WOW! I thought I took a short sabbatical from my monthly health letters, but when I sat down to start this one I found that my last edition went out in March. Boy, time does fly! Since that last post I had surgery to reattach my right proximal hamstring to my pelvic bone. I spent four weeks in a brace and on crutches. Now I’ve transitioned to the long road of physical therapy and strengthening. I’m equating this journey to pregnancy in my mind. It will be 9-12 months before I’m back to “normal.” That will certainly seem like a lifetime while I’m in this phase, but down the road, I’m hoping it will seem like a small blip Have you ever been injured? If you have, you know it’s difficult to be patient during the healing process. You may have wondered, other than the obvious approaches of icing, massage, physical therapy, strength work and rest, are there other ways to heal muscles, tendons and joints and to shorten the duration? Your body is built to heal from the inside out and eating nutritious foods is an important part of healing. Are there specific kinds of healing foods that aid in recovery and help decrease the healing...