The shoulder is our most mobile joint in our body, allowing for movement in many different areas circling all around. We sacrifice stability in exchange to have this mobility. As a result, we have a labrum tissue to help support the ball and socket joint, and rotator cuff muscles that act as an active support to this joint.
Our shoulder complex is actually made up of 3 different joints from the front of our chest bone to the back of our shoulder blade that all move and function together. Unfortunately this leaves lots of opportunity for imbalance that result in pain and dysfunction.
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I’m a Movement Expert and My Muscles Are Sore!
February 22, 2023
By Mary Rose Strickland, PT, DPT, OCS Last week I upped my lower body strength training and wow was I sore the next day. It is common after completing a workout or doing strength exercises to experience soreness. The question becomes how to manage that soreness and is there a way to make it go
Bad Posture Can ‘Sneak Up’ as Shoulder Pain as You Age
March 16, 2022
By Bryan Cummings, PT. DPT, OCS Shoulder pain in older adults often appears suddenly, as if caused by a sudden trauma or injury. But for many, shoulder injuries are often the result of musculoskeletal conditions directly associated with aging and more specifically, weakening posture. Some people may think ‘I slept on it wrong’ or ‘I
Why Does My Shoulder Hurt?
March 7, 2022
By Mary Rose Strickland, PT, DPT, OCS Did you recently hurt your shoulder lifting, reaching, or doing other movements? Or maybe it has been aching and gradually bothering you more and more over time? Outside of actual trauma (falling on to your shoulder, falling on an outstretched arm, car accident, etc) below may help you
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