shoulder pain

1 Jun 20
Cervical Radiculopathy: Diagnosis & Treatment

“Help, my shoulder hurts and I am getting pins and needles in my arm/hand, but I did nothing to my shoulder! All I do is sit at my desk and work on the computer all day!” 💻 This a very common complaint heard by physical therapists.  It is not unusual for someone to believe they […]

27 May 20
Shoulder Girdles, Scapulaes, Oh My!

Shoulder girdle? Hurdle? WHAT?!  via GIPHY When we talk about the ‘shoulder,’ most people will point to the right place and know where the shoulder is. What a lot of people don’t know, is that the shoulder or shoulder girdle, actually consists of 3 separate bones🦴🦴🦴: humerus (your arm), clavicle (collar bone) and scapula (shoulder […]

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 […]

20 Oct 18
Proper Backpack Wearing

Now that school has begun, has your child been complaining about their neck, upper back or shoulders? Well, it could be their backpack! Frequently, children can experience pain in their necks, upper back, or shoulders from carrying too much weight in an ill-fitting backpack.  More than 79 million students carry backpacks to school and of […]

26 Aug 14
Kids and Backpacks

The start of school is right around the corner and if you haven’t yet you will be out buying all the school supplies for the upcoming year.  One of the most important items on that back to school shopping list should be the backpack.  Frequently, children can experience pain in their necks, upper back, or […]