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Dear Desk Jockeys:  Your shoulder pain isn’t shoulder pain.

Dear Desk Jockeys: Your shoulder pain isn’t shoulder pain.

It seems everywhere I go I hear people complaining about their shoulders.  Perhaps its because my ears are used to hearing my patients talk about their concerns, but it seems it doesn’t matter if I’m at the grocery store, the gym, a yoga studio, or out for the evening–everybody complains about their shoulders.  “I’ve got…

Bartending: Why it kills your posture and what to do about it

Bartending: Why it kills your posture and what to do about it

Late hours, fast-paced, and often under appreciated by patrons, bartending is a tough job.  Hell, I personally attempted it and got fired (twice!) since I couldn’t keep up with the fast pace the job required. It is a demanding job that will also lead to some unwanted aches and pains.  Clicking and painful shoulders, headaches…

Top Tips To Improve Foot Pain

Top Tips To Improve Foot Pain Foot pain is super common.  often the problem isn’t just in the foot! Your body is a temple, right?  Well if that’s the case, your feet are the foundation.  A poor foundation in an actual building will end up with cracks in the foundation, uneven floors, or leaks in…

What can I do for my knee pain?

EXERCISE! Muscle imbalance is often a main source of knee pain.  Your quads being far stronger than your glutes and hamstrings is a recipe for disaster. Start by performing air squats with your heels firmly planted into the ground. The more you focus on putting your weight on your heels the more you will be forced…

6 Mobility Checks Everybody Should Do!

6 Mobility Checks Everybody Should Do! A body that moves keeps moving.  One that doesn’t…gets hurt, complains about not being able to move and talks about how mobile they were when they were younger.   Some parts of your body are built for stability, like your knees and spine.  Other parts of your body are built…

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