The Best Shoulder Mobility Exercises

Maintaining shoulder mobility is essential for everyday activities and overall quality of life, especially as we age. This article explores the significant benefits of shoulder mobility exercises, which include reducing pain and inflammation, preventing injuries, improving posture, and enhancing performance in physical activities. We’ll focus on various exercise types—dynamic stretches, static stretches, resistance exercises, and […]

Our Eight Favorite Exercises For Frozen Shoulder

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JUMP TO EXERCISES If you’ve been experiencing stiffness and pain in your shoulder, you might be dealing with a condition known as frozen shoulder. This condition (also known as adhesive capsulitis in the medical community) isn’t as icy as it sounds. Still, it can be quite a pain, literally. It develops slowly through three stages: […]

Rotator Cuff Surgery Recovery: What You Need to Know

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Are you or a loved one facing the prospect of rotator cuff surgery? If so, you may have questions about the procedure and the rotator cuff surgery recovery process.  From managing post-operative pain and inflammation to reaping the benefits of a tailored physical therapy program, this article will guide you through what to expect after […]

Creaky Shoulders? What To Do For Shoulder Crepitus

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Have you noticed your shoulders making new sounds in recent years? Perhaps you’re experiencing the peculiar sensation of your shoulders crackling, popping, or feeling stiff. This noisy phenomenon, known as shoulder crepitus, can be a nuisance that affects your shoulders’ comfortable movement and mobility. This article will help you understand why crepitus happens and how […]

Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery: What You Need to Know

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Are you struggling with shoulder pain or stiffness? If so, you may have heard of arthroscopic shoulder surgery as a potential treatment option. But what exactly is arthroscopic shoulder surgery, and how can it help you?   Arthroscopic shoulder surgery is a specialized procedure that utilizes a small camera and instruments to address various shoulder problems, […]

Improve Your Shoulder Health with Three Expert Tips from a Physical Therapist

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Physical therapist Dr. Kathy Doubleday shares three tips to decrease stress on our shoulders in this video. You will learn: How posture affects shoulder motion substantially. Adjusting our posture to a tall position before lifting an arm can naturally increase shoulder movement. Lifting arms in extreme positions or reaching across our body stresses our shoulders […]

Tennis Elbow vs. Golf Elbow

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Are you experiencing persistent pain in your elbow? A variety of activities can cause elbow pain. Two of the most common elbow conditions are tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow or “golf elbow.” However, knowing whether you have tennis elbow or golf elbow can be tricky. While both conditions can be difficult to treat, understanding their […]