Before Taking Opiates Try Body Movement For Plantar Fasciitis, ITBS And Aging Mobility.

Before Taking Opiates Try Body Movement For Plantar Fasciitis, ITBS And Aging Mobility.

Before Taking Opiates! Try Body Movement. Think before taking opiates. There are choices!  Sometimes you need them, as I did following thoracic surgery recently. It was the only way I could do the work needed to fully re-inflate my left lung. The issue of opiate addiction, and body movement alternatives for pain treatment, came to mind recently. I was busy building a new sales funnel (see ... Read more

Athlete With Stent(s) Faces Another Interesting Ironman Training Challenge

Athlete With Stent(s) Faces Another Interesting Ironman Training Challenge

Ironman Training Challenge Good Idea Or Bad? Time grinds us down, relentlessly! Can he qualify for Kona to honor his friend, Frits, with an 's'? An abdominal aortic aneurysm messed up FitOldDog's race, in 2010. "Can I continue Ironman training?" he said to the first endovascular surgeon, after receiving his AAA stent graft! "I'd go easy, if it was me!" the surgeon replied. He did, and he ... Read more

Be Fit For Fast Vascular Surgery Recovery And Happiness!

Be Fit For Fast Vascular Surgery Recovery And Happiness!

Surgery Recovery And Happiness? Yep! It really does pay to stay fit, if you want to brave the stormy seas of surgery. Drugs that help, but beat you up. Little sleep as they stab holes in you every couple of hours. (Oh! Yes! And have great surgeons and nurses!) And this time? You'll have to lay there, on your back, without moving that left leg! They couldn't find a pulse in my left leg, even with ultrasound ... Read more

Ironman With Russian Doll Common Iliac Stent Grafts?

Ironman With Russian Doll Common Iliac Stent Grafts?

Three Left Common Iliac Stent Grafts Visited The Weight Room Today Then my vegetable garden! Three left common iliac stent grafts? Endovascular surgeons save me again! Let me explain. 2010 - Ironman race reveals my abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). I receive a Cook Zenith AAA Stent Graft. Ironman training continues, with self-directed modifications based on Biomechanics. The left iliac arm is very ... Read more

Shedding Light On The Plantar Fasciitis Medical Mystery!

Shedding Light On The Plantar Fasciitis Medical Mystery!

FitOldDog's Plantar Fasciitis Research eBook! Finally Published! Junk Science or Based on BS? Currently recommended remedies remind me of treatments for the Black Death! My five years of heel-pain research in a nutshell: 2011: I awoke one morning, put my feet on the floor, and thought I had a shard of glass in my heel. I had acute, morning heel pain. I cured it by using a roller on my calf combined with ... Read more

Discover The Power Of Changing The Way You Move, Using The OQS Method!

Discover The Power Of Changing The Way You Move, Using The OQS Method!

Changing The Way You Move? It Got Geneva, Age 89, Off Of This Bench Without The Usual Assistance!   It also works for so-called plantar fasciitis ITBS Psoas-Induced Back Pain And many other things. Or rush for the opiates! Click image to purchase. It's your call! Go figure!   ... Read more

Muscle Strain? Remember, No Muscle Is An Island!

Muscle Strain? Remember, No Muscle Is An Island!

Muscle Strain As An Opportunity To Learn It's Also A Pain In The A**! Sometimes You Need A Good Physical Therapist Muscle strain? It's part of life, especially as an older endurance athlete who doesn't know his limitations! This is why I keep my injury map up to date. I recently broke the 10% rule, preparing for a local 10-mile race. It finishes with a 1-mile hill climb. Yep! I overdid it. I was on a ... Read more

Older Athletes, Don’t Forget To Rotate Your Tires!

Older Athletes, Don't Forget To Rotate Your Tires!

Older Athletes? Perhaps All Athletes! Beware Repetitive Motion Injury “The fall of dropping water wears away the Stone.” Lucretius Tires on cars and trucks are rotated, to avoid repetitive damage. To even out the wear, for better wear, and less tear. This is due to the weight of the engine (more strain on the front tires), uneven stresses of turns from left to right side, tendency for curbside tires to have ... Read more

Disclaimer: As a veterinarian, I do not provide medical advice for human animals. 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.