Rounded shoulders: Ways to fix ‘mom posture’

Mon 24 July 2017 By Jon Johnson Reviewed by Gregory Minnis, DPT The term rounded shoulders is used to describe a resting shoulder position that has moved forward from the body’s ideal alignment. Rounded shoulders, sometimes known as ‘mom posture,’ are part of overall bad posture, and they can get worse if left untreated. There…

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Corticosteroid injections for rotator cuff tendinosis

The wide use of corticosteroid injections into the subacromial space for symptomatic rotator cuff tendinosis may be attributable to habit or an incentive to satisfy the patient with a “quick fix” rather than discuss other options such as physiotherapy and exercise. This 2016 meta-analysis found corticosteroid injections provide, at best – minimal transient pain relief…

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Brad – Right Shoulder Pain For 2 Years [video]

This is Brad’s response to his 1st treatment using Trigenics®.

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Natural history of frozen shoulder: fact or fiction?

This review found a lack of evidence to support the long-running notion that frozen shoulder is a self-limiting condition with identifiable stages of progression (painful, stiff and recovery phases) and complete resolution of symptoms, even without treatment. The proposed timing of this progression – slower gains in the beginning and faster ones at the end…

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Prevalence of Frozen Shoulder in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes

An article in Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation had some published statistics that surprised me.  The authors were wanting to know the prevalence of frozen shoulder in Type 1 diabetics, and they found that almost 60% of patients with Type 1 diabetes over 45 years old had frozen shoulder, and of those people, 73% had it…

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Shoulder pain linked to increased heart disease risk

Date: December 27, 2016 Source: University of Utah Health Sciences Summary: After all the lifting, hauling and wrapping, worn out gift givers may blame the season’s physical strain for any shoulder soreness they are feeling. It turns out there could be another reason. A new study finds that individuals with symptoms that put them at…

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Shoulder Pain: Manual Therapy Works Well and Costs Less Than Shots

Basically, at the end of 1 year, the manual therapy patients had as much symptom relief as the steroid shot patients, but the group of patients that received the steriod injections spent more money. by Shara Yurkiewicz August 04, 2014 Patients with shoulder pain receiving corticosteroid injections (CSI) versus manual physical therapy (MPT) had the…

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