Does pain make you crazy? Irrational? Like you’re going out of your mind? Do you respond to pain by getting short, angry and pissed off? Pain sure as hell did this to me! When the knee pain hit, it felt like I wanted to lose my f*cking mind Nothing calm or rational about it… I […]
Do your knees feel tight and restricted when you walk?
Do your knees feel tight and restricted when you walk? Is squatting a thing of the past? Still having problems going up and down stairs? In one of the famous Seinfeld episodes that addresses the topic of “Shrinkage” George Costanza gets caught with his “pants down” after time in a swimming pool by Jerry Seinfeld’s […]
Still wanting an answer as to ‘why’ your knees hurt?
Frustrated going to everyone under the sun getting a different perspective? Still wanting an answer as to ‘why’ your knees hurt? Wanting someone to fix it for you? That’s what I thought still groggy from the surgery… I had cotton mouth from all the anesthesia to put me under. Taking a sip from the cup. […]
The Gap between RICE Therapy & PT
Over the past few years I’ve really noticed The Gap between RICE Therapy and Physical Therapy which generally goes like this. After injuring your knee the first recommendation by any doctor or physical therapist is RICE Therapy (Rest, Ice, Compression, & Elevation). Elevate your leg with ice on it to keep the swelling down and […]
The Knee Pain Guru Case Study #4 – Marijo
The following Case Study was with retired executive coach, Marijo Franklin and her experience with arthritis and chronic knee pain for 8 years working with The Knee Pain Guru, Bill Parravano.