New York Times: The Heart Perils of Pain Relievers

An interesting look at the risks that come from taking anti-inflammatory medications. http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/06/17/the-heart-perils-of-pain-relievers/?_r=0 The article quotes one doctor as saying, “If these drugs are making your life a lot better, that may be worth the risks.  But a lot of people will tell you, ‘I can’t tell if they’re doing anything, I just take themContinue reading “New York Times: The Heart Perils of Pain Relievers”

Tip for knee and hip pain: Go down the stairs backwards

When I first developed knee issues, I found it extremely painful to walk down the stairs normally.  I would limp down in an awkward way, trying to find a way to move that wouldn’t hurt my knees so much.  Of course these awkward, tense movements ended up placing a great deal of strain on myContinue reading “Tip for knee and hip pain: Go down the stairs backwards”