We Need Your Plantar Fasciitis Story

  • No one knows the cause of plantar fasciitis, which is why there are so many different treatments. The best way to solve a research question is to collect data. YOU HAVE THE BEST DATA, your story.
  • FitOldDog (Veterinary Pathologist and Researcher, Ironman-Distance Triathlete) and Rebecca (Body Movement Expert) want to fix your foot pain, but we need your data to add to our database. We have collected some fascinating stories, and every one helps.
 
 
 

Rebuilding Your Life After Aortic Surgery With FitOldDog’s Quick Start Guide To Aortic Surgery Recovery

triathlon, bike, gear, transition area, FitOldDog's equipment,

Hi folks, welcome!  FitOldDog's Guide to Aortic Surgery Recovery, or how to handle your life after such a life-threatening event, is now available, as is Aortic Disease From The Patient's Perspective.   Well, my Cook Zenith abdominal aortic aneurysm stent graft allowed me to complete yet another triathlon, the Eagleman Half, in Cambridge, Maryland, USA. The heat really messed up my run, in spite ... Read more

I Really Like Twitter, Facebook, And StumbleUpon, And It Sure Feels Good To Be Appreciated, Thank You Maria

photograph of our yard in North Carolina, a great place to live.

  Hi folks, During a year of blogging, and exploration of online marketing and social networking, I have managed to find some tools that I really like. Surprisingly, the one piece of software that I initially considered to be of little value, Twitter, has turned out to be excellent in many ways. I attribute this little lesson to Victor, my bike guy, who said, "Kevin, just give Twitter another try, as it ... Read more

Open Heart Surgery, Aortic Aneurysm, Needing Inspiration, Take A Look At Heartosaurus

TeamHeartosaurusMain Runners

  Hi folks, I thought that it was about time I gave my friend Benjamin Carey a plug for his site, and his excellent book. If you are dealing with a health challenge, and you are scared to exercise, just take a look at what he and his surgeon did together. He tells the story in his book, 'Barefoot in November.' It is truly inspiring, having provided me with considerable encouragement! It is surprising what ... Read more

Aneurysm, Diabetes, Heart Attack, Serious Injury, Feeling Your Age?

UK National Health Service AAA Screening Program. From: http://aaa.screening.nhs.uk/

  Hi folks, Well, almost a year has gone by since I started this blog in response to fear for my life. I continue to search for endurance athletes with an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) stent graft, without success. Since my graft placement, I have completed both a half and full Ironman race, with no apparent interest from the manufacturers of my stent - maybe they are scared I will croak on the course ... Read more

Useful Links For Health Challenged Athletes

From Shawn's Blogspot - Thanks Shawn!

Hi! Folks, Whilst building my business website, 'Old Dogs in Training,' it became apparent that a list of links, including books and websites that address specific health challenges for older male athletes, might be of value to my potential clients (older guys who want to get in shape safely). As I couldn't work out how to make a sub-page link in my GoDaddy Website Tonight site, I thought 'why not link it to my ... Read more

Disclaimer: this publication does not provide medical advice. If you undertake or modify an exercise program, consult your medical advisors before doing so. Undertaking activities pursued by the author does not mean that he endorses your undertaking such activities, which is clearly your decision and responsibility. Be careful and sensible, please.