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#17 – Move well, then move a lot

Training programs are often focused on burning more calories, moving faster, and “blasting” your fat. This approach could land you in a load of trouble. Transcript: Hey, everybody! It’s Matt Hsu from Upright Health and welcome to the Episode 17 of the Upright Health Podcast. Today, we’re going to be talking about the priorities and […]

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#16 – What can you learn from climbing on rocks?

Climbing around on rocks can teach you unexpected things about life and about yourself. Transcript: Hey, everybody! It’s Matt Hsu from Upright Health and welcome to Episode 16 of the Upright Health Podcast. Today, I’m going to be talking with about two lessons I learned while climbing on rocks. I’m going to keep this pretty […]

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#15 – Does hip surgery actually improve your quality of life?

Find out how flawed measurements of improvement in hip surgery patients make hip surgery seem like a great idea. Resources: Harris Hip Score Arthroscopic Femoroplasty in the Management of Cam-type Femoroacetabular Impingement Transcript: Hey, everybody! This is Matt Hsu from Upright Health and welcome to Episode 15 of the Upright Health Podcast. Today, I am […]

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#14 – How to troubleshoot your own body

Learn how to identify issues and possible solutions for your aches and pains, and then discover how to gauge progress. Hips hurt side sleeping video mentioned in this episode Transcript: Hey, everybody! It’s Matt Hsu from Upright Health. Welcome to Episode 14 – How to troubleshoot your own body. So, today, I want to help […]

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#13 – Sloppy thinking down a slippery slope

How important is terminology to solving your problems? Poor use of language can trap you in pain. Transcript: Hey, everybody! Welcome to Episode 13 of the Upright Health Podcast. This is Matt Hsu. And today, we’re going to be talking about “sloppy thinking down a slippery slope.” So I had a discussion with a guy […]

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#12 – Look back, look in, and look forward

What can be learned from a long vacation and what can you do to prepare yourself mentally for 2015? Transcript: Hey, everybody! It’s Matt Hsu from Upright Health and welcome back to the Upright Health Podcast. Welcome to Episode 12 and to the very first episode of 2015! I was missing in action for about […]

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#11 – Be specific to be successful

How do you get more flexible, mobile, and strong? How do you get good at your sport? It comes down to how clear you are with your goals. Transcript: Hey, everybody! It’s Matt Hsu from Upright Health and welcome to Episode 11 of the Upright Health Podcast. Today’s topic is “be specific to be successful.” […]

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#10 – Is Thanksgiving dying?

Is the American holiday undergoing a change? Should it? Share your thoughts below! Transcript: Hey, everybody! It’s Matt Hsu from Upright Health and welcome to Episode Ten of the Upright Health Podcast. Today, we are going to ask a somewhat American-centric question – maybe very American-centric to question. So, this is a little bit of “food […]

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#9 – Can your quadriceps save your knee from arthritis?

Why does everyone think quadriceps strength will stop knee pain? Find out how this idea got popular and why the strategy can so often fail. Resource: Analysis of the discordance between radiographic changes and knee pain in osteoarthritis of the knee. Transcript: Hi, everybody this is Matt Hsu from Upright Health, and welcome back to […]

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#8 – What should Liam do about his clicky wrist?

In today’s episode, Matt answers a fan’s question about how to deal with a wrist that keeps clicking and talks about his approach to helping others solve their biomechanical problems.   Transcript: Hey, everybody! Welcome to Episode 8 of the Upright Health podcast. This is Matt Hsu. And today, we are going to be talking […]

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#7 – Are you torturing yourself?

Today, you’ll see how the CIA manual on torture explains why you make the decisions you do when you’re in pain; you’ll discover a few enhanced interrogation techniques; and you’ll learn how to beat the torture you inflict upon yourself.     Resources: Murga position CIA torture manual   Transcript: Hey, everybody it’s Matt Hsu […]

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#6 – Can you really have arthritis?

Arthritis is commonly considered the source of pain for creaky, painful joints. Bone spurs and narrowing joint spaces are its hallmarks, and pain is the alleged consequence. But is this narrative really true? Find out how a large scale study seriously undermines the generally accepted idea of arthritis. Referenced resources: Stages of Osteoarthritis Analysis of […]

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#4 – Should you get hip surgery?

Jill had hip pain that wouldn’t go away. Her surgeon warned her that she’d need arthroscopic surgery or she’d need hip replacement within a few years. But she decided against the surgery. Find out why on today’s episode.   Transcript: Hey everybody this is Matt Hsu from Upright Health and welcome to Episode 4 of […]

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#1 – Beating pain with the right mindset

Welcome to the first ever Upright Health Podcast episode! Today’s topic: Beating Pain with the Right Mindset. If you approach pain from the wrong perspective, you’re guaranteed to live a life full of pain, pills, and increasing disability. Switch your perspective, and the results will improve drastically. Click below to listen to or download the […]

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