis in six European countries: results from the European Project on OSteoArthritis (EPOSA). BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. “You better take a sweater! It’s gonna get cold tonight […]