Improve your physical medicine and rehabilitation knowledge with article provided by Jacques Courseault, M.D.

Does Grapefruit Affect Norvasc (Amlodipine)?

Grapefruit juice is known to interact with many different types of medications, from anti-anxiety drugs to statins. Specifically, grapefruit juice inhibits the CYP3A4 system of the cytochrome P45o liver enzymes, which metabolize many ingested foods […]

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List: The Effects of Exercise on the Heart and Cardiovascular System

Of course there are numerous benefits to regular exercise, not to mention the tremendous benefits regular exercise has on heart health. Check out the list I put together for your reference regarding a few of […]

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Exercises for Disability or Paralysis: Exploring Creative Alternatives

Spending long hours sitting in a wheelchair or in a bed can not only be uncomfortable, but can also lead to weight gain, weakened muscles, joint and muscle stiffness and weakened heart and lungs. Thus, […]

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Sacroiliac Joint (SIJ) Dysfunction and How your Partner Can Help

Sacroiliac joint (SIJ) dysfunction is responsible for 13% of low back pain.   This dysfunction can affect everything from exercise activities, walking, stair climbing, and even sitting. It often can manifest itself as low back pain and even […]

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Foam Rolling: Who has time for that?

I know what you’re thinking. Not another fitness fad to add into my regimen. Believe me, I would have agreed with you initially. However, the more I practice, the more I’ve found just how much […]

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How to Prevent and Treat Shin Splints or Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome

How can I prevent shin splints/MTSS?

As any doctor will tell you, “the best treatment is prevention.” Here are a few keys to avoiding MTSS:

First, make sure you wear the right shoes when exercising. No, they […]

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Should You Run With Knee Osteoarthritis?

Can running or jumping worsen knee osteoarthritis? Find out how to exercise within your limitations.

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The Side Plank Exercise: The Love Handle Tightener

Not too many of us “love” our love handles when it comes down to it. In fact, I’m making a move today to call them the “break up handles” because we need to break up […]

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Hip Osteoarthritis? Exercise to Reduce Pain!

One out of ten adults are suffering with osteoarthritis of the hip. Symptoms can be mild, mostly consisting of night pain, or pain can be more intense and debilitating. Because no cure exists, symptoms are […]

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