Archive for May, 2014
Knee Braces – Are they for Everyone?
Knee braces are not new, as they have been around for a very long time with the massive amount of knee injuries that occur. But, the question is, are they really effective for everyone? Depending on the actual injury, the treatment can vary including more traditional options such as physical therapy and surgery, or non-traditional […]
Poor Posture and Neck Pain – Is there a Connection?
Absolutely, there’s a connection! It’s a common misconception that neck pain has to be caused by either sleeping in a position not even suited for a contortionist …or trauma, such as whiplash. Actually, neck pain due to trauma is not nearly as common as it being the result of poor posture. If you have consistent […]
3 Types of Exercise to Help with Rotator Cuff Tendonitis
Rotator cuff tendonitis is a condition when there is inflammation within the group of muscles and tendons in the shoulder. There are 4 groups of tendons that form over the humeral head, which work together with the deltoid muscle, and help to control the rotation and elevation of your arm. People who do repetitive overhead […]
Stabilizing an Unstable Ankle through Exercise
Most everyone who exercises, participates in sports, or walks anywhere, has experienced an ankle injury, even if it’s a simple sprain. And, if you have experienced a simple sprain, you know it’s really not that simple. It’s a common area of the body to injure because the ankle joint is used just about any time […]