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PAIN – IS IT ALL IN YOUR HEAD?

Pain. No one likes it. So what if you could opt out of pain? Would you do it? There are actually reported cases of people not being able to feel pain – it’s called congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis (CIPA), and it’s a rare genetic disorder. Though this might sound nice at first, it’s actually a very debilitating condition. Ashlyn Blocker is a five year old with this condition, and because she can’t feel pain she has fallen from dangerous heights, bitten through her tongue while eating and burned herse...

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“IT’S RUNNING SEASON”

Transitioning Tips – Running in the Winter to Running in the Spring We will be running from the frozen tundra to the blooming flowers. Running into warmer weather from here on out sounds pretty good. This means that if you made it through running in the winter you can expect your pace to increase slightly and distance to be greater without the fatigue feeling. Here are some simple tips to feel great running into warmer weather. If you hibernated all winter and now are ready to get back out there, we can help you too!  1.ClothingIf yo...

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SO WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY THE “CORE”?

If there’s anything we all want; it’s a better version of our core, right? The media seems to tell us that it’s important for everything we do – from fitness to fashion to heart health and beyond. But based on our conversations with folks at BASE everyone seems to have a different idea of what the “core” actually is. So before we jump into our “ab day” workouts, we should understand the core and its purpose. So what do you think it is? Try to answer the questions below: Having a great &l...

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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN ‘YOUR BACK GOES OUT’?

Back pain in constantly in the headlines – why? Because according to the National Institute of health 80% of adults experience back pain at some point in their lifetime. Here at BASE we see patients of all ages and all activity levels struggling with back pain. So today we’re going to answer the question – what’s happening when ‘your back goes out?’  We’ve all heard or experienced the story – “I bent over to pick up a pencil and threw my back out” or “I got up too quickly an...

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DR. FIGUEROA FEATURED PART OF THE STORY EXCHANGE

“I have always wanted to start my own rehab practice, especially one that emphasized one on one patient care”. Check out the feature on Dr. Figueroa, owner of Base, by The Story Exchange. Learn more about her thoughts on success and the role models that contributed to her current accomplishments as a female business owner.

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