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SNOW SHOVELING – HOW TO AVOID INJURY

Winter is fast approaching and it won’t be long until Mother Nature visits with her annual “gifts” of snow, ice, and cold temperatures. If you are a homeowner, you know how challenging it is to stay on top of chores like keeping your sidewalks free of snow and ice, so they are safe and accessible […]

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SHOULDER PAIN: THE TOP 5 COMMON CAUSES

Shoulder Anatomy To understand why your shoulders hurt, it helps to know a little bit about your shoulders’ anatomy. Shoulder joints give you a wide range of motion, but this can also make them susceptible to injury. Your shoulder is a ball-and-socket joint, with the ball part located on the humerus bone and the socket […]

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TOTAL SHOULDER REPLACEMENT: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Has your physician given you a diagnosis of frozen shoulder? If so, you likely have been experiencing shoulder pain for some time. With this condition, pain tends to come on gradually over a period of 6-9 months. It eventually reaches the point where it becomes so difficult to move one’s shoulder that it actually seems […]

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TOTAL SHOULDER REPLACEMENT: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

You may not think a lot about your shoulders–until something goes wrong with them. Pain in your shoulders can be severe, and it can limit your range of movement for everyday activities. Perhaps your doctor has mentioned a Total Shoulder Replacement. Many people find relief after this procedure and subsequent physical therapy. Here’s what you […]

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BACK PAIN: DEGENERATIVE DISC DISEASE AND DEGENERATIVE JOINT DISEASE
Back pain can make it hard to live your life. When your back hurts, bending, moving, or even just sitting can be painful. If you’ve got back pain, you’re not alone. An estimated 80 percent of Americans will experience a back problem in their lifetime, according to the American Chiropractic Association. There are many causes of back […]

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BACK PAIN AND DIFFERENT LEG LENGTHS
It’s not uncommon for people to assume the human body is perfectly symmetrical, however that is not always the case. Typically, minor differences such as one ear placed a bit lower than the other, or middle fingers that are slightly different in length do not cause any health issues. However, even minor discrepancies in leg […]

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WHY IS MY SHOULDER PAIN WORSE AT NIGHT?
Most people are able to engage in various positions while sleeping without much thought. However, sometimes people experience shoulder pain at night that for the most part, disappears during the day. This may be an indication they are beginning to experience some type of issue within the shoulder region. Anyone experiencing persistent shoulder pain while […]

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IS YOUR ELBOW PAIN CAUSED BY GOLFER’S ELBOW?
If you are experiencing pain where the tendons of your forearm attach to the bony bump on the inside of your elbow, you may have a condition known as golfer’s elbow. Even if you don’t play golf, this injury happens to many people over time. What is golfer’s elbow? Let’s start by understanding the anatomy […]

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