Rotator Cuff Tendinitis 101: How to improve mobility, strength, and possibly, avoid surgery.

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Everyone has an opinion on the management of shoulder pain. Whether it is a family member, co-worker, or neighbor, you are bound to find someone that tried to rid of their shoulder pain conservatively or surgically. You will hear both sides of people’s experiences when it comes to having shoulder surgery. Some will say that it helped and they would … Read More

6 Factors That Impact Your Chronic Shoulder Instability Rehabilitation

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Have you experienced a shoulder injury? Do you have ongoing problems with pain or mobility? If your shoulder limitations persist, you may have developed chronic shoulder instability. A 2019 article reported that about 1% to 2% of Americans will have a shoulder dislocation in their lifetime. Many young, active, athletic people have an increased risk. Finding effective treatment is key to preventing … Read More

Physical Therapy for Rotator Cuff Tendinitis: It’s Worth It!

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With rest, the help of a skilled physical therapist, and the right exercises, rotator cuff tendinitis most often can be treated without further intervention. Swimmer’s shoulder, bursitis, or impingement are just a few of the names sharing the same meaning: rotator cuff tendinitis.  This inflammation of your shoulder joint tendons doesn’t discriminate against age or occupation. If you are repeatedly … Read More

Andrew Luck’s calf and high ankle injury assessment from a Holistic – Sports Medicine Physical Therapist’s perspective.

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Andrew Luck is having a rough time starting the NFL 2019 season. This season can define his status as an elite quarterback in the NFL or not. He has physically gone through a lot of events that could have been prevented. This article goes over the timeline of his injuries. Everything happens for a reason, and Andrew Luck’s sequences of … Read More

What is Visceral Manipulation and do you need it to help your stiffness or pain?

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If you desire to stay active, you will most likely deal with a sports injury, arthritis, or discomfort at some time.   Whether your pain or stiffness is coming from a muscle, tendon, joint breakdown, or cartilage damage like a meniscus tear, all musculoskeletal issues require three important factors in helping your body to heal.  The three factors that your doctors are … Read More

3 Exercises That Will Help Your Shoulder That No One is Talking About

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Did you know that our shoulder is designed to give us the ability to be dynamic and not for true power and strength?  This reason is why many suffer from chronic shoulder tightness and pain.  My best analogy when restoring peoples shoulder back to normal is a juggler juggling from a unicycle.  Read my article “Juggling The Juggler” to get … Read More

Juggling the Juggler (Part 1)

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Juggling is a complicated skill requiring one to have intricate handling of various objects. One false move and the act is over. Add more objects and the tasks require more attention to detail. I have tried it and still cannot perform it. I am in awe and jealous that someone can make it look that easy. Maybe, I just need to … Read More