“Ask a PT” will be a weekly feature on Fridays in our blog, where we answer questions we get from our clients or posters on this site or our Facebook page. 525 more words
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Although there are many causes of shoulder pain and symptoms in the overhead athlete, scapular dysfunction has been thought to be a contributing factor to shoulder related pain.
A recent study by Myers et al in the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery has shown that scapular dysfunction identified during preseason screening in 246 high school baseball players is not associated with subsequent throwing-related upper extremity injuries. 123 more words
Each year, close to 2 million people in the United States visit their doctor for shoulder pain associated with a rotator cuff injury. Approximately one-third of rotator cuff tears will require surgery, with the remaining injuries benefiting from nonsurgical treatment including pain medication and rehabilitation exercises. 530 more words
I was lucky enough to interview Remedial Massage Therapist Todd Higgs- Patterson recently and have a treatment. Here is what happened…
JC: Hi Todd, what are clients coming in to see you for mainly this month? 695 more words
Our body’s core is defined as the deep abdominal and spinal muscles that support the spine and help to maintain a neutral position during movement. The definition can be expanded to include all of the muscles of the torso. 254 more words