Browsing All posts tagged under »joint pain«

The problems with cortisone shots

May 11, 2018


Cortisone shots suck. Unless you are a high level athlete where returning to the playing field is critical, taking cortisone shots for joint pain absolutely, positively sucks. Say your shoulder has been bothering you for 6 months. You walk into your primary care doctor and they do some asinine examination on your shoulder acting like […]

Why you are suddenly having pain now

August 16, 2013


Jon has always been an active guy. He played sports in high school, intramurals in college, regularly works out, has done a few 5ks, etc. During one of his runs he suddenly got some pain on the outside of his knee. Afterwards he iced it, took it easy for a bit, then went back to […]

How long does it take to get rid of chronic pain?

August 1, 2013


In the context of this post, chronic pain is musculoskeletal pain. Typical muscle or joint pain like your shoulder, lower back, knee, neck, etc. Simple way to think about this When you first start exercising you don’t expect your biceps to get bigger after one workout, or even a week of workouts. You understand it’s […]