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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…

I thought I got rid of this problem. Why does it keep coming back?

Recently I have had several patients that I haven’t seen in a while approach me and say something along the lines of the following: “Hey do you remember that issue I had last year?  It’s back! What gives?!?!” I responded in kind with this: “Have you been occasionally doing the homework I told you to…

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…

Overhead Lifting–It’s Not For Most of Us

There are many schools of thought when it comes to exercising.  From getting ready to bikini season to getting shredded with mad gainz at the gym, each thought process has its pros and cons.  A lot of them overlap.  A lot of them are just fine for the vast majority of people.  One idea that many find to…

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