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Scapular dyskinesis is an altered position or movement of the scapula (shoulder blade). Another term for this is called “SICK” scapular syndrome. “SICK” scapula is an acronym that stands for scapular malposition, inferior medial border prominence, coracoid pain, and scapular dyskinesis (or abnormal scapular movement). The scapula plays an important role in shoulder function and our ability to...
If you have pain or are recovering from an injury, it can be hard to know when pain during exercise is okay or causing harm. Sometimes pain during an exercise is completely normal. Occasionally pain may be harmful, and the exercise should be modified. Use the following to help guide you: Pain intensity during the...
Do you have back pain or a recent injury? Or just aren’t moving or feeling your best? If you have a problem related to the musculoskeletal system (bones, spine, joints, cartilage, muscles, tendons, and ligaments), a physical therapist can likely help you! Physical therapists use a combination of hands-on treatment and specific movement prescription to...
The combination of the warmth, decreased gravitational loads and the resistance of water as well as the expertise of a specially trained aquatic Physical Therapist combine for the perfect environment to improve strength, range of motion and function following an injury. Often, due to the severity or irritability of an injury, water based physical therapy...
They say that extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures. As a result, many of us have had to social distance and take additional steps to ensure our safety. Now it is our turn to help lift you up by doing what needs to be done for you to get the care you need, with the peace of...
Have you suffered an arm injury and want to get back to throwing without pain? Many baseball player’s experience arm pain at one point or another in their career and try almost anything to help alleviate their pain. Shoulder and elbow pain for throwing athletes are some of the most debilitating injuries due to the...
Whether from an acquired injury or post-surgery, most of us inevitably encounter situations that cause injuries and leave physical scars on our bodies. Depending on the severity, length, and depth of the wound, scars take varying amounts of time to heal. In general though, it takes on average one year for a wound/scar to be...
When being evaluated for shoulder pain, a few things that a Doctor of Physical Therapy usually always looks at is your thoracic spine, shoulder and head position! This is because a forward head, rounded shoulders, and limited thoracic spine mobility may contribute to a common condition called shoulder impingement syndrome.  A study published this April...
Did you know that factors such as stress, lack of sleep, depression, anxiety, financial hardship, relationships or even just a difficult day can result in increased pain and long term chronic pain?  Imagine a glass with just a few drops of water in it. This glass is an example of your tolerance to pain. When...
Do you suffer from dizziness or vertigo? Up to 30% of adults will experience dizziness in their lifetime. Dizziness is the feeling of being unbalanced or unsteady. Vertigo is the false feeling that your surroundings are moving or spinning. Dizziness, vertigo, and imbalance often result from injury to, or conditions affecting the vestibular system, which...