Easy Vegetable Gardening With Aortic Disease

Easy Vegetable Gardening With Aortic Disease

Easy Vegetable Gardening? Easy vegetable gardening! Oxymoron? It's all a matter of letting nature (or gravity) do the heavy lifting.Each time I have such a task, I run a mental benefit-risk assessment.Do it myself or go get assistance?It's easy to strain your back in the vegetable garden. This is avoidable. For instance, forget double digging. You leave that to the worms. Furthermore, just like Ironman ... Read more

Perplexing Review Of So-Called Plantar Fasciitis Research aka Junk Science Garbage Based On BS

Perplexing Review Of So-Called Plantar Fasciitis Research aka Junk Science Garbage Based On BS

So-Called Plantar Fasciitis Research? 'So-Called' is clearly explained in the book. With which I'm pretty happy, on re-reading it. If you can enjoy re-reading a book you wrote, you're either insane or it's not too bad. There are already six reviews on Amazon, of which this one interested me. Why am I perplexed? Only three stars for a positive review. Is that a mixed message? Fascinated me, anyway. It was the ... Read more

Jack Heggie And Nociceptive Foot Pain Mind Control: Think Away Your ‘Plantar Fasciitis’

Jack Heggie And Nociceptive Foot Pain Mind Control: Think Away Your 'Plantar Fasciitis'

Nociceptive Foot Pain Mind Control Works You may be able to think your so-called plantar fasciitis away! Think of that! That'll save you a bundle of $$$ For someone with aortic disease, and peripheral vascular disease-induced calf claudication, I had a good day. 2.5-mile trail run with Willbe, our yellow lab (early morning). 35-mile bike ride, hitting the hills pretty hard (mid-morning). 2.5-mile ... Read more

Feet On Fire: Symptom Of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm?

Feet On Fire: Symptom Of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm?

Feet on Fire Saved My Life In An Ironman, in 2010 Another Case, Finally And another four today! Rocio, Frances, Mary, Kevin Comment by Kevin (Not FitOldDog): I went through that before I had surgery. Doctors just blew it off. I'd walk barefoot in the snow or soak in a bucket of ice water. Mayo Clinic - Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Symptoms Abdominal aortic aneurysms often grow slowly and usually ... Read more

Listen To Your Feet: My Feet And Ironman Saved My Life From An Aortic Aneurysm In 2010

Listen To Your Feet: My Feet And Ironman Saved My Life From An Aortic Aneurysm In 2010

Just imagine if I hadn't listened to my feet in 2010  If I'd gone to a doctor to solve my running foot pain! Instead of deciding to listen to my feet. And work it out for myself. Then I needed a doctor! Imaginary scenario concerning heading home from the doctor to be dead. Unless the doctor is an aortic surgeon in their spare time. Even then?? FitOldDog: Doc, I was in this Ironman race, and I was at ... Read more

Peripheral Arterial Disease-Induced Leg Claudication Research At The Running Track

Peripheral Arterial Disease-Induced Leg Claudication Research At The Running Track

Exercise Improves Leg Claudication Run Wisely and Report Your Data Leg claudication is a pain, especially for those who love to run. You can run the equations or see how you feel. True! It is a fluid dynamics problem. For us runners with leg claudication, it's a supply and demand problem. Thoughts: Control the demand and you'll balance the supply. Build collateral circulation with exercise and ... Read more

Iliac Artery Stent Thoughts On The Bike

Iliac Artery Stent Thoughts On The Bike

Do You Have An Iliac Artery Stent? A little Anatomy training could be helpful. Iliac artery stent: In the image above, identify your aorta, and the common iliac, internal iliac (hypogastric), external iliac and femoral arteries. Imagine where your stent might be. Ask your doctor for a copy of your scan; it's your property. Understanding your body and your stent might just save your life one day. Here's my ... Read more

Story Of True Love Of Ironman Triathlon, Which Saved FitOldDog’s Life In 2010

Story Of True Love Of Ironman Triathlon, Which Saved FitOldDog's Life In 2010

Love of Ironman Triathlon Why for love of Ironman Triathlon? Because Ironman saved FitOldDog's life in 2010. I was reviewing the heel pain book, above, prior to creating the paperback. You'd think it would be a grind. It describes the research journey of Tom, and his struggles with the heel pain that medical professionals incorrectly call plantar fasciitis. Epiphany: I realized that I was enjoying the ... 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.