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How to Wear a Sling

Shoulder and arm injuries a relatively common occurrence – hundreds of thousands of Americans every year require surgery for rotator cuff or other injuries. And an integral part of the healing process involves wearing a shoulder sling which helps to restrict movement and protect the shoulder from re-injury. However, many people aren’t clear about how […]

Understanding The Funny Bone

If you’ve ever hit your elbow and felt a tingling pain sensation, you’ve likely hit the funny bone. Although to be clear, the funny bone isn’t as much a bone, as it is actually a set of elbow nerves called the ulnar nerve. But why does hitting it produce such a weird and unusual sensation? […]

The Best Shoulder Stretches

As anyone with a sedentary job can attest, shoulder tension is a common issue. But while many people suffer from shoulder weakness, tension and more, few know the right shoulder stretch exercises to help alleviate the discomfort and pain. Therefore, in this article, we’ll explore how to stretch shoulders and go over a few of […]

Shoulder Surgery Recovery Tips

When thinking of shoulder injuries, surgery is not the first thing that comes to mind. But while in many cases, shoulder injuries heal without surgical intervention, sometimes surgery is required for a full shoulder recovery, especially if the injury is related to the rotator cuff or the surrounding ligaments. But what should you expect after […]

Weightlifting Elbow Pain

Explaining Weightlifting Elbow Pain    Feel like you’re being held back with your weight training because of elbow aches? If elbow twinges are causing even minor disruption to your workouts you need to address the issue and figure out what exactly is causing the pain, before it’s too late. Weightlifting elbow pain is quite common […]

Sudden Shoulder Pain

Sudden Shoulder pain – the ins and outs It is true to say we don’t appreciate how precious our shoulder joint is, and how much we use it until something goes wrong with it!  It is also the most mobile and flexible joint in the human body. The particular ball and socket joint structure allow […]

How to Perform a Sleeper Stretch

When a patient has experienced a shoulder injury or a medical condition that impacts the functionality of their shoulder, physical therapy is essential to restoring a full range of motion and getting the patient back to their regular activities. The more a patient completes their physician-recommended stretches and exercises, the sooner they will regain their […]

Elbow Bursitis Treatment and Recovery

The body is a miraculous thing— it has built-in protection systems to keep organs, bones, and other vital mechanisms safe. From eyelashes to keep dust and debris away from our eyes, to fingernails that prevent damage to our distal phalanx, each of us is born with a comprehensive set of safeguards that shield us from […]