Superstitions often have rational roots. While some superstitions just seem silly — like Friday the 13th being unlucky or a bird pooping on you being lucky — the one about walking under a ladder being unlucky makes sense.
Don’t press your luck, use common sense with ladders
From a proud mother
"Wow! Today is the one-year anniversary of Jim’s shoulder surgery. As he said by email, “if you had told me a year ago that I would be here, I’d tell you that you have a sick and twisted sense of humor.” Dream big; work hard.
Why physical therapy matters
If you’ve hurt yourself, or had orthopaedic surgery, chances are good you’ve spent at least some time with a physical therapist.
Good pain. Bad pain.
No pain no gain. We’ve all heard the expression and the fact is, there is both truth and danger in it. Sure, pain can indicate muscle engagement and growth, but it can also reveal injury. It’s important to understand when your pain is typical and when it’s cause for concern.
Dr. Lilyquist featured on KTVN's Ask the Doctor
"So bring your arms up above you as high as you can go,” asks Dr. Michael Lilyquist of his patient, Robert Rodriguez.
April Fool’s Day surprise
It was a beautiful April Fool’s Day on the slopes. Until it took a terrible turn. Literally.
50 is the new 30: Tips for staying young as we age
Exercising our way into old age is one of the pillars of healthy aging.
It’s spring in the Sierra — pack your puffy!
Our recreational activities require more planning and vigilance now that we’re living in a COVID-19 world. Click here to learn more.
Nutrition and joint/bone health: the secret is there is no secret
What’s the secret to feeling younger and healthier? Eat right and exercise. Yes, it sounds obvious, and you’ve heard it all your life and for good reason. But it can be a little more complicated than that. What should we eat? How should we exercise?
Life-changing foot surgery
Middle school teacher Carolyn Hughes says that Dr. Hayes changed her life. And that is not an exaggeration. “Poor bone structure runs in my family,” she shares. “My arches are way too high, which causes the tendons to pull on my toes, making them malformed.”
Are your joints begging you to lose weight?
Cold Winter Weather: The X Factor
Northern Nevada is a year-round playground for sports and physical activity enthusiasts, which of course, we love.