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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…

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…

How much do you value your health?

How much do you value your health?

Today I came across this post on reddit and this about sums it up for so many people.  They have issues that have been snowballing for week, months, or even years but don’t like the idea of committing time, money or both to achieving their goal of feeling better.  Just as your pain slowly built…

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…

What Determines Bad Posture?

What Determines Bad Posture?

Hello Everybody!  This is probably the single most important question that everybody should know the answer to.  Good posture not only prevents chronic injuries, but it projects you as a more confident person to the world.  Instead of going over the finer points trying to explain it to you, I’m going to go over this…

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