General Health Topics

Two of the Best Places to Get Fit in San Mateo County

Brien Shamp’s Boot Camps – Belmont, Ca

Let me first say that I used to run a fitness boot camp for about 4 years prior to opening High Amplitude Health. So I know that boot camps are one of the best, if not THE best workouts you can get if you want to get your body […]

By |December 17th, 2015|Fitness and Workouts, General Health Topics|0 Comments

Visit the High Amplitude Health YouTube Channel

Watch exercise and rolling technique videos specifically created for High Amplitude Health patients.

~ High Amplitude Health is a chiropractic and sports injury center located in San Mateo, California. Doctor of Chiropractic, John Blenio shows you how to take care of your body using foam rollers, massage balls, and other tools.

Aetna Chiropractor 94403

If you have Aetna insurance, High Amplitude Health is In-Network and located in San Mateo, California.

Dr. John Blenio is expertly equipped to address your lower back pain, neck and shoulder pain, headaches, and more. He functions primarily as a Sports Medicine Chiropractor and has been certified in Active Release Therapy to treat muscle and tendon […]

By |September 17th, 2015|General Health Topics, Other Stuff|0 Comments

Prepare Your Muscles for Injury Free Weight Lifting Workouts

Start Each New Exercise with a “Hyper Set.”

Injury prevention is essential when going to the gym to lift weights. That’s why warming up properly is incredibly important. If you don’t warm up properly, there’s a good chance you might strain or tear muscles.

But you’ve heard this before right? And you’re wondering, “Why is this guy telling […]

Is It Safe to Lift Weights While Pregnant?

“This article is interesting. Raul Artal, M.D. says that it’s “generally safe to lift up to 30 pounds (or one 15 pound dumbell in each hand), if you’re pregnant,” but there is no mention of the woman’s fitness level prior to getting pregnant. Some women are simply much more fit and strong than others, and 15 […]

By |September 28th, 2013|General Health Topics|0 Comments

Your Shoes may be Causing Your Plantar Fasciitis

By DR JOHN BLENIO, D.C.

It is my belief that plantar fasciitis occurs, because of shoes. Think about it. Nature did not design humans to wear shoes. When we are born, we are born bare footed. The skin and muscles of our feet are meant to be in close contact with the ground. However, from a […]

By |August 11th, 2013|General Health Topics|Comments Off

A Popular Myth About Running Injuries

By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS | Phys Ed

Almost everyone who runs (or has shopped for running shoes) has heard that how your foot pronates, or rolls inward, as you land affects your injury risk. Pronate too much or too little, conventional wisdom tells us, and you’ll wind up hurt. But a provocative new study shows that this […]

By |August 10th, 2013|General Health Topics|Comments Off