Special Tests: What’s Causing My Shoulder Pain?

3 Jan 22
Special Tests: What’s Causing My Shoulder Pain?

Special tests are tests done by clinicians, like physical therapists, to help determine or confirm a diagnosis. If a patient comes in with shoulder pain, special tests can help physical therapists differentiate between possible diagnoses with similar symptoms.  There are many different types of special test used in the clinic. We broke down some commonly […]

10 May 21
Can Physical Therapy Help with Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Did you know? RA affects 0.4-1% of the population in North America 2-3 times more common in females than males  Most commonly diagnosed in women 30-60 years of age Individuals with RA are 8 times more likely to have the functional disability compared with adults in the general population from the same community It can […]

1 Jul 20
Mindfulness v. Mind Full

Do you know what it means to be mindfull vs have your mind full? Those who are mindfull are at peace. However, those who have their minds full are quite the opposite. via GIPHY via GIPHY Those with full minds tend to be stressed, anxious and unorganized due to the amount of things going through […]

23 May 20
“Can’t Shake it off”; Shoulder Differential Diagnosis

There are many types of shoulder injuries. Some diagnoses are clear cut, while others may be the result of lifestyle choices, genetics or a complete medical mystery, with an unknown cause of origin altogether. “How is she doing thaat?” If you have shoulder pain, dont try this @🏠 via GIPHY via GIPHY Neither of the […]

13 May 20
BeneFIT PT’s Anatomy Series Vol.2: the Shoulder

Last month we kicked off BeneFIT  Physical Therapy’s Anatomy  Blog Series. Each month we will feature a different part of the body. BeneFIT PT staff is highly trained in knowing all about human anatomy so that we can effectively help our patients with their specific areas of concern, rehabilitation and strenghthening. via GIPHY The exercises […]