A Simple Exercise for Your Neck Pain

EXERCISES FOR MY… NECK? Our neck is extremely adaptive. Look up and down, left and right, or any combination of those movements and you get a sense of just how much freedom of movement we have. But as with any body part, using it in a similar ways consistently leads to adaptive changes. Consider “text Read more about A Simple Exercise for Your Neck Pain[…]

The Rotator Cuff – What is it?

Shoulder Anatomy The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles that make up part of your shoulder (see Figure 1). These muscles each attach to the shoulder blade (scapula) at one end, and the top of the arm (humerus) at the other. Three of these muscles (supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor) are located at the back Read more about The Rotator Cuff – What is it?[…]

Snowshoeing: Stomp your way into their hearts

In need of a last-minute gift idea, something different nobody else is looking for, and friendly to people who want to enjoy the wintery outdoors? I have a suggestion: Snowshoes. Now hear me out — this obviously isn’t a gift-advising site, but since snowshoes double as vehicles to increase activity, promote exercise, and enjoy the Read more about Snowshoeing: Stomp your way into their hearts[…]

Pt Q’s: Treadmill Running

Treadmill Running vs Outdoor Running  The Q: Is there a difference in how I run outdoors compared to on a treadmill? It was a question from a patient of mine, and certainly with the changing temperatures outdoors, a reasonable one. Before I started studying seriously in this field, it’s also I question I used to Read more about Pt Q’s: Treadmill Running[…]

Physical Activity and You: Do you have time?

How much physical exercise is enough? Where am you supposed to find time to exercise every day? Do you really need to run / lift weights / climb stairs? These are all common questions, some of which can be answered with some new and exciting (aren’t you excited??) research! You’re probably most familiar with the Read more about Physical Activity and You: Do you have time?[…]