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When Muscle Soreness Helps Muscle Growth (And When It Doesn’t)

This has been one of those ideas floating around for years and I still see posts about people feeling as if they didn’t have a good workout if they don’t get DOMS or actually chasing DOMS. 

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Tips And Tricks

Beauty is Pain: The Tale of the Skinny Jeans

Skinny jeans have been popular for some time now. But, how tight is too tight? Are they too tight when you can’t breathe? Are they too tight when you need to wear Spanx with them? 245 more words

Science

Relax - your skinny jeans aren't likely to land you in hospital

The internet’s buzzing over the Australian woman who was hospitalised for four days due to her too-skinny jeans (you can read the story here). 306 more words

Health

Wearing high heels can actually be good for you! But not for long...

You’ve heard the stats. Yup – high heels are notorious for causing pain in the foot, ankle and lower leg, along with a number of other foot-related injuries. 445 more words

Health

About Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Neurosurgeon Dr. Michael Thomas recently completed his spine fellowship through the University of Miami, where he focused on minimally invasive spine surgery (MIS). This differs from traditional spine procedures in that it involves a small incision, which in turn results in less blood loss and muscle damage. 120 more words

Neurosurgeon

newbie... an intro to... Chiari and ME ... after surgery I still need help

I was told I needed to start a blog… I’m new to this whole concept of an online diary of “about me” that the entire world can read at will… it seems a bit narcissistic to think that anyone would give 2 shits what I have to say… I am NOT a writer… in fact I have a serious dislike of using correct punctuation. 1,176 more words

Zocor Tied to Muscle Damage

NEW YORK — Zocor is an important component in many cholesterol lowering drugs. But a new study shines an unpleasant light on one of Zocor’s side effects: muscle damage. 169 more words

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