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Is Your Shoulder Pain Coming From the Rotator Cuff?

June 10th, 2017

Have you ever felt a twinge in your shoulder when lifting something, or do you suffer from an aching shoulder at the end of the day? This could be a sign that your rotator cuff is weak and irritated. Various studies* show that 20% of people with shoulder pain after age 32 have a rotator

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How to Protect Your Back

May 20th, 2017

Have you ever felt low back pain after doing too much the day before? One of the major causes of low back pain is repetitive injury to the spine. Repetitive injuries can be as simple as picking up boxes or having to bend down to scrub and clean the house.   We often feel that

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Tips for Relieving Sciatica Pain

May 15th, 2017

Do you have back pain or sciatica? In a study reported in the journal Orthopedics, 650 people were examined for low back pain or sciatica. About 25% had reported an episode of sciatica in the past 6 months of the study. This shows how common sciatica really is. Sciatica is a term used to describe

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Happy Spring

May 9th, 2017

I just returned from North Carolina where I was a teacher assistant within my Medical Therapeutic Yoga program.  The classes were held an ocean side beach house; the meals were all prepared and organically homemade. This was a picturesque setting for a week of relaxed intensive learning; all without the “typical” responsibilities we have in

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Is Your Shoulder Impinged? Self-Test

April 24th, 2017

By Sophie Xie / October 11, 2016 | Be My Healer |     Is the top level of the bookshelf off-limit to you due to your shoulder pain? Do you have trouble reaching for a jar of peanut butter? You probably heard about shoulder impingement syndrome and wondered if that’s the reason for your shoulder

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Tips for Relieving Neck Pain

April 20th, 2017

Do you find yourself with a nagging neck or headache, especially after a long day or stressful event? The American Academy of Pain Medicine reports that neck pain and severe headaches or migraines make up about 30% of all commonly reported pain conditions. There are many reasons for neck pain, but the majority of episodes

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7 Tips for Relieving Pain From Herniated Discs

April 10th, 2017

Do you experience achy or sharp radiating pain to your shoulder, arm, buttock or leg? This may be an indicator of a bulging or herniated disc in the neck or back. Between each of the vertebrae that make up your spine are small cushions called discs.   Herniated discs are more common in the 30-50

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Tips for avoiding back pain

March 20th, 2017

Is a sore back interfering with your life? You are not alone! Nearly four out of five people experience back pain at some point in their lifetime. Back pain takes various forms, from a persistent dull ache to sudden sharp pain, and has many causes. Sometimes it results from a sprain, fracture, or other accidental

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Preventing and Treating Sports Injuries

March 13th, 2017

Exercise is an important part of life in order to become or stay healthy. For many people, sports are a fun way of burning extra calories, socializing and getting fit. Unfortunately, this also means the occasional sports injury, or a flare-up of an old injury or condition.   You don’t have to be a professional

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Muscle Stretching for Relieving Neck and Back Pain

February 20th, 2017

Many aches and pains in the neck and back stem from tight muscles. Stretching the tight muscles along the back of your neck, strengthening the muscles in the front of your neck and improving body posture in general, can help to release neck pain. Our experts in physical therapy can help you achieve all of

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