Joe Montana Partners with Stimwave Technology for Pain Relief

 Pro Football Hall of Famer Joe Montana is just like the rest of us, except he’s considered by many as the greatest QB of all-time with all the records, honors and pain to prove it. When asked how many surgeries he’s had in his career, it was easy to lose count. “I can’t even …

Celebrity-endorsed Theragun promises to pound the muscle pain away

Can this massage gun can help ease sore muscles and speed up recovery? Theragun is a percussive therapy device, which claims to treat muscle soreness and speed up muscle recovery time. Instead of having a human massager to manually manipulate one’s soft tissue, the machines can apparently do the same through targeted vibration — which …

5 Athletes That Have Dealt With Chronic Injuries

Professional athletes always make for interesting studies where health and injury is concerned. They tend to have access to the best doctors and most advanced treatments on the planet, and it certainly doesn’t hurt that they’re quite literally paid to stay fit. Because of these things they can sometimes recover from serious injuries in ways …

Steve Kerr Wins NBA Title Despite Battle with Back Injury

The reigning NBA Coach of the Year, Steve Kerr celebrated his NBA Title win with the Golden State Warriors after missing 11 playoff games this season due to a back injury. As the team celebrated with confetti and champagne, Kerr had a thick bandage around his neck and back. Men in suits followed the Coach …

Coach Lou Holtz

Lou Holtz is one of the most successful college football coaches of all time. He’s not only seen injury and pain on the football field, but has experienced and overcome pain himself. He also supported his wife in a caregiving role during her bout with the pain of throat cancer. We’ll hear how he moved …

[UPDATE] Tiger Woods DUI was a Result of Prescribed Medication, not Alcohol

Tiger Woods was found asleep at the wheel by police on Monday, May 29th and arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence. This is a serious offence, as anyone who has found themselves in this position would tell you. As a result, if you have have been arrested on similar grounds it would be …

Pain and Perfection in Ballet Dancers, Part II

Professional ballet dancers train their bodies for high performance aerobic endurance, muscular strength, and good joint stability. But, they risk significant musculoskeletal injury from the demands of training and performance. Mary Helen Bowers, acclaimed ballerina who trained Natalie Portman for her Academy Award winning role in Black Swan shares how she overcame her own injuries …

Pain and Perfection in Ballet Dancers, Part I

Professional ballet dancers train their bodies for high performance aerobic endurance, muscular strength, and good joint stability. But, they risk significant musculoskeletal injury from the demands of training and performance. Mary Helen Bowers, acclaimed ballerina who trained Natalie Portman for her Academy Award winning role in Black Swan shares how she overcame her own injuries …

Playing Through the Pain

Do you enjoy playing sports? How about swimming, tennis, or basketball? You may be an elite college or professional athlete, a child athlete, or just somebody who enjoys sports for its health benefits. Have coaches, your parents, or teammates ever asked you to play through an injury, or play through the pain? You might be …

Blood, Sweat, Tears, and…Urine? Part I

We’re familiar with blood testing, but other specimens like sweat, hair, saliva, and nails can be tested too. How about testing our urine? Patients using opioids or other controlled substances for pain relief typically do have their urine checked. Jackie, our first guest has been a nurse for 30 years. Opioids have given her the …