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What is causing your Elbow Pain while Golfing?

What is causing your Elbow Pain while Golfing?

Two of the most common types of elbow injuries suffered by Americans are tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow. Both are chronic, overuse conditions that affect the tendons of the forearm muscles at the elbow. Tennis elbow affects the extensor muscle tendons on the outside...

Should You Run with Knee Pain?

Should You Run with Knee Pain?

You have knee pain and it has started to affect your running, should you stop running? should you rest? What about that local race that you do every year that is coming up, do you push through or hold back to rest up until that point? Here at Odom Health and Wellness...

Why Do I Hurt?

Why Do I Hurt?

If you are experiencing pain, you are probably one of the millions of people who are dealing with a feeling that is limiting your ability to live the way you hope to. Pain is such a common phrase in this day in age, but what is it?  There is physical pain, emotional...

Can Physical Therapy Help After Car Accident?

Can Physical Therapy Help After Car Accident?

Car Accident Physical Therapy Car crashes are often unavoidable and mostly inconvenient. Whether it is a fender-bender or severe collision; the burdens of insurance, vehicle damage and loss of time at work are only compounded by injury or pain from a car accident....

Why Does My Back Hurt?

Why Does My Back Hurt?

Unfortunately as we get older we start to notice things may ache a bit more than they used to.  Today’s society has become a sitting culture. We are no longer hauling hay in the fields or manning machines like we did in the industrial era (or at least not as many...

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and What You Can Do

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and What You Can Do

Have you ever leaked a little urine when coughing, sneezing, or jumping? While this may be common, it is not normal. Pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) is a condition that affects many men and women.  It is estimated that in women the prevalence of PFD of one or more...

Deadlifting: Common faults that may cause low back pain

Deadlifting: Common faults that may cause low back pain

The deadlift is a foundational movement in most forms of strength training, and is particularly important for athletes who train or compete in powerlifting, olympic lifting or CrossFit. The movement primarily involves the athlete bending towards the ground by hinging...

Holiday Nutrition 2018

1. Bring a healthy dish to share. One way to make sure you have a healthy option at a get-together is to bring it yourself. This can be as easy as bringing a veggie tray. 2. Have your favorite dish with no guilt. Saying no to everything makes us want it more and...

Running Barefoot vs. with Shoes? Which is Best?

Today I wanted to bring a a topic to you a talking about barefoot running versus shod running or running with with shoes and the reasoning for doing this.  A lot of people will will want to run barefoot as opposed to shoes and because of that, some people have...

2019 Flurry Scurry

5th Annual Flurry Scurry 5K Brings Families to the Snowy Shores of Lake Minnetonka EXCELSIOR, MN (JANUARY 20 ) The 5th Annual Flurry Scurry 5K, held in conjunction with The North American Pond Hockey Championship and in coordination with the Kelly Phillips Foundation,...