Because our feet act as shock absorbers for the rest of our body, they can endure a massive amount of daily wear and tear from activities like walking and running. Withstanding the friction and impact from these activities can leave your feet vulnerable to pain and injury. Luckily there are some easy steps you can take to keep your feet happy and pain free.
This month we caught up with one of our established Airrosti Providers, Dr. Jerry Naum, who has been with us for almost 7 years. Although he loves to travel, we’re glad he found a home with us at Airrosti. Stop by his practice in San Antonio and say hello!
In today’s blog, Dr. Bill Kempe explains why determining your injury is only half the battle for a swift recovery. If you want to recover from your injury properly and prevent future pain, knowing why the injury occurred is just as important as the diagnosis.
Our Provider for the Month of December is Dr. Alexandra Rios! Her ideal superpower is infinite amounts of energy, but for now, she'll settle for helping her patients get back to doing the activities they love most super quickly. You can visit her at her practice in Austin, Texas.
Holiday vacations can be tons of fun and a great way to destress after a long year, but rarely is the journey the best part of your trip. Oftentimes our long flights and road trips leave us with aching necks and uncomfortably tight muscles.
The problem with sitting for extended periods of time is that eventually our bodies become fatigued and start to slouch, causing the spine to lose its natural curve and become rounded. If we fall asleep on an airplane or in a bus, our necks start to slump down into our chest or on our shoulders. The added stress put on the body in that situation eventually cramps the muscles, causing back problems and neck pain.Here are a few recommendations for managing and avoiding your travel-related aches and pains so you can enjoy a pain-free holiday vacation.
This week's blog was written by Dr. Andrew Flesner. With numerous obstacle course races under his belt, he shares his insights and recommendations for avoiding injuries while completing these mud-ridden courses. Read what he suggests to keep your shoulders, back, and ankles performing at the top of their game.
If you’ve ever rolled or twisted your ankle awkwardly after a misstep, you’ve likely experienced joint pain from the ankle’s ligaments suddenly stretching. Ankle sprains occur when these ligaments become overstretched and torn.
Ankle sprains are very common injuries in the US, with over a million cases reported each year. They are some of the most common injuries people face when participating in various sports that require multifaceted movements. Because the ankle is such a complex and fragile joint, and a critical structure to the body’s mobility and support, many athletic sports and physical movements carry a higher risk of ankle injuries for athletes. Movements like running, jumping, and pivoting can lead to an ankle sprain if the athlete trips or falls.
Say hello to our Airrosti Provider of the Month, Dr. Illiana Cantu! Her practice is based in Edinburg, Texas, and for the past four years she's been treating patients and helping people get back to living their best lives pain-free!
Although many people prefer to work out alone, group fitness classes and activities have always been a big part of the fitness world. Knowing that you are working as part of a larger team is an appealing feature of group exercise classes. Besides motivation and support, group fitness offers several other benefits that can take your fitness to the next level.
If you’re struggling to keep up with your solo workouts and need more support, it may be time to try group fitness.
This article was written by Airrosti’s Dr. Denyse Rowland-Jones, DC. She explains the difference between two common causes of wrist pain: carpal tunnel syndrome and pronator teres syndrome.
Too often we assume our hand or arm pain isn’t serious and will eventually go away with rest, but what if your wrist pain is a sign of something else? Here’s how to determine the potential cause of your wrist pain, along with a few tips to prevent and alleviate the pain.