All posts by DD Kelsey

The Body Always Wins

We live in a digital world. Lots of things are on demand. We get what we want when we want it. Think about that for a minute. It effects our mindset. We expect things to happen quickly and if it’s

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Good Thing, Bad Thing

When I graduated from PT school, I had a massive school loan to pay back and no job. That was a Bad Thing. But, on one of my clinical rotations, the Director of Physical Therapy at Brackenridge Hospital

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How to Rejuvenate Your Legs

There’s some disagreement about when “older” happens but just about all the experts agree that after the age of 65, most people will experience shrinking muscles and those who haven’t

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Belief is Real Medicine

The # 1 Rule of Recovery and Rebuilding – if you don’t believe you can improve, you won’t. This is because once we fix a certain outcome in our minds, we unconsciously seek evidence to

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Can’t Lose Weight? Be More Like a Dog

One of the keys to managing arthritic or painful joints is keeping your weight within an optimal range. And by the way, the images of people you see in the media – movies, television, Instagram,

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Heart vs. Head

This has been on my mind lately. The collision between Head and Heart. I’m a Heart guy but I come off as a Head guy to some people (it’s a work in progress, maybe I’m more heart now

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What’s the Story on Knee Cartilage Injuries?

From a reader recently: Hi Doug, do you have any recommendations for doctors and/or physical therapists in the New York City area who follow your way of thinking about cartilage regrowth? I am frustrated

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The Problem With Exercise

I generally avoid parties with a bunch of people I don’t know. Instead of finding it energizing, as a lot of people do, it’s sucks the energy out of me like a vampire – an energy vampire. But

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Ignoring The Bid

Have you ever been in a conversation with someone and right after you finish, the other person starts talking about a different topic? I mean the moment you stop. It’s as if he didn’t hear

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Why Stretch?

Because you feel tight. Or maybe something hurts. Maybe it’s because you think it’s the right thing to do like before a run or a workout. I had a “ah-hah” moment a while ago when

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