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Fibromyalgia FAQs

June 25, 2009

Q. What is Fibromyalgia Syndrome? [FMS] A. A chronic pain disorder characterized by diffuse, muscular aching and stiffness. Non-restorative sleep is thought to contribute significantly to this complicated syndrome that is in evolution. There are [3] types: primary [idiopathic], secondary [associated with another disorder] and post-traumatic [onset initiated following bodily injury]. Q. What causes Fibromyalgia […]

Intracell Technology – A Brief Review

July 26, 2007

Intracell Technology:  A Brief Review Dr. Andrew S. Bonci __________________________________________________________________ Intracell Technology is founded on solid, scientific evidence in muscle physiology. It employs a sophistication that attracts top level athletes, performing artists and those who aspire to obtain peak physical performance. Intracell Technology engages the use of a simple, easy to use tool called the […]

Fibromyalgia Syndrome – A Professional Review

July 26, 2007

FMS Q&A Q: What is Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS)? A: The condition can affect people in many different ways, however the major symptoms include diffuse muscular pain, ache, soreness and stiffness. Frequently waking during sleep and rising unrefreshed are companion symptoms. Memory loss and irritable bowel complaints are other symptoms that often accompany fibromyalgia syndrome. Q: […]

How I Manage Plantar Fasciitis

July 26, 2007

By Dee Clement, M Ed, MA Exercise Physiologist The plantar fascia is a tough thick band. Its 3 fibrous structures help hold up the arch – from the heel to the ball of the foot. A rich blood supply and high degree of flexibility are essential for proper functioning. A minor tear or pull in […]

Special Treatment Pinpoints Shoulder

July 29, 2006

By Mike DeDoncker I’ve had a twinge in my right shoulder when bench pressing lately, but I wouldn’t say I have a problem. Or I wouldn’t have said so before fulfilling an assignment to visit Rockford chiropractor R .G. Hotchkiss, who wrote to the Register Star a couple of weeks ago commending a treatment he’s […]

Feeling Good . . . Is No Accident

July 29, 2006

Part 1 Nearly 80% of all pain syndromes originate in muscle. Thankfully, there is no pain in healthy muscle tissue. Also, healthy muscle can be stretched, contracted, twisted and compressed without pain or restriction. Management of healthy muscle requires an adequate pre-activity warm-up, stretch and cool-down period. This article features the warm-up and is part […]

Seasonal Muscle Soreness

July 28, 2006

As appears in Total Wellness Newsletter Remember how sore your arms get from the first bout of raking leaves in the fall or how stiff your back gets after shoveling snow following the first big storm. The scientific term for this form of muscle distress is delayed onset muscle soreness [DOMS]. It starts about eight […]

Physiology – Muscle or Nerve?

July 28, 2006

The full article is available here:  Physiology – Muscle or Nerve (Requires the use of Adobe Acrobat Reader)

The Biomechanics of Muscle Nutrition

July 27, 2006

By Dr. Andrew S. Bonci Research Director for the Sport Biomechanics Laboratory The biomechanics of muscle nutrition expands our present understanding of high performance sports nutrition and muscle biomechanics. The research currently being done in nutritional biomechanics centers around biomechanical lesions in muscle called barrier trigger points. It is well established that barrier trigger points […]

Stick to Wellness – The Workplace Solution

July 26, 2006

Purpose The Stick To Wellness format is designed to prepare muscle for work and to improve muscle compliance at the work station. Healthy, happy muscles contribute to a more content work force, yielding greater production with measurably less down time. The short term mission of Stick To Wellness is to provide the worker with a […]

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