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Category Archives: Shoulder

19 Sep, 2018

Moving Forward With Your Treatment- Shoulder

rotator cuff

Here are 3 very important things to keep in mind to speed up your recovery: Minimize irritating your shoulder by moving the arm only in a painfree range.    Avoid movements that hurt.  Early on, only actively moving your arm in front of you and don’t actively raise it above your shoulder.  Don’t actively reach out

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5 Oct, 2017

PREHAB to Improve Your Goals

HealthQuest Physical Therapy Male on balance bars

If you’re planning on having surgery such as a total knee replacement, shoulder replacement, or lumbar fusion, just to name a few, having physical therapy before as well as after surgery, gives you great benefits. Prehab Study A new study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine (2015) followed patients who participated in presurgical

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3 Oct, 2017

Is Your Shoulder Pain Coming From the Rotator Cuff?

rotator cuff

Have you ever felt a twinge in your shoulder when lifting something, or do you suffer from an aching shoulder at the end of the day? This could be a sign that your rotator cuff is weak and irritated. Various studies* show that 20% of people with shoulder pain after age 32 have a rotator

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1 Sep, 2017

Reach for Full Range!

Think about how much you reach in a day, whether it’s getting a cup out of the cupboard or the keyboard in front of you at your desk, you probably reach for something at least 20 times a day and you may not even know your reach is limited!  Even if you are not experiencing

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28 Mar, 2017

How To Relieve Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Pain

Do you have aching shoulders? Do you know that the problem could be a result of rotator cuff damage? That’s right, your shoulder pain that comes along with certain motions or that you notice during sleep could be a result of rotator cuff issues. Or maybe your son/daughter is getting ready for softball/baseball and they

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