PAIN BOOK PROMOTION: Free ebook for two days only – Pain, Good Friend, Bad Master

PAIN BOOK PROMOTION: Free ebook for two days only - Pain, Good Friend, Bad Master

PAIN, GOOD FRIEND, BAD MASTER BOOK PROMOTION This ebook will be FREE for download from Amazon for TWO DAYS ONLY. Starting tomorrow (Saturday, August 4th, Central time).   This carefully crafted little book contains stories about all kinds of pain. They range from post-surgical pain to love-sickness, with advice on how to best deal with each. Dangerous drugs? There are examples on when ... Read more

Chronic Plantar Fasciitis Treatment For Those Who’ve Tried Everything

Chronic Plantar Fasciitis Treatment For Those Who've Tried Everything

Research-Based Approach to Chronic Plantar Fasciitis Treatment It worked for Elise The boot didn't help. Orthotics made it worse. Tom's had Elise running 16 miles, pain-free, within a week. It's a cure based on eight years of research. Why is Tom still fighting the dangerous craziness of heel injections: Here's why: During his online research, Tom found two groups of plantar fasciitis (NFP) ... Read more

Some Incorrect Disease Names: ITBS (NLKP), ADD/ADHD (SHP), Plantar Fasciitis (NFP)

Some Incorrect Disease Names: ITBS (NLKP), ADD/ADHD (SHP), Plantar Fasciitis (NFP)

Who Cares About Disease Names? Pathologists for a Start! Here's an interesting quote concerning the importance of disease names: “An illness, at the moment of its discovery, is a fragile idea, a hothouse flower—deeply, disproportionately influenced by names and classifications. (More than a century later, in the early 1980s, another change in name—from gay related immune disease (GRID) to acquired immuno ... Read more

Three ‘A’s, Five ‘Y’s, Mechanisms of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, And Thanks Bill Cook!

Three 'A's, Five 'Y's, Mechanisms of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, And Thanks Bill Cook!

As a Pathologist, "FitOldDog wonders!" The work of Bill Cook and colleagues led to the magic of Rupert, my Cook Zenith Stent Graft.  What are the underlying mechanisms of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)? I can't solve this one with a coat hanger! You'll Need A Team To Work It Out! The five whys. A great approach to problem solving. Why me? Forget it Morgan, and grow up. You're damn lucky to be ... Read more

Aging Awareness Day And The Life Of An Ironman Triathlete With An Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Stent Graft

Aging Awareness Day And The Life Of An Ironman Triathlete With An Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Stent Graft

I'm aware of aging every day! Aging awareness day made me smile. We face aging everyday. Ironman saved my aging and keeps me going. Thank goodness I'm back in training. Wonderful 75th birthday party behind me.  US National Aging Awareness Day is on September 18th. Had no idea! 2017, a tough year, with two major surgeries and pneumonia. However! Once you've worked out what to do, DO IT! This thought ... Read more

Living With Aortic Disease From The Patient’s Perspective

Living With Aortic Disease From The Patient's Perspective

 You're Not Alone! And You Can Get Your Life Back On Track.  There are lots of helpful people out there, who've been through it and worse. They understand how you feel. They know what you need to know, if you, a family member or friend, are living with aortic disease. Here are some useful aortic disease sites. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Awareness Facebook Page Living With An Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm ... Read more

Plantar Fasciitis Debunked (Later I’ll Tackle ITBS)

So-Called Plantar Fasciitis Isn't Really Plantar Fasciitis Plantar Fasciitis Debunked? debunk verb Expose the falseness or hollowness of (a myth, idea, or belief). After eight years of research, and a couple of previous books, I've finally settled on the right name for the condition that doctors mistakenly call plantar fasciitis: Nociceptive Foot Pain (NFP) The driving force behind this work ... Read more

Never Too Old To Place In A Race

Never Too Old To Place In A Race

Prepare for Aging and You'll Still Be Running Never too old? People ask me why I do these things. My answer is simple. It keeps me young, I spend time with others of all ages, and why not? Oh Yes! And it keeps me out of assisted living. It was a great race, well attended. Deb went by me about half a mile from the end. By then, I was limping with a pulled left calf, and the old right calf was locking up. ... 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.