Shoulder Pain: Why Does My Shoulder Hurt When I Reach Up To The Top Cabinet?

Shoulder Pain

This is one of the most common shoulder injuries we see here in my clinic. The shoulder has the greatest movements of all the joints in the body and the rotator cuff is a set of muscles that supports these movements. There are only 3 ligaments in the shoulder that allow this high range of…

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Shoulder Pain: 3 Things That Surprisingly DON’T Help Ease It

Shoulder Pain

Are you currently suffering from shoulder pain? It’s one of the greatest mysteries of being 50+; the sudden onset of shoulder pain and stiffness that often creeps up without any warning or explanation. Sometimes it just happens! I’ve had a number of patients come to see us, saying things like… “I just woke up one…

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How Your Lifestyle Could Be Making Your Shoulder Pain Worse (and How to Ease it)

Shoulder Pain

Often it can be hard to see what you’re doing wrong in your habits because, well, it’s your lifestyle. Your daily routine is so uniform to you that it can become second nature to read before bed, play on your tablet, or go for that golf game on Saturday morning. What if I told you…

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How to Ease Shoulder Pain That Keeps You Up At Night

Shoulder Pain

Let’s talk about shoulder pain… the one thing that gets on most people’s nerves because they don’t know what to do about it. They think it’s just something they have to get on with day-in and day-out… Meet Suzie for example… Suzie is a fellow physical therapist and long-time family friend. She works with kids…

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Exercises To Reduce The Pain Of Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow

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Isn’t Tennis Elbow Just For Tennis Players?

Tennis Elbow

Although the term tennis elbow clearly originated from people hitting tennis balls, the condition should be termed “computer elbow” at this point. These days, it’s more commonly caused by computer usage. Tennis elbow would best be described as a repetitive strain injury, which is ultimately induced by repetitive motions, leading to chronic exhaustion of the…

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How Elbow Pain Can Be Eased With Shoulder Strengthening

Elbow Pain

Elbow pain can be caused by a plethora of things and over the years we’ve talked about a majority of them! Some causes include the elbow joint itself, the wrist and forearm and even higher into the neck and shoulder. The elbow is a hinge joint that connects your forearm to your upper arm and…

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Things You Can Do Now to Ease Your Headache Pain

Headache

Headaches are a pain. We all get them now and again, but unfortunately for some of us, they can be a regular occurrence… It’s incredible just how many people tell us that they’ve suffered from headaches. Often, many of our patients even consider them to be a regular part of life. That’s why things like…

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Headaches: More Than Just a Pain in the Head!

Headache

Headaches are a pain. We all get them now and again, but for some of us, they can be a regular occurrence… Here, at the clinic, it’s incredible just how many people we see who tell us that they’ve suffered from headaches. Often, many of my patients consider them to be a regular part of…

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Headaches & Migraines: “Was It Something I Ate?”

Headache

Let’s talk about headaches… Whether it’s the mid-afternoon pounding headache or an agonizing pain that leaves you sensitive to light and feeling sick, headaches are something most of us have experienced at one point or another. But for some, headaches are a much larger problem and can even affect everyday life… Brenda, a patient of…

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