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Shoulder Pain? Physiotherapy far MORE effective than Shockwave Therapy

Supervised exercises are more effective than shockwave treatment to relieve chronic shoulder pain, finds a study published on bmj.com. Shoulder pain is the fourth most common type of musculoskeletal pain reported to general practitioners and…
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Calcific tendonitis: why is it soooo painful.

Calcific tendinitis of the shoulder, typically characterized by calcium deposits on the rotator cuff, is an extremely painful condition that can severely impair movement and life quality. A new study appearing in today's issue of the Journal…
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IMS/ Intramuscular Stimulation/ Dry Needling

IMS/ Intramuscular Stimulation/Dry needling Whether recovering from an injury or dealing with everyday aches, tight muscles can be a pain in the neck. Functional dry needling is a new therapeutic treatment that stimulates twitches to provide…
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Young baseball players could benefit from preseason arm injury prevention programs

Young baseball players could benefit from preseason arm injury prevention programs Preseason prevention programs are beneficial to young baseball pitchers, according to research presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's…
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We are pleased to offer IMS: Try it today to feel great!

Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) or Functional Dry Needling (FDN) is a therapeutic treatment procedure that involves multiple advances of a filament needle into the muscle in the area of the body which produces pain and typically contains a ‘trigger…
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The aging game. Beautiful reporting.

The Aging Game A Special Report by Amy Gutman, Boston-based writer, and Madeline Drexler, editor, Harvard Public Health Please check out full article with fantastic images here: http://ow.ly/UFwGc The Gray Wave. The Silver Tsunami. The Agequake. Aging…
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Osteoarthritis

Physical Therapist's Guide to Osteoarthritis "Arthritis" is a term used to describe inflammation of the joints. Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis and usually is caused by the deterioration of a joint. Typically, the…
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The pain drain: Learn more about Pain

Physical Therapist's Guide to Pain The International Association for the Study of Pain has defined pain as "an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described in terms of such damage."…
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What is Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis)?

What is Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis)? Adhesive capsulitis is the stiffening of the shoulder due to scar tissue, which results in painful movement and loss of motion. The actual cause of adhesive capsulitis is a matter for debate. Some…
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Sports Injury Prevention Tips

Our bodies are a lot like ecosystems. Every atom, cell, bone, and muscle is connected- and inter-related. However, similar to ecosystems, things get out of balance from time to time. We should follow proper health habits that prevent injuries…