Chef Mario’s Corner: Raw Foods

It is easy to understand that eating more raw foods feels good. The burden for most of us is, what to do with that bag of carrots or the big scary daikon radish in your shopping cart.  Personally I am not a big fan of raw carrots. If big chunks of carrot are in my...
$310,300 For Neck Surgery?

$310,300 For Neck Surgery?

Since I refuse to watch or read the news, a good friend of mine will occasionally bring articles that he feels I might find interesting and, wow, did he bring me a “whopper!”  This blog is in response to an article in the New York Times about a man who received bills...
Fascia

Fascia

During my 9 years of undergraduate and graduate schooling I had the fortunate ability to perform 3 full cadaver dissections. Two at the University of North Dakota Medical School and one at the University of Osteopathic Medicine.  All three dissections brought unique...
A Blog For All Athletes

A Blog For All Athletes

If you are an athlete and concerned about non-contact injuries that could hamper performance or even end your career, this is a must-read article.  Last Sunday in the NFL there was yet another non-contact injury that could seriously jeopardize the career of Robert...
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) is characterized by pain or discomfort originating from the contact of the posterior surface of the patella (back of the kneecap) with the femur (thigh bone). It is a frequently encountered diagnosis in sports medicine clinics and...