Don’t Trust Your Doctor, Hone And Trust Your Instincts!

Don't Trust Your Doctor, Hone And Trust Your Instincts!

Don't Trust Your Doctor? Unless Your Instincts Tell You Too! If you want to see the data, go to this link. Even some doctors say don't trust your doctor! Trust Has To Be Built Advice to doctors, based on preliminary survey data: Listen to your patients and let them know you are listening. When I sign up for a race, I have friends who say, "Did your doctor give you permission?" I think, "Permission. Who are ... Read more

Knee Tendonitis And Aortic Aneurysm As Teachers And Ironman Training Tools

Knee Tendonitis And Aortic Aneurysm As Teachers And Ironman Training Tools

Knee Tendonitis, A Training Tool? Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) as a training tool, too? Absolutely! I love Ironman training, but if I push myself too hard my old knee tendonitis rears it's ugly head. Furthermore, I don't want to break my AAA stent graft (I did bugger it up once, but it's been fixed). How do knee tendonitis and an aneurysm come together as training tools? Having a life-threatening ... 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.