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Protein Requirements in Athletes

There is much debate about the amount, type and quality of protein and required for athletes. The amount of protein required to maintain nitrogen balance is approximately 25 g a day. The average American diet though contains more than 100 g of protein a day. The short version of this post is that most people […]


Osteoarthritis Basics

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most frequent cause of disability in the United States, affecting 33% of Americans. The risk of developing OA substantially increases with each decade after the age of 45 years. Among reported upper and lower extremity sites, the most common region for OA to manifest is the medial compartment of the knee.  […]


Low Back Pain Frequency, Risk Factors and Prevention

More than 90% of Americans will experience low back pain at some point in their life.  The good news is that most acute back pain resolves within 3-4 weeks.  Only 10% of the population will have pain that continues for more than one year.  The bad news is that 75% of individuals will have a […]


Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow is also known as lateral epicondylosis and is the most common cause of elbow pain in adults. The injury involves the origin of the common extensor tendon and occurs from the accumulation of microtrauma from repetitive stress resulting in tendinosis. Repeated micro-tearing can result in degeneration and even tears within the muscle. The […]


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Thank you for taking the time to check out my redesigned website. My goal is to provide you with a high-quality resource for health and wellness information. You can expect regular blog posts on a variety of topics related to exercise, nutrition, healthy lifestyles, rehabilitation, personal growth and development, and reaching your goals. From time […]


Dr. Chris Burton is a physician with specialized training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He completed the Florida Medical Association Physician Leadership Program, and he takes a special interest on topics such as diet, exercise, musculoskeletal rehabilitation and leadership in healthcare. Chris is an avid proponent of living a healthy lifestyle, and he has a passion for helping others to experience their highest level of physical, mental and emotional health.

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