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Category: Shoulder Pain

Common Causes of Shoulder Pain and How Physical Therapy Can Help

August 5th, 2019

Your shoulder is the most flexible and movable joint in your body, consisting of several bones, muscles, joints and tendons. This means there are several ways the shoulder can become injured and cause pain. There are many causes of shoulder pain and steps you can take to eliminate the discomfort. Physical therapy is an effective

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How Good Posture Can Prevent Shoulder Impingement

June 20th, 2018

Typically, shoulder impingement is caused by repetitive motions. Weight lifters, tennis players, painters and construction workers are susceptible to shoulder impingement. At the same time, shoulder impingement can be caused by daily activities like driving, reading, working and cooking. The postures during these activities can affect the amount of subacromion space in the shoulders. The

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How You Should Sleep to Relieve Neck or Shoulder Pain

February 21st, 2017

  Have you ever laid awake, tossing and turning, because of that annoying ache in your neck or shoulder? Why is it that you can be busy all day, but when you lay down to sleep, you start to feel more discomfort or pain? The reason for this is that your brain is busy handling

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3 Ways to Beat Achy Shoulders

April 11th, 2016

Do you find your shoulders aching at the end of the day or when having to lift your arms? Whether your pain is from an old injury or just from moving all day long, try these simple techniques to feel better and stronger. Why Your Shoulders Hurt Your shoulders are the most complicated joints in

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Are Your Shoulders Giving You Headaches?

October 13th, 2015

Do you know that 47% of the adult population will have a headache at least once within a year according to the World Health Organization? 45 million Americans complain of headaches each year, 8 million visit their doctor, and 3 million went to the emergency room according to US Department of Health and Human Services. Even minor headaches

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Aching Shoulders? Tips and Stretches

June 29th, 2015

We depend on our shoulders for many daily activities: from brushing your teeth to driving your car. Most of these movements may seem simple, but, as Magnolia therapist Ryan Marek points out, the shoulder is the most complicated joint in the human body. “The best way to think of the shoulder is a ball and

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Aching Shoulders? What you need to know about your rotator cuff…

January 14th, 2015

If your shoulder is painful with certain motions or when you sleep, your rotator cuff could be giving you trouble. You need the strength of your rotator cuff to help you do all sorts of activities from brushing your hair and teeth, to lifting objects overhead and even throwing a baseball. The rotator cuff is

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