Achilles Tendinitis

Sometimes I experience pain at the back of my heel when I run or go up on my toes or when I try to push off while walking.  It can be a burning or throbbing type pain. You have just described Achilles Tendinitis.   Achilles Tendinitis is an inflammation of the Achilles Tendon or Heel Cord.  […]


Exercise is an important item in one’s lifestyle.  When we think of exercise we usually think of running, walking or working out in a gym. Exercises are used to promote, maintain or develop: Strength Cardiovascular Fitness and Endurance Improved Movement and Flexibility Relaxation Coordination, Balance and Skill. The Body responds to the forces applied to […]


Strength is a goal that is often sought after when Participating in an Exercise program.  You may be trying to develop, maintain or improve your strength through different exercises.  Strength is simply the ability of a muscle or group of muscles to produce tension and force in one maximum effort when a specific demand is […]

Aerobic Exercise

Continuous exercise that raises your heart rate (the number of times your heart beats per minute) to a level appropriate for your age and maintained for at least 20 minutes is called Aerobic Exercise. During this type of exercise you do not stop the activity for periods of time which would allow your heart rate […]

Achilles Tendinitis RX

Achilles Tendinitis can cause severe pain while walking, jumping, running or going up on your toes. It can be caused by abnormalities in your foot, a change in your walking pattern, an injury to your calf muscle or decreased flexibility. Sometimes, Achilles Tendinitis can be caused from an ankle sprain or a knee injury.  Your […]